South Savonia
Accommodation and Travel Stats

August 2019

Notice

This is a non-premium report and don’t show the last 12 months data.

For more information or subscription for the premium report <click>, or contact us at <premium@visitory.io>

South Savonia: Tourism in a nutshell

Bed Nights icon
Bed Nights
icon: star 97,300
7 %
icon: finland 65,200
7 %
icon: foreign 32,100
8 %
Top 3:
Russia
14,300
3 %
Germany
6,400
5 %
Italy
1,600
28 %
Visitors icon
Visitors
icon: star 49,700
9 %
icon: finland 39,400
7 %
icon: foreign 10,300
16 %
Top 3:
Russia
3,800
11 %
Germany
1,500
30 %
Italy
850
2 %
Accommodation Sales icon
Accommodation Sales
icon: star 4.4 mill.
7 %
Average prices:
Night
45.60 €
6.30 €
Room
99.40 €
9.60 €
RevPAR
49.50 €
0.90 €
Capacity icon
Capacity
icon: establishment 93
0 %
icon: room 3,100
3 %
icon: bed 8,400
4 %
Weather icon
Weather
icon: temperature 14.6 °C
2.7 °C
icon: rainfall 41 mm
25 mm

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

97,300 registered bed nights

In August 2019, 97,300 bed nights were recorded in South Savonia (-7.4 %), of which 65,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 32,100 nights by foreigners. Domestic bed nights decreased seven percent and foreign bed nights decreased eight percent. In total, bed nights decreased seven percent from last year's August.

Most foreign bed nights were recorded for travelers from Russia (14,300 nights).

76,400 nights (-6.6 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 20,900 nights (-10.4 %) by business visitors.

Between January and August, 405,000 bed nights (+1.6 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 123,000 (-1.6 %) for foreigners in South Savonia, in total 528,000 (+0.9 %) nights.

Registered bed nights

Bed nights by country of arrival

Market share 4.0 percent

Total of 2.4 million bed nights (+3.9 %) were recorded in the whole country, of which 1.6 million nights (+3.7 %) were spent by domestic visitors and 786,000 nights (+4.1 %) by foreigners.

The market share of South Savonia out of total bed nights was 4.0 % (-0.5 percentage points), out of domestic bed nights 4.0 % and foreign bed nights 4.1 %.

49,700 tourists arrived to accommodation

Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased nine percent compared to earlier year. Of all arrivals, 79.2 percent were domestic, and 20.8 percent were from foreign countries.

During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in South Savonia on average 1.7 nights (-0.01) and foreigners 3.1 nights (+0.27).

Ferry arrivals from different harbors

Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 13 percent

A total of 348,000 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.

The share of southeastern border stations was 92.3 percent.

  • Vaalimaa: 104,000 (+9.0 %)
  • Nuijamaa: 139,000 (+22.2 %)
  • Imatra: 60,400 (+5.6 %)
  • Vainikkala (train): 18,000 (+18.5 %)
  • Niirala: 27,600 (+6.7 %)
  • Vartius: 9,600 (+7.0 %)
  • Kuusamo: 560 (+14.1 %)
  • Salla: 2,800 (+0.6 %)
  • Raja-Jooseppi: 3,100 (+32.3 %)

Russian visa applications increased 45 percent

There was a total of 90,700 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 84.3 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.

Accommodation sales 4.4 million euro

Registered accommodation sales in August were 4.4 million euro (+303,000).

Registered January-August sales were 25.6 million euro and they increased 4.3 million euro from the previous year.

Average prices

= change at least 10 %
August 2019
Amount
Change jan-August 2019
Amount
Change
Adr (Registered) 99 € 10.6 %  101 € 15.7 % 
Revpar (Registered) 50 € 1.9 % 43 € 10.8 % 
Bed Night (Registered) 46 € 16.0 %  49 € 19.0 % 

Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations

Registered accommodation sales

Average registered room price (ADR)

Capacity & Utilization

Registered Accommodation

93 accommodation establishments (+0)
3,100 rooms (+78)
8,400 beds (+330)

Room utilization 49.8 % (-4.3)
Unsold rooms 1,600
Bed utilization 37.1 % (-3.0)

Registered room utilization for establishments

Website's user sessions by language

Hotel customer satisfaction by nationalities

Share this report

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

Navigate

previous
next