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December 2010

Top marks in the European Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudyScandic’s guests most satisfied in Europe

Top marks in the European Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudyScandic’s guests most satisfied in Europe

The 2010 European Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study, a report published by JD Power and Associates, shows that Scandic ranks highest for customer satisfaction in the mid-scale full...

October 2010

New head of Scandic in Norway

New head of Scandic in Norway

Scandic has recruited Svein Arild Steen-Mevold as the new head of operations in Norway. Svein Arild has a extensive background in the hotel industry and joins from Choice, where he is...
Scandic adds more hotels in the Nordic region

Scandic adds more hotels in the Nordic region

Continuing its Nordic expansion, Scandic welcomes three new franchise hotels.
Scandic talks accessibility at the UN

Scandic talks accessibility at the UN

Magnus Berglund, Scandic’s Disability Coordinator, has been invited to the UN on 7 October to speak about accessibility issues. The day of seminars, organised by the Committee on the...

September 2010

Scandic has built its most accessible hotel ever

Scandic has built its most accessible hotel ever

The newly opened Scandic Oslo Airport has wheelchair access in all 245 rooms. Each room also serves as a haven for allergy sufferers, who have also been given full consideration in all...
Each hotel guest uses 209 litres of water a day

Each hotel guest uses 209 litres of water a day

The Scandic hotel chain has been measuring water consumption at its hotels since 1996. Back then, each guest used 240 litres of water per day; now that figure is down to 209 litres....

August 2010

Anders Ehrling is Scandic’s new President and CEO

Anders Ehrling is Scandic’s new President and CEO

Anders Ehrling, former CEO of SAS Sweden, will be the new President and CEO of the Nordic region’s leading hotel chain – Scandic. Anders Ehrling will take up the post on 1 September...

June 2010

Scandic becomes first hotel chain to launch an organic uniform

Scandic becomes first hotel chain to launch an organic uniform

Scandic, the leading hotel chain in the Nordics, will become the first hotel chain in the world to invest in a completely organic uniform for its team members. The uniform will have its...

April 2010

New hotel for Scandic in Forssa

New hotel for Scandic in Forssa

Scandic and Hämeen Valtatieravintolat Oy have signed a franchise agreement regarding the Pumpulienkeli hotel in Forssa. With this agreement, the privately owned Pumpulienkeli hotel...
Scandic opens yet another hotel in Finland

Scandic opens yet another hotel in Finland

Scandic and the VR Pension Fund have signed a contract to build a new hotel in the centre of Tampere. Scandic Tampere Station will open in 2012.

March 2010

Scandic continues to grow – Adds four new hotels

Scandic continues to grow – Adds four new hotels

Today, Scandic signed an agreement to purchase Hotel Linnea, Hotel Rivoli and Hotel Salpaus from Next Hotels Finland Oy. The deal also covers an amazing new hotel that will be built in...
Scandic announces change of CEO

Scandic announces change of CEO

Today Scandic announced that Frank Fiskers, who has been CEO at Scandic since 2007, will leave his position after the summer. The process of recruiting a new CEO to Scandic is expected to be...

February 2010

Scandic strengthens its market position and continues to grow in the Nordic region

Scandic strengthens its market position and continues to grow in the Nordic region

“2009 was the year when Scandic showed its ability to generate business and profits even in tough times,” says Frank Fiskers, President & CEO.
Scandic opening in Lindesnes

Scandic opening in Lindesnes

Scandic, the leading hotel chain in the Nordics, is entering into partnership with the Lunde Group and will be opening a hotel in Lindesnes, the most southerly tip of Norway, in July....