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December 2008

Scandic’s New Year’s resolution – great tasting water and a sustainable world

Scandic’s New Year’s resolution – great tasting water and a sustainable world

When Scandic realised what an impact transporting bottles of water around had on the environment, the hotel chain started developing its own smart design for a water bottle in recycled...
Scandic enters into partnership with Cruise Baltic

Scandic enters into partnership with Cruise Baltic

Cruise Baltic, a network of cruise businesses in the Baltic region, was looking for a partner who could offer hotels in seven countries around the Baltic Sea, accommodate...

November 2008

Scandic wins an award for its environmental initiatives

Scandic wins an award for its environmental initiatives

Scandic has long been the front-runner when it comes to sustainable hotel operations. The hotel has shown that it pays to think about the environment. Others have now started taking...
Foresta on Lidingö becomes Scandic’s 20th Stockholm hotel

Foresta on Lidingö becomes Scandic’s 20th Stockholm hotel

Scandic is filling in another blank on its map of Sweden with further expansion in Stockholm. On 1 February 2009, the well-respected hotel Foresta on the island of Lidingö will be...
Scandic’s European expansion continues with a new hotel in Hamburg

Scandic’s European expansion continues with a new hotel in Hamburg

Scandic is to build a new hotel in Hamburg, Germany’s second city. The 325-room hotel, which will be part of a high-profile new development area, containing also apartments and office...
Next step in European expansion – Scandic enters Poland

Next step in European expansion – Scandic enters Poland

Scandic is taking over two existing hotels in Poland, one with 164 rooms in Wroclaw and one with 143 rooms in Gdansk. Both hotels will become part of Scandic in the New Year. These two...
Scandic’s “muscle” brings new opportunities to exciting hotel

Scandic’s “muscle” brings new opportunities to exciting hotel

Designhotellet in Värnamo to become a new Scandic in the New Year
Scandic appoints Vice President, Europe

Scandic appoints Vice President, Europe

The Scandic hotel chain has appointed Michel Schutzbach as Vice President, Europe, with responsibility for all hotels outside the Nordic countries. He will be taking up his assignment...

September 2008

Scandic and Time Out in exclusive partnership – New guidebook will offer the hotel chain’s guests tips on unexpected experiences

Scandic and Time Out in exclusive partnership – New guidebook will offer the hotel chain’s guests tips on unexpected experiences

For the first time ever, the world’s leading travel guide, Time Out, is co-operating with a hotel chain to publish a joint guidebook. In listing less mainstream attractions, Scandic...
Scandic donates water millions to sustainability initiatives – Setting up a new fund to contribute to a better world

Scandic donates water millions to sustainability initiatives – Setting up a new fund to contribute to a better world

The Scandic hotel chain, which has long been active in environmental and social issues, is now moving beyond its hotel walls and setting up a new sustainability fund. The money for the...
Continued profitable growth for Scandic – Interim report for the period January – June 2008

Continued profitable growth for Scandic – Interim report for the period January – June 2008

Scandic invests heavily in accessible rooms – Hotel chain accelerates conversion program to meet demand

Scandic invests heavily in accessible rooms – Hotel chain accelerates conversion program to meet demand

The Scandic hotel chain, which since 2003 has been working to make its hotels accessible to disabled guests, is now stepping up the pace of the conversion program. In 2008 alone,...

August 2008

Scandic contributes to increased public health – the hotel chain is now building new gyms at its hotels

Scandic contributes to increased public health – the hotel chain is now building new gyms at its hotels

In its drive to be the healthiest company in the travel industry, the Scandic hotel chain has adopted yet another major health initiative. It is launching a joint gym concept for all...

July 2008

The fifth new hotel in Norway in seven months: Scandic opens new, urban hotel in Oslo

The fifth new hotel in Norway in seven months: Scandic opens new, urban hotel in Oslo

Scandic’s intensive growth strategy continues, with the chain now announcing its fifth hotel project in seven months. Scandic has signed an agreement to build a new 140-room hotel in...

