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December 2015

Change in number of shares and votes in Scandic

Change in number of shares and votes in Scandic

As a result of the new share issue carried out by Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) in connection with the recent initial public offering, the number of shares and votes in the company has increased by...
Nomination Committee for Scandic’s AGM 2016

Nomination Committee for Scandic’s AGM 2016

A Nomination Committee for the Annual General Meeting 2016 has been established in consultation with the largest shareholders in the company and in accordance with the instructions from Scandic’s...
Scandic continues to focus on accessibility with new breakfast offering – offers 28 different products for people with gluten and lactose allergies

Scandic continues to focus on accessibility with new breakfast offering

In connection with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, Scandic is announcing a new addition to its breakfast buffet that will be introduced at all Scandic hotels in...
The offer price for Scandic’s initial public offering has been set at SEK 67 per share – trading on Nasdaq Stockholm commences today

The offer price for Scandic’s initial public offering has been set at SEK 67 per share – trading on Nasdaq Stockholm commences today

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November 2015

Scandic wins prestigious award for promoting diversity

Scandic wins prestigious award for promoting diversity

Last night, Scandic received a special prize for its work in the area of diversity, the Specialprisen for Mangfoldighed 2015. The award was presented by Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen at the...
Scandic one of Sweden’s 30 most sustainable brands according to digital influencers

Scandic one of Sweden’s 30 most sustainable brands according to digital influencers

The most important digital influencers within the area of sustainability on Twitter have named Scandic as one of Sweden’s 30 most sustainable brands according to the Sustainability Engagement...
Scandic Publishes Prospectus and Price Range for the Initial Public Offering on Nasdaq Stockholm

Scandic Publishes Prospectus and Price Range for the Initial Public Offering on Nasdaq Stockholm

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Scandic expands to Gällivare by entering into agreement with popular Liza Hotell

Scandic expands to Gällivare by entering into agreement with popular Liza Hotell

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordic region, is continuing to expand its extensive hotel network by entering into an agreement with the popular Liza Hotell in Gällivare from...
Scandic Hotels– the world’s best hotel chain when it comes to accessibility

Scandic Hotels– the world’s best hotel chain when it comes to accessibility

The heroes of responsible tourism worldwide have been announced at Responsible Travel’s World Responsible Tourism Awards. Scandic Hotels is the winner in the category “Best accommodation for...
Scandic announces its intention to list on Nasdaq Stockholm

Scandic announces its intention to list on Nasdaq Stockholm

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October 2015

Scandic’s future leaders highlighted through internal program

Scandic’s future leaders highlighted through internal program

The talents of 2016 have now been selected for Scandic’s internal leadership program, Talent@Scandic, a one-year program that supports employees with the potential to become future leaders within...
EU to showcase Scandic as an example of good practice within accessibility

EU to showcase Scandic as an example of good practice within accessibility

Magnus Berglund, Director of Accessibility at Scandic Hotels, has been invited by the European Union to present Scandic’s award-wining accessibility training at The EU’s Tourism Education &...
Scandic Business School wins EuroCHRIE prize

Scandic Business School wins EuroCHRIE prize

On Friday, October 16, Scandic received the EuroCHRIE’s International Industry Award for its training programs at Scandic Business School. The prize is awarded to an outstanding participant that...
Scandic’s sustainability work to inspire Japanese business leaders

Scandic’s sustainability work to inspire Japanese business leaders

Scandic’s Sustainability Manager Inger Mattsson has been asked by The Natural Step to speak at two seminars in Japan from October 15 to 16. Scandic has been invited to present its successful work...
Scandic to launch a collection of signature hotels – offering unique hotel experiences in distinctive settings

Scandic to launch a collection of signature hotels – offering unique hotel experiences in distinctive settings

Scandic Hotels, the largest and leading hotel operator in the Nordic countries, is continuing to strengthen its popular customer offering by launching a collection of unique signature hotels. The...

