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November 2018

Scandic Hotels launches Scandic Friends Mastercard together with SEB Kort

Scandic Hotels launches Scandic Friends Mastercard together with SEB Kort

Today, Scandic has launched a Scandic Hotels credit card connected to its Scandic Friends loyalty program that will offer members more opportunities to earn points and faster ways to level up. The...
Scandic to open new hotel in Kiruna to replace existing hotel when city moves to new location

Scandic to open new hotel in Kiruna to replace existing hotel when city moves to new location

Scandic has signed an agreement to establish a new hotel in Kiruna’s new city center. The hotel property will be owned by Swedish mining company LKAB and built by Skanska. The new hotel will be...
Scandic to take over hotel in Molde

Scandic to take over hotel in Molde

On January 1, 2019, Scandic will take over the operations of Hotel Alexandra in central Molde, Norway. The property is currently owned by Pandox and the hotel will be Scandic’s second hotel in the...
Nomination Committee for Scandic’s AGM 2019 appointed, Frank Fiskers to leave Board of Directors

Nomination Committee for Scandic’s AGM 2019 appointed, Frank Fiskers to leave Board of Directors

In accordance with the instruction to the Nomination Committee, Scandic’s Nomination Committee is made up of Scandic’s three largest shareholders as per August 31, 2018 and the Chairman of the...

October 2018

Scandic’s interim report Q3 2018 – Continued improved earnings

Scandic’s interim report Q3 2018 – Continued improved earnings

Third quarter in summary. Net sales rose by 22.6% to 4,874 MSEK (3,974), driven by more rooms in operation, including the acquisition of Restel, as well as positive currency effects. For comparable...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the third quarter 2018

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the third quarter 2018

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the third quarter 2018 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on October 25, 2018. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.
Scandic best in class in human resource management – Lena Bjurner named Nordic HR Director of the year

Scandic best in class in human resource management – Lena Bjurner named Nordic HR Director of the year

Scandic Hotels’ SVP HR & Sustainability Lena Bjurner was named Nordic HR Director of the year by Universum at the Employer Branding Forum & Talent Excellence Awards gala held at...

September 2018

Scandic bans cage eggs at its hotels

Scandic bans cage eggs at its hotels

Scandic Hotels, the leading hotel company in the Nordic countries, has decided to stop using eggs from caged hens. Each year, Scandic serves between 11.5 and 13 million eggs* at its hotels, with the...

August 2018

Scandic to divest one hotel in Kuopio

Scandic to divest one hotel in Kuopio

Lapland Hotels OY to take over operation of Cumulus Kuopio Station
Scandic hosting 300 wheelchair basketball players at one hotel

Scandic hosting 300 wheelchair basketball players at one hotel

The Wheelchair Basketball World Championships are being held in Germany between August 16 and 26. Scandic Hamburg Emporio is the official team hotel thanks to its successful work to promote...
Scandic Hotels joins ITP to help hotel industry achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Scandic Hotels joins ITP to help hotel industry achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Scandic Hotels, the leading Nordic hotel company, is bringing its best practice and know-how on sustainability to collaborate with 13 other leading hotels as a member of the International Tourism...
Scandic Hotels to open Trondheim’s largest hotel

Scandic Hotels to open Trondheim’s largest hotel

Scandic Hotels has signed a long-term lease agreement with Bane NOR Eiendom and Utstillingsplassen Eiendom to operate a new hotel in the Nyhavna area of Trondheim. The hotel will be the city’s...

July 2018

Scandic’s interim report Q2 2018 – Improved results in all markets

Scandic’s interim report Q2 2018 – Improved results in all markets

Second quarter in summary. Net sales rose by 26% to 4,748 MSEK (3,770), driven by more rooms in operation, including the acquisition of Restel, as well as positive currency effects. For comparable...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the second quarter 2018

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the second quarter 2018

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the second quarter 2018 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on July 20, 2018. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.
Scandic signs agreement for new hotel in Helsinki

Scandic signs agreement for new hotel in Helsinki

Scandic has signed a long-term lease agreement with Finnish private equity fund CapMan to take over a 178-room hotel in Helsinki. In conjunction with this, the parties have also agreed to extend...

June 2018

Scandic to divest one hotel in Pori

Scandic to divest one hotel in Pori

Rauman Hovi OY to take over operations of Cumulus Pori
Scandic strengthens its Executive Committee with strategic expertise within digitalization, branding and marketing

Scandic strengthens its Executive Committee with strategic expertise within digitalization, branding and marketing

Today, Scandic is announcing changes to its Executive Committee to fortify the company’s focus on digitalization, branding and marketing. New Chief Information Officer will be Ann Hellenius, new...
Scandic Hotels is one of the best places to work in Europe

Scandic Hotels is one of the best places to work in Europe

Scandic Hotels in Denmark, Germany and Finland has been awarded by Great Place to Work as the third best workplace in Europe in the Multinational companies category.
Rebranding of Restel’s hotels as Scandic hotels now completed

Rebranding of Restel’s hotels as Scandic hotels now completed

Today, Scandic Hotels has completed the rebranding of Restel´s former Cumulus hotels to the Scandic-brand.

