North Karelia
Accommodation and Travel Stats

January 2024

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North Karelia: Tourism in a nutshell

Total
(December 2023)
icon: new 46,700
2 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: star 29,700
6 %
icon: finland 27,800
11 %
icon: foreign 1,800
36 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: star 12,200
11 %
Total
(December 2023)
icon: new 25,300
9 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: star 18,800
14 %
icon: finland 18,100
15 %
icon: foreign 610
5 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: star 4,700
10 %
Total
(December 2023)
icon: new 2.4 mill.
5 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: star 1.8 mill. €
10 %
Average prices:
Night
60.50 €
8.80 €
Room
104.50 €
5.50 €
RevPAR
38.80 €
6.20 €
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: star 367,000
10 %
Average prices:
Adr
130.40 €
0.60 €
RevPAR
40.90 €
10.40 €
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: establishment 47
2 %
icon: room 1,500
8 %
icon: bed 3,700
6 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: establishment 550
18 %
icon: room 990
16 %
Registered Accommodation
(December 2023)
icon: room 37 %
9 %
icon: bed 26 %
1 %
Non-registered Accommodation
(January)
icon: entire place 32 %
19 %

Paid bed nights

Registered bed nights increased six percent (December 2023)

In December 2023, 29,700 registered bed nights were recorded in North Karelia (+6.3 %), of which 27,800 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,800 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 11 percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 36 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased six percent from last year's December.

22,500 nights (+17.0 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 7,200 nights (-17.2 %) by business visitors.

Between January and December, 464,000 registered bed nights (+1.2 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 41,500 (+14.7 %) for foreigners in North Karelia, in total 505,000 (+2.2 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 1.6 percent (December 2023)

Total of 1.8 million registered bed nights (+0.4 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.0 million nights (-3.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 780,000 nights (+6.3 %) by foreigners.

The market share of North Karelia out of total registered bed nights was 1.6 % (+0.1 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.7 % and foreign bed nights 0.2 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

18,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (December 2023)

Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 14 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 96.7 percent were domestic, and 3.3 percent were from foreign countries.

During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in North Karelia on average 1.5 nights (-0.05) and foreigners 3.0 nights (-1.5).

Visitors

Visitors by region

Visitors by city

Visitors by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

1,200 air travelers (Joensuu)

The airport received a total of 1,200 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 27 percent.

Of local passengers, 0.5 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 99.5 %.

In addition, there were 1,200 passengers departing the airport (+28.9 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 2,500 (+28.0 %).

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Joensuu)

Arriving passengers from (Joensuu)

Passengers on transfers from (Joensuu)

Departing passengers to (Joensuu)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
December 2023
Amount
Change jan-December 2023
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 152 € 3.8 % 131 € -1.5 %
Adr (Registered) 104 € -5.0 % 110 € -0.8 %
Bed Night (Registered) 61 € -12.7 % 60 € -0.9 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 58 € -7.5 % 62 € -10.5 %
Revpar (Registered) 39 € -13.8 % 51 € -2.1 %

Total accommodation sales

Registered accommodation sales

Non-registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation (December 2023)

47 accommodation establishments (+1)
1,500 rooms (+117)
3,700 beds (+230)

Room utilization 37.1 % (-3.8)
Unsold rooms 970
Bed utilization 26.3 % (-0.3)

Airbnb and Vrbo

550 accommodation establishments (+83)
480 apartments (+78)
990 rooms (+133)

Apartment utilization 31.8 % (-7.3)
Unsold apartments 330

Registered room utilization for establishments

Key indicators

Bed nights

Arrivals

Sales

Travel key indicators: the darker the square the larger the value.

Dark squares in the middle (vertically) mean the main season is in the summer. Dark squares on the top and the bottom mean the main season is in the winter. Gradually darkening squares from left to right signify growth over the years.

It is important to notice that the largest values (darkest squares) are not necessarily during the same months between different stats as this might reveal interesting details about travel and accommodation trends.

Temperature

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Sources: Airdna, Finavia, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

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