Accommodation and Travel Stats
South Savonia: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
77,700 bed nights in paid accommodation
Total of 77,700 bed nights (+3.0 %) were recorded in paid accommodation in South Savonia in September 2021. This figure includes bed nights at registered establishments as well as at AirBnB and Vrbo. The share of registered bed nights was 57 % and non-registered 43 %.
Between January and September, the number of paid bed nights was 839,000 (+11.6 %). Share of registered was 60 % and non-registered 40 %.
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. Non-registered bed nights statistics include bed nights from AirBnB and Vrbo.
Registered bed nights increased 19 percent
In September 2021, 44,500 registered bed nights were recorded in South Savonia (+19.3 %), of which 38,900 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 5,600 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 14 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 81 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 19 percent from last year's September.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Thailand (2,100 nights).
26,700 nights (+46.4 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 17,800 nights (-6.6 %) by business visitors.
Between January and September, 477,000 registered bed nights (+23.2 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 29,800 (-17.1 %) for foreigners in South Savonia, in total 507,000 (+19.8 %) 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
Comparison of registered bed nights between regions
24,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 22 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 96.4 percent were domestic, and 3.6 percent were from foreign countries.
During September, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in South Savonia on average 1.6 nights (-0.09) and foreigners 6.4 nights (-3.1).
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 40 percent
A total of 33,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 9,700 (+52.9 %)
- Nuijamaa: 10,600 (+73.2 %)
- Imatra: 2,900 (-11.9 %)
- Niirala: 6,800 (+38.9 %)
- Vartius: 2,200 (+14.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 62 (+40.9 %)
- Salla: 117 (+77.3 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 73 (+114.7 %)
Accommodation sales 3.6 million euro
Total accommodation sales in September were 3.6 million euro (+171,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 32.0 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 2.5 million euro (+436,000) and non-registered sales 1.2 million euro (-265,000).
Total January-September sales were 36.5 million euro and they increased 4.5 million euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||149 €||-6.7 %||157 €||-3.2 %|
|Adr (Registered)||106 €||4.6 %||111 €||5.2 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||75 €||-23.9 %||90 €||-6.8 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||55 €||1.9 %||48 €||4.0 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||46 €||19.8 %||48 €||15.5 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
69 accommodation establishments (-4)
1,900 rooms (+55)
5,600 beds (+15)
Room utilization 43.4 % (+5.5)
Unsold rooms 1,100
Bed utilization 26.7 % (+4.0)
Airbnb and Vrbo
740 accommodation establishments (-28)
680 apartments (-35)
1,600 rooms (+13)
Apartment utilization 50.2 % (-11)
Unsold apartments 340