May 2018

Scandic Hotels to stop using plastic straws and cocktail sticks

Scandic Hotels to stop using plastic straws and cocktail sticks

Scandic Hotels, the leading Nordic hotel company, has decided to stop using plastic straws and cocktail sticks in all of its hotels to help reducing the harmful impact these products have on the...
Scandic Hotels to open hotel in the fast-growing market of Voss, Norway

Scandic Hotels to open hotel in the fast-growing market of Voss, Norway

Scandic Hotels, the leading Nordic hotel company, has signed a long lease agreement with Bane NOR Eiendom to operate a new hotel in Voss, one of Norway’s most popular holiday destinations. Scandic...

April 2018

Bulletin from Scandic’s annual general meeting 2018

Bulletin from Scandic’s annual general meeting 2018

The annual general meeting of Scandic was held on Thursday 26 April 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Scandic’s interim report Q1 2018 – Increased focus on costs

Scandic’s interim report Q1 2018 – Increased focus on costs

First quarter in summary Net sales rose by 22.5 percent to 3,791 MSEK (3,095), driven by more rooms in operation and the Restel acquisition. The Easter holiday fell partly in March, so the quarter...
Scandic to open hotel in landmark building in Helsingborg harbor

Scandic to open hotel in landmark building in Helsingborg harbor

Scandic has signed a new long-term lease agreement with Midroc for a new hotel in the new development in the Helsingborg harbor, expected to open in 2021. The hotel will encompass approximately 180...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2018

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2018

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the first quarter 2018 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on April 26, 2018. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.

March 2018

Scandic publishes its Annual Report 2017

Scandic publishes its Annual Report 2017

Today, Scandic is publishing its Annual Report for 2017. The Annual Report, which also includes Sustainability Report, can be found at www.scandichotelsgroup.com. Printed copies will be available...
Notice of the annual general meeting of Scandic Hotels Group AB

Notice of the annual general meeting of Scandic Hotels Group AB

The shareholders of Scandic Hotels Group AB (556703-1702) are hereby invited to participate in the annual general meeting to be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 13:00 at Scandic Alvik,...
Changed segment reporting from January 1, 2018

Changed segment reporting from January 1, 2018

Scandic’s operations in Finland to be reported in a separate business segment following the acquisition of Restel.
Scandic establishes a Commercial Paper Program

Scandic establishes a Commercial Paper Program

Scandic has established a Swedish Commercial Paper Program with a total value of 2,000 MSEK.The tenure of issued commercial papers will be between three months and one year. The program will mainly...

February 2018

Scandic’s Nomination Committee announces proposal for new Chairman and presents its proposal for the Annual General Meeting

Scandic’s Nomination Committee announces proposal for new Chairman and presents its proposal for the Annual General Meeting

The Nomination Committee of Scandic Hotels Group AB has today announced that it will propose that the Annual General Meeting to be held on April 26, 2018, elects Per G Braathen as new Chairman of the...
Vagn Sørensen to leave position as Chairman and member of Scandic’s Board of Directors

Vagn Sørensen to leave position as Chairman and member of Scandic’s Board of Directors

Vagn Sørensen has announced to Scandic’s Nomination Committee that he will stand down as Chairman and member of the Board of Directors from the Annual General Meeting 2018.
Scandic’s year-end report 2017

Scandic’s year-end report 2017

– Continued growth but high costs in the quarter
Vanessa Butani appointed new Director of Sustainable Business at Scandic Hotels

Vanessa Butani appointed new Director of Sustainable Business at Scandic Hotels

Vanessa Butani has been appointed new Director of Sustainable Business at Scandic Hotels. Vanessa has broad experience from working with sustainability, corporate strategy and business development,...
Scandic Hotels receives accessibility award and invited to speak at UN Office in Vienna

Scandic Hotels receives accessibility award and invited to speak at UN Office in Vienna

Scandic Hotels’ holistic accessibility strategy has earned the company an award as one of the most innovative practices in the prestigious Zero Project. The award ceremony will be held at the Zero...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s Year-end report 2017

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s Year-end report 2017

Scandic Hotels Group will present its Year-end report 2017 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on February 20, 2018. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.

January 2018

Unique partnerships and new app when Scandic launches new loyalty program

Unique partnerships and new app when Scandic launches new loyalty program

A brand new app, better benefits, exciting new partnerships, more ways of spending accrued loyalty points – a lot of things are new when Scandic Hotels re-launches the Nordic region's largest...
Scandic guests can now donate loyalty points to Save the Children

Scandic guests can now donate loyalty points to Save the Children

Through a new agreement between Scandic Hotels and Save the Children, Scandic employees, guests and members of the Scandic Friends loyalty program can help Save the Children in their important...
Scandic predicts lower earnings for the fourth quarter

Scandic predicts lower earnings for the fourth quarter

- Deviation attributable to decreased earnings in the company’s Swedish operations and non-recurring costs for central functions.