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November 2016

Scandic one of the highest-scoring Nordic companies in the CDP Climate Change Report 2016

Scandic one of the highest-scoring Nordic companies in the CDP Climate Change Report 2016

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 released CDP...
Scandic to lecture on accessibility for tourist industry in Singapore

Scandic to lecture on accessibility for tourist industry in Singapore

Scandic’s Director of Accessibility, Magnus Berglund, has been invited to speak at the AccessAbility Perspