Savonlinna Region
Accommodation and Travel Stats

August 2022

Savonlinna Region: Tourism in a nutshell

icon: star 46,200
8 %
icon: finland 36,300
16 %
icon: foreign 9,900
52 %
Top 3:
Germany
3,200
6 %
Russia
2,300
5,826 %
France
570
179 %
icon: star 23,800
15 %
icon: finland 21,200
20 %
icon: foreign 2,700
55 %
Top 3:
Russia
560
3,667 %
Germany
470
19 %
France
280
195 %
icon: star 2.5 mill. €
8 %
Average prices:
Night
54.00 €
0.40 €
Room
114.80 €
5.40 €
RevPAR
59.50 €
7.00 €
icon: establishment 36
5 %
icon: room 1,400
1 %
icon: bed 4,000
2 %
icon: temperature 18.2 °C
3.1 °C
icon: rainfall 30 mm
47 mm

46,200 registered bed nights

In August 2022, 46,200 registered bed nights were recorded in Savonlinna Region (-7.6 %), of which 36,300 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 9,900 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased 16 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 52 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased eight percent from last year's August.

Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Germany (3,200 nights).

37,000 nights (+0.7 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 9,200 nights (-30.6 %) by business visitors.

Between January and August, 223,000 registered bed nights (-12.5 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 27,900 (+138.1 %) for foreigners in Savonlinna Region, in total 251,000 (-5.9 %) registered nights.

Registered bed nights

Registered bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 2.0 percent

Total of 2.3 million registered bed nights (+12.6 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.8 million nights (-2.2 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 560,000 nights (+114.2 %) by foreigners.

The market share of Savonlinna Region out of total registered bed nights was 2.0 % (-0.4 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 2.1 % and foreign bed nights 1.8 %.

Comparison of registered bed nights between regions

23,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 15 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 88.8 percent were domestic, and 11.2 percent were from foreign countries.

During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Savonlinna Region on average 1.7 nights (+0.07) and foreigners 3.7 nights (-0.08).

Visitor days

Visitor days by region

Visitor days by city

Visitor days by postal code

Visitor nights

Visitor nights by region

64 air travelers (Savonlinna)

The airport received a total of 64 passengers.

Of local passengers, 18.8 % arrived from abroad, thus the share of domestic passengers was 81.2 %.

In addition, there were 70 passengers departing the airport, therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 134.

Arriving passengers (excl. transfers) (Savonlinna)

Arriving passengers from (Savonlinna)

Passengers on transfers from (Savonlinna)

Departing passengers to (Savonlinna)

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 250 percent

A total of 129,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

  • Vaalimaa: 59,700 (+405.7 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 36,900 (+210.0 %)
  • Imatra: 18,400 (+518.8 %)
  • Niirala: 9,900 (+36.3 %)
  • Vartius: 3,100 (+47.2 %)
  • Kuusamo: 68 (+36.0 %)
  • Salla: 720 (+234.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 740 (+1,054.7 %)

Russian visa applications increased 330 percent (June)

There was a total of 12,000 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 81.5 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 3.1 million euro

Total accommodation sales in August were 3.1 million euro (-260,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 19.4 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 2.5 million euro (-223,000) and non-registered sales 600,000 euro (-37,200).

Total January-August sales were 18.8 million euro and they increased 1.1 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2022
Amount
Change jan-August 2022
Amount
Change
Adr (Non-Registered) 134 € -9.9 % 141 € -12.7 %
Adr (Registered) 115 € -4.5 % 125 € 6.9 %
Revpar (Non-Registered) 76 € -1.1 % 75 € -11.3 %
Revpar (Registered) 59 € -10.5 % 61 € 7.3 %
Bed Night (Registered) 54 € -0.7 % 62 € 21.2 %

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

36 accommodation establishments (-2)
1,400 rooms (-8)
4,000 beds (-93)

Room utilization 51.8 % (-3.5)
Unsold rooms 690

Airbnb and Vrbo

360 accommodation establishments (-16)
330 apartments (-18)
710 rooms (-73)

Apartment utilization 56.7 % (+4.9)
Unsold apartments 143

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities

Accommodation customer satisfaction comparison between regions

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, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research

Savonlinnan Seudun Matkailu Oy
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57100 SAVONLINNA
Puh. 040 730 9765
jaana@visitsavonlinna.fi
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