Accommodation and Travel Stats
South Savonia: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
37,300 registered bed nights
In September 2020, 37,300 registered bed nights were recorded in South Savonia (-20.1 %), of which 34,200 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 3,100 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased three percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 73 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased 20 percent from last year's September.
18,200 nights (-38.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 19,100 nights (+13.4 %) by business visitors.
Between January and September, 387,000 registered bed nights (-8.1 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 36,000 (-72.6 %) for foreigners in South Savonia, in total 423,000 (-23.4 %) 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
20,300 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation decreased 20 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 98.4 percent were domestic, and 1.6 percent were from foreign countries.
During September, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in South Savonia on average 1.7 nights (+0.08) and foreigners 9.4 nights (+6.4).
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
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.
Accommodation sales 2.0 million euro
Registered accommodation sales in September were 2.0 million euro (-362,000).
Registered January-September sales were 19.6 million euro and they decreased 7.4 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||101 €||11.1 %||106 €||5.9 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||54 €||6.1 %||46 €||-5.1 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||38 €||-3.6 %||42 €||-4.6 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
73 accommodation establishments (-1)
1,900 rooms (-193)
5,600 beds (-360)
Room utilization 37.9 % (-5.8)
Unsold rooms 1,200
Bed utilization 22.7 % (-3.6)
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Global Google searches for "south savonia"
Global Google searches for "south savonia + keyword"
Google searches for "south savonia" by search region
The occurrence of hashtags on Instagram
The number of likes for posts with hashtags on Instagram
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Sources: Business Finland, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland