Accommodation and Travel Stats
Saimaa Region: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
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 statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, motels, guest houses, hostels, holiday villages and campsites. Establishments with fewer than 20 beds or caravan lots with an electrical connection point are excluded.
Registered bed nights
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
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.
|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
Visitor count by attraction
Sources: Airdna, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland
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