August 2015

Scandic Hotels shortlisted for European Diversity Award 2015

Scandic Hotels shortlisted for European Diversity Award 2015

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordic region, has been shortlisted for a European Diversity Award in the category “Diversity Team of the Year.” The award ceremony will be held...
Scandic to open hotel in New York – and taking along Stockholm’s Hötorget Square

Scandic to open hotel in New York – and taking along Stockholm’s Hötorget Square

Or at least temporarily. On September 23, the North Food Festival, a weeklong event dedicated to Nordic cuisine, will kick off in New York’s West Village and Scandic will be on site with its mobile...
Scandic Hotels finalist in the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015

Scandic Hotels finalist in the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015

Scandic’s successful work within accessibility has yet again attracted global attention as one of the finalists in the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015. The award ceremony will take place at...
Fredrik Wirdenius new member of the Board of Scandic Hotels

Fredrik Wirdenius new member of the Board of Scandic Hotels

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordic region, is continuing to strengthen its organization by appointing Vasakronan CEO Fredrik Wirdenius to the Board of Directors. Fredrik...
Scandic Hotels appoints Peter Jangbratt as new Country Managing Director Sweden

Scandic Hotels appoints Peter Jangbratt as new Country Managing Director Sweden

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordic region, has appointed Peter Jangbratt as new Country Managing Director for the Group’s Swedish operations. Peter Jangbratt, who has 20 years...

July 2015

Scandic to take over prestigious hotel in Bergen, Norway

Scandic to take over prestigious hotel in Bergen, Norway

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordics, is taking over one of Norway’s most prominent hotels – Hotel Norge in Bergen. The hotel, which was built in 1885, is Bergen’s oldest...
Scandic to open a large international hotel in Kødbyen

Scandic to open a large international hotel in Kødbyen

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordic countries, will open yet another large international hotel in the spring of 2018. The hotel, which will be located in the center of...

June 2015

Scandic’s mobile hotel room wins bronze at Cannes Lions 2015

Scandic’s mobile hotel room wins bronze at Cannes Lions 2015

Scandic’s mobile hotel room, Scandic To Go, has won bronze in the media category at the world’s biggest annual awards show in the advertising industry, Cannes Lions. The prize was presented in...
Lottie Knutson new member of the Board of Scandic

Lottie Knutson new member of the Board of Scandic

Scandic Hotels, the market leading hotel operator in the Nordic countries, continues to strengthen its organization by appointing Lottie Knutson as new member of the Board of Directors. Lottie...
Scandic wins prestigious HotCop 2015 award

Scandic wins prestigious HotCop 2015 award

Scandic’s President & CEO, Frank Fiskers, today received the prestigious HotCop 2015 award for Scandic’s successful acquisition of the Norwegian hotel chain, Rica Hotels. The prize was...
Scandic aims to attract visitors to the Nordic countries via #Nordics48h campaign

Scandic aims to attract visitors to the Nordic countries via #Nordics48h campaign

Tourists from Europe dream of visiting the Nordic countries to see the landscape, midnight sun, whales and moose, as well as to experience Nordic design, fashion and music. They want a lot. And we at...

May 2015

Scandic continues to focus on food & beverages – has appointed Mats Åstrand as Group’s new Vice President Food & Beverage

Scandic continues to focus on food & beverages – has appointed Mats Åstrand as Group’s new Vice President Food & Beverage

Scandic, which today is already an industry leader in hotel breakfasts and other areas, is now intensifying the Group’s focus on food and beverages by recruiting Mats Åstrand as new Vice President...
Nordic business students rank Scandic as the best employer in the hotel industry

Nordic business students rank Scandic as the best employer in the hotel industry

Scandic was ranked again as one of the most attractive employers in the Nordic countries and the number one hotel operator that Nordic business students want to work for. When Universum today...
Scandic To Go awarded Bronze Pencil in One Show

