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July 2019

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the second quarter 2019

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the second quarter 2019

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the second quarter 2019 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on July 19, 2019. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.

June 2019

Scandic to take over hotel in Stavanger

Scandic to take over hotel in Stavanger

On October 1, 2019, Scandic will take over the operations of Radisson Blu Royal in Stavanger, Norway. The hotel, which is ideally located in downtown Stavanger, will target business and leisure...
Scandic recruits new HR and Sustainability Director

Scandic recruits new HR and Sustainability Director

Scandic has recruited Bitte Ferngren as its new HR and Sustainability Director and member of its Executive Committee. Bitte will join Scandic in the fall of 2019 from her previous position as the HR...
Scandic to open new hotel in Copenhagen

Scandic to open new hotel in Copenhagen

Scandic has signed an agreement regarding the operation of a new hotel in attractive Nørreport in central Copenhagen. The hotel, which will have some 100 rooms, is expected to open in 2020.

May 2019

Lena Bjurner to leave Scandic

Lena Bjurner to leave Scandic

Lena Bjurner, SVP HR & Sustainability, has announced that she has decided to leave Scandic. Work to find a replacement has begun and Lena will continue in her position until the beginning of...
Scandic Hotels introduces standard for allergy-friendly rooms

Scandic Hotels introduces standard for allergy-friendly rooms

Scandic is the world’s first hotel to introduce a standard for allergy-friendly rooms. This means that guests booking allergy-friendly rooms can expect considerations including wooden floors and...
Bulletin from Scandic’s annual general meeting 2019

Bulletin from Scandic’s annual general meeting 2019

The annual general meeting of Scandic was held on Tuesday 7 May 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden. The annual general meeting resolved in accordance with all proposals of the Board and the Nomination...
Scandic’s interim report Q1 2019 – Improved results in stable markets

Scandic’s interim report Q1 2019 – Improved results in stable markets

First quarter in summary Net sales rose by 7.3% to 4,066 MSEK (3,791). Organic growth was 4.7% while sales for comparable units grew by 2.5%. More rooms in operation contributed with 2.2% to sales...

April 2019

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2019

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2019

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the first quarter 2019 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on May 7, 2019. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.
Scandic to divest one hotel in Lahti

Scandic to divest one hotel in Lahti

Scandic has signed an agreement to divest the hotel operations of Scandic Lahti to GreenStar Hotel Oy. The buyer will take over the operations of the hotel, which has 139 rooms, on August 1, 2019.
Scandic publishes its Annual and Sustainability Report 2018

Scandic publishes its Annual and Sustainability Report 2018

Today, Scandic is publishing its Annual and Sustainability Report 2018. It can be downloaded from www.scandichotelsgroup.com. Printed copies will be available on request from April 26. Please...
Scandic climbs in the Sustainable Brand Index – ranked higher in all countries

Scandic climbs in the Sustainable Brand Index – ranked higher in all countries

The results of the year’s Sustainable Brand Index have now been announced and in the Nordic region, Scandic has continued to climb closer to the top in all countries. In Sweden, it was the highest...
Scandic’s Nomination Committee announces proposal for two new Board members

Scandic’s Nomination Committee announces proposal for two new Board members

Prior to Scandic Hotels Group AB’s Annual General Meeting, the Nomination Committee has today announced that it will propose that Susanne Mørch Koch and Riitta Savonlahti be elected as new...
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) (“Scandic” or the “Company”) are hereby invited to participate in the annual general meeting to be held on Tuesday, May 7,...

March 2019

Scandic to expand two Norwegian hotels

Scandic to expand two Norwegian hotels

Scandic has signed an agreement to expand two Scandic hotels in Norway with a total of 266 rooms in connection with the extension of the lease agreements.
Scandic involves 18,000 team members in developing company’s sustainability initiatives through Nordic hackathon

Scandic involves 18,000 team members in developing company’s sustainability initiatives through Nordic hackathon

During the winter 2018, Scandic held a sustainability hackathon to challenge the company’s 18,000 team members to come up with the next sustainability initiatives to implement across the...

February 2019

Scandic ranked among best hospitality industry companies in CDP Climate Change Report 2018

Scandic ranked among best hospitality industry companies in CDP Climate Change Report 2018

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has been rewarded once again for its long-term and focused work to reduce its environmental impact. In the recently-published CDP...
Scandic’s year-end report 2018 – Good demand in the quarter

Scandic’s year-end report 2018 – Good demand in the quarter

Fourth quarter in summary Net sales rose by 22.8% to 4,595 MSEK (3,743). Excluding the acquisition of Restel and currency effects, net sales rose by 4.9%. For comparable units, growth in net sales...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s year-end report 2018

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s year-end report 2018

Scandic Hotels Group will present its year-end report for 2018 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on February 19, 2019. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.
Scandic signs agreement to sell Scandic Hasselbacken in Stockholm

Scandic signs agreement to sell Scandic Hasselbacken in Stockholm

Today, Scandic signed an agreement for the sale of Scandic Hasselbacken in Stockholm. The selling price amounts to around 230 MSEK on a debt-free basis. The transaction is expected to result in a...

January 2019

Scandic appoints Søren Faerber as new Head of Denmark and member of the Executive Committee

Scandic appoints Søren Faerber as new Head of Denmark and member of the Executive Committee

Søren Faerber has been appointed as Managing Director of Scandic Denmark. He will start immediately and will also be a member of Scandic’s Executive Committee. Søren is 48 years old and has many...
Scandic and SATS team up to help guests sleep better – testing sleep program at selected hotels

Scandic and SATS team up to help guests sleep better – testing sleep program at selected hotels

From today, Scandic’s guests will be able to access a sleep program on the TVs at selected Scandic hotels. This has been made possible thanks to a partnership with the largest health club chain in...
Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) changes President and CEO – Jens Mathiesen replaces Even Frydenberg. In connection with this, Scandic comments on its financial performance in the fourth quarter.

Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) changes President and CEO – Jens Mathiesen replaces Even Frydenberg. In connection with this, Scandic comments on its financial performance in the fourth quarter.

The Board of Directors and CEO Even Frydenberg of Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) have agreed that Even Frydenberg will leave his position as President and CEO of the company.