Saimaa Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

April 2022

Saimaa Region: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights (March)
icon: star 82,500
70 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales (March)
icon: star 4.3 mill. €
79 %
Average prices:
Night
52.50 €
2.90 €
Room
95.20 €
0.40 €
RevPAR
37.50 €
14.30 €
Capacity icon
Capacity (March)
icon: establishment 98
2 %
icon: room 4,000
7 %
icon: bed 11,100
4 %
utilization icon
Utilization (March)
icon: room 39 %
61 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 1.8 °C
1.5 °C
icon: rainfall 21 mm
0 mm

Registered bed nights increased 70 percent (March)

In March 2022, 82,500 registered bed nights were recorded in Saimaa Region (+69.6 %), of which 63,600 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 14,400 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased two percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 15 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 70 percent from last year's March.

56,600 nights (+105.1 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 25,900 nights (+23.0 %) by business visitors.

Between January and March, 240,000 registered bed nights (+4.3 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 92,200 (-8.4 %) for foreigners in Saimaa Region, in total 209,000 (+38.7 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 4.7 percent (March)

Total of 1.8 million registered bed nights (+105.0 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.4 million nights (+70.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 377,000 nights (+699.7 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Saimaa Region out of total registered bed nights was 4.7 % (-1.0 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights and foreign bed nights .

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 19 percent

A total of 31,300 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 75.5 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 14,100 (+105.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 8,800 (+18.0 %)
  • Imatra: 760 (-78.8 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 4.0 (-33.3 %)
  • Niirala: 5,400 (+2.0 %)
  • Vartius: 1,900 (+8.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 21 (-74.1 %)
  • Salla: 173 (+174.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 83 (+144.1 %)

Russian visa applications increased 800 percent (February)

There was a total of 7,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 82.4 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
April 2022
Amount
Change jan-April 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 152 € -11.0 % 144 € -8.0 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 73 € -7.3 % 62 € -17.0 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Airbnb and Vrbo

800 accommodation establishments (-310)
730 apartments (-290)
1,700 rooms (-740)

Apartment utilization 47.7 % (+3.3)
Unsold apartments 380

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

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

Rainfall

Visitor count by attraction

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

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