Scandic To Go awarded Bronze Pencil in One Show

Scandic To Go, the mobile hotel room, was awarded a Bronze Pencil in one of the world’s most prestigious creative competitions, One Show, in category Design: Experiences – Brand Installations....
Scandic’s industry-leading loyalty program sets a new record with 1.5 million members

Scandic’s industry-leading loyalty program sets a new record with 1.5 million members

Scandic’s loyalty program, which today is the largest and most popular in the hotel industry, has now gained its 1.5 millionth member. The special member, who will be rewarded with a night in a...
Scandic to build new hotel at Norway’s biggest exhibition center in Lilleström

Scandic to build new hotel at Norway’s biggest exhibition center in Lilleström

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordic countries, will open a new hotel in 2018 – Scandic Portalen – at Norway’s largest congress center, Norway Trade Fairs, in Lilleström....

April 2015

Scandic Grand Central to open new outdoor patio named Little Italy – a lush Italian piazza in downtown Stockholm

Scandic Grand Central to open new outdoor patio named Little Italy – a lush Italian piazza in downtown Stockholm

It has never been easier to travel to Italy without leaving Sweden. In May, the Scandic Grand Central hotel will open a new outdoor dining concept in its hitherto unknown courtyard inspired by...
Lena Bjurner appointed new Head of HR at Scandic Hotels

Lena Bjurner appointed new Head of HR at Scandic Hotels

Scandic continues to strengthen the company’s Group management by appointing Lena Bjurner as new SVP of Human Resources. Lena, who will leave a senior position within American Express’ European...

March 2015

Strong growth and improved profitability characterized 2014 for Scandic Hotels – strengthening its position as the leading Nordic hotel operator

Strong growth and improved profitability characterized 2014 for Scandic Hotels – strengthening its position as the leading Nordic hotel operator

2014 was characterized by strong growth in revenue mainly as a result of the acquisition of the Nordic hotel chain, Rica Hotels, which added 10,600 hotel rooms and 71 hotels. At the same time, the...

February 2015

Scandic revitalises Vasateatern theatre again – and recreates a unique cultural scene in Stockholm

Scandic revitalises Vasateatern theatre again – and recreates a unique cultural scene in Stockholm

The curtain will soon go up again at the Vasateatern theatre in Stockholm. After having stood empty since 2009, the classic private theatre will live once more in a new guise. A vibrant cultural...
HTL hotels wins Digital prize of the Year at Grand Travel Awards 2015

HTL hotels wins Digital prize of the Year at Grand Travel Awards 2015

HTL hotels has been announced winner of Digital prize of the Year at Grand Travel Awards 2015. The award confirms the innovation of HTL hotels' concept; using modern day technology while offering a...
Scandic Hotels appoints Thomas Engelhart as Chief Commercial Officer

Scandic Hotels appoints Thomas Engelhart as Chief Commercial Officer

Scandic – the largest and the leading hotel company in the Nordics – announces the appointment of Thomas Engelhart as Chief Commercial Officer and head of all commercial functions. In a complex...
Scandic Hotels Germany awarded the “Golden Wheelchair”

Scandic Hotels Germany awarded the “Golden Wheelchair”

On 22nd January 2015 the non-profit organisation “Independent Living Centre” in Stuttgart (ZSL) awarded Scandic Hotels Germany the “Golden Wheelchair”. In the category ‘Hotels and...
Scandic Hotels appoints Ann-Charlotte Johansson as VP Group Communication & IR

Scandic Hotels appoints Ann-Charlotte Johansson as VP Group Communication & IR

Ann-Charlotte Johansson will be the new VP Group Communication & IR at Scandic Hotels with overall responsibility for external and internal communication in the company, including PR and IR....

January 2015

PUB to become Scandic Haymarket! – Scandic consolidates its position as Stockholm’s biggest hotel operator

PUB to become Scandic Haymarket! – Scandic consolidates its position as Stockholm’s biggest hotel operator

Scandic and AxFast are creating one of Stockholm's most exciting grand hotels in the historic PUB building and fortifying Stockholm's position on the international hotel map. The new hotel will be a...