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November 2012

Scandic wins the Fairtrade Challenge 2012

Scandic wins the Fairtrade Challenge 2012

Despite fierce competition, Scandic has been named the winner of the”Best Out of Home Player” class in the Fairtrade Challenge. More than 28,800 people enjoyed Fairtrade coffee at...
Scandic and Lapland Hotels starts co-operation

Scandic and Lapland Hotels starts co-operation

Scandic and Lapland Hotels have signed a cooperation agreement that allows members of Scandic’s frequent guest programme to use their points at the Lapland Hotels chain. The...
Due to increased demand, Scandic is expanding its accessibility information online

Due to increased demand, Scandic is expanding its accessibility information online

More and more people are discovering that accessible hotel environments make their stay more comfortable and convenient, but many find it hard to track down the accessibility...
Scandic appoints new Vice President Technical Services

Scandic appoints new Vice President Technical Services

From 5 November, Jonas Granström is appointed as new Vice President Technical Services at Scandic Hotels. He will be in charge of Scandic’s technical maintenance and development of...

October 2012

Scandic opened new meeting point on the Oslo fjord

Scandic opened new meeting point on the Oslo fjord

Scandic is continuing its expansion in Norway. After the trendy Scandic Vulkan and the award-winning Scandic Oslo Airport, Scandic Fornebu has now opened. The hotel is Scandics largest...
Scandic increases focus on Food & Beverage

Scandic increases focus on Food & Beverage

Scandic Hotels sees strong potential for developing its Food & Beverage operations and has therefore chosen to create a new post at Group level in this area. In October, Ulrika...
Scandic is expanding – acquires the Hilton Hotel in Malmö

Scandic is expanding – acquires the Hilton Hotel in Malmö

Scandic has signed an agreement to take over the flagship Triangeln Hotel in Malmö from Hilton. The hotel will undergo a total renovation during 2013, and guests will easily recognise...
Scandic promotes a greener TV-market

Scandic promotes a greener TV-market

Scandic continues to influence its suppliers by its explicit environmental focus and strict requirements. As a result, the roll out of new LED TV-screens, certified with the European...

September 2012

Scandic leaves hotel in Lübeck

Scandic leaves hotel in Lübeck

Scandic has decided to leave Lübeck in Germany on the 31 of December 2012. The reason is that the agreement with the property owner Pandox expires. The staff will be offered new...
Scandic opens sustainable flagship in Hamburg

Scandic opens sustainable flagship in Hamburg

The new Scandic Hamburg Emporio was eco-certified and award-winning for its sustainable building even before it opened. The flagship hotel, with 325 spacious, eco-aware rooms and a...

August 2012

BBC World News notes Scandic’s work on accessibility

BBC World News notes Scandic’s work on accessibility

Scandic’s groundbreaking work with accessibility issues, i.e. how the hotels function for guests with disabilities, has attracted the attention of international media. Last Saturday,...
Scandic opens story hotel in Finland

Scandic opens story hotel in Finland

Today is the opening of Scandic Paasi, Finlands new flagship hotel, situated close to the recently restored and expanded Helsinki Congress Paasitorni building. Accommodation,...

July 2012

Positive six months for Scandic

Positive six months for Scandic

The Scandic Hotels Group maintains its leading position in the Nordic hotel market and continues to show strong growth despite the difficulties in the hotel market caused by the...

June 2012

Scandic takes recycled paper one step further

Scandic takes recycled paper one step further

Beginning of this year Scandic started the process of, step by step, replacing all paper used for printed material within the company with a 100% recycled and more sustainable product....

May 2012

Scandic makes it easier for customers by launching mobile site

Scandic makes it easier for customers by launching mobile site

Since May all guests of Scandic Hotels can manage their bookings using a new mobile site. The site has been developed as an adjustment to the fast growing number of smartphone users. To...

March 2012

Scandic has cut its carbon dioxide emissions in half

Scandic has cut its carbon dioxide emissions in half

- All electricity used comes only from wind and water With Earth Hour coming up, Scandic Hotels is going beyond manifestation and shows real results. Since 2007, the Nordic hotel...

February 2012

New head of Scandic in Finland

New head of Scandic in Finland

Scandic has recruited Aki Käyhkö as Country Vice President and head of operations in Finland. Aki Käyhkö has a strong commercial background and is currently CEO for Palace Kämp...
Scandic introduces personally customized beds as the first hotel chain in the world

Scandic introduces personally customized beds as the first hotel chain in the world

The important role played by the bed for the overall hotel experience is easily understood. Therefore, as the first hotel chain in the world, Scandic now introduce adaptable beds that...