Saimaa Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

September 2020


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Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

23,800 Russian travelers via eastern border

A total of 23,800 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 6,300 (-90.9 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 6,100 (-94.0 %)
  • Imatra: 3,300 (-92.6 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 0.0 (-100.0 %)
  • Niirala: 4,900 (-76.1 %)
  • Vartius: 1,900 (-75.9 %)
  • Kuusamo: 44 (-89.8 %)
  • Salla: 66 (-97.3 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 34 (-98.6 %)

Russian visa applications decreased 99 percent

There was a total of 610 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 60.7 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Global Google searches for "saimaa region + keyword"

Google searches for "saimaa region" by search region

The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram

The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

Key indicators

Bed nights



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.



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Sources: Finnish Border Guard, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland

Yhteistyössä goSaimaa ja VisitSaimaa

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