June 2008

Scandic fills in a blank on its map of Sweden with a new-build in Karlskrona

Scandic fills in a blank on its map of Sweden with a new-build in Karlskrona

Starting in autumn 2008, the Scandic hotel chain will be building yet another new hotel in Sweden – Scandic Karlskrona. On its completion, scheduled for spring 2010, the hotel will...

May 2008

Scandic opens a new hotel in Haugesund in Norway

Scandic opens a new hotel in Haugesund in Norway

Scandic’s intensive growth strategy continues, with the chain announcing its 4th hotel project in Norway in recent months. Scandic has signed an agreement to build a new hotel in...

April 2008

Sustainable meetings next eco-initiative for Scandic

Sustainable meetings next eco-initiative for Scandic

Yesterday, Scandic received another prestigious environmental prize – the IMEX Green Meetings Award – for its environmentally aware meeting product. On 1 May, sustainable meetings...
Scandic’s meeting product wins international environmental award

Scandic’s meeting product wins international environmental award

At the opening of the IMEX meetings and incentive fair in Frankfurt, hotel chain Scandic received yet more confirmation that its environmental work is top class. The hotel chain won the...
Scandic signs agreement for a new hotel in central Århus, Denmark

Scandic signs agreement for a new hotel in central Århus, Denmark

Scandic today announced the signing of a new hotel in central Århus, Denmark’s second largest city. On its completion in June 2010, the hotel will have 226 rooms and be the hotel...

March 2008

Scandic returns to Nyköping in Sweden

Scandic returns to Nyköping in Sweden

On 1 May this year, the Stora Hotel in Nyköping south of Stockholm will switch chains from Park Inn to Scandic. The hotel will be part of the hotel chain’s new franchise initiative,...
Scandic gets another hotel in Södertälje, Sweden

Scandic gets another hotel in Södertälje, Sweden

Scandic’s aggressive growth strategy continues. On 1 May, the Best Western Hotel Skogshöjd will switch chains to give Scandic a hotel right in the centre of Södertälje, just south...
Helena Nilsson new Vice President Corporate Communications at Scandic

Helena Nilsson new Vice President Corporate Communications at Scandic

The hotel chain Scandic has appointed Helena Nilsson as Vice President Corporate Communications, with responsibility for financial communication, internal communication and media...
Another milestone in the environmental work: Now Scandic is phasing out bottled water

Another milestone in the environmental work: Now Scandic is phasing out bottled water

Scandic has decided to stop selling bottled water in its restaurants and during conferences. The hotel chain calculates that this move will cut fossil carbon dioxide emissions by 160...

February 2008

2007 – a record year for Scandic!

2007 – a record year for Scandic!

For the first time since 2001, Scandic, now a freestanding independent company, is publicly reporting the company’s financial performance.
Scandic lands at Gardermoen, Oslo Airport

Scandic lands at Gardermoen, Oslo Airport

Continuing its aggressive expansion strategy, the Scandic hotel chain has announced its third new hotel in Norway in as many months. Scandic Oslo Airport is scheduled to open by the end...
Scandic opens its first Swedish franchise hotel

Scandic opens its first Swedish franchise hotel

On 1 April 2008, the Quality Hotel in central Östersund will become Scandic Östersund City. This will be Scandic’s first Swedish franchise hotel. The new Nordic focus on franchising...
The Nordic region’s most visited hotel site is relaunched

The Nordic region’s most visited hotel site is relaunched

The Scandic hotel chain has invested SEK 15 million in simplifying the functions of the most frequently visited hotel website in the Nordic region. The new site in five languages was...

January 2008

Scandic enters Russia!

Scandic enters Russia!

In partnership with IKEA, Scandic is planning to build a new 300-room hotel in Khimki Business Park in Moscow. The hotel, which is scheduled for completion in 2010, is the first step in...