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November 2019

Scandic to open new hotel in Örebro

Scandic to open new hotel in Örebro

Scandic Hotels has signed a long-term lease agreement with property company Klövern for a new hotel in central Örebro. The new hotel , which will be called Scandic Örebro Station, will be built...
Scandic again finalist in European Diversity Awards

Scandic again finalist in European Diversity Awards

Scandic has once again been shortlisted in the European Diversity Awards category “Diversity Team of the Year” thanks to the company’s world-leading initiatives within accessibility and...

October 2019

Scandic’s interim report Q3 2019 – Improved profitability and increased sales growth

Scandic’s interim report Q3 2019 – Improved profitability and increased sales growth

THIRD QUARTER IN SUMMARY Net sales rose by 6.6% to 5,195 MSEK (4,874), chiefly due to good demand and more rooms in operation. Organic growth was 5.7% whereof net sales for comparable units rose by...
Scandic to open central Helsinki’s largest conference hotel

Scandic to open central Helsinki’s largest conference hotel

Scandic has signed a lease agreement for a new meeting and conference hotel in Helsinki. The hotel, Scandic Avenue, will have 350 rooms and will be located near the Old Church Park in the heart of...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the third quarter 2019

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

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the third quarter 2019 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on October 24, 2019. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.
Nomination Committee for Scandic’s AGM 2020 appointed

Nomination Committee for Scandic’s AGM 2020 appointed

  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, 2019 and the Chairman...

September 2019

Scandic signs agreement for prestigious hotel and conference center in Aarhus harbor

Scandic signs agreement for prestigious hotel and conference center in Aarhus harbor

In May 2017, Aarhus municipality in Denmark announced that Scandic together with its partners had won a tender for a large new hotel project in Aarhus harbor. Scandic has now signed a lease...

August 2019

Scandic reopens iconic hotel and event venue in Copenhagen

Scandic reopens iconic hotel and event venue in Copenhagen

Today, Scandic has opened the historic hotel and event venue Scandic Falkoner in Copenhagen’s Frederiksberg theater district. This is the company’s second new hotel in the city in less than a...

July 2019

Scandic’s interim report Q2 2019 – Good demand and improved underlying growth

Scandic’s interim report Q2 2019 – Good demand and improved underlying growth

Second quarter in summary Net sales rose by 2.2% to 4,853 MSEK (4,748), while organic growth was 0.8%. For comparable units, net sales fell by 1.6% due to negative calendar effects, as the Easter...
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.
Finnfulness finds its footing at Marski by Scandic, a new signature hotel now open in Helsinki

Finnfulness finds its footing at Marski by Scandic, a new signature hotel now open in Helsinki

Scandic’s fifth signature hotel, Marski by Scandic, is now open in the heart of Helsinki. The refurbished hotel has 363 rooms as well as meeting and event spaces, a restaurant, bar and café and a...

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’s sleep ambassador helps you sleep better on World Sleep Day

Scandic’s sleep ambassador helps you sleep better on World Sleep Day

Today is World Sleep Day, an annual event intended to be a celebration of sleep and a wakeup call on important issues related to sleep. Sleep is an important aspect of health – something we engage...
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’ HR Director Lena Bjurner nominated for Best HR Leader

Scandic Hotels’ HR Director Lena Bjurner nominated for Best HR Leader

When leadership magazine Chef released the nominees for Best HR Leader of the year,  SVP HR & Sustainability Lena Bjurner got listed one of three with a chance of becoming Best HR Leader....
Hotel guests deserve fair transparency

Hotel guests deserve fair transparency

The hotel distribution landscape is changing at rapid speed. Technological developments create dynamic and real-time transparency and new actors establish themselves on the market. In the center of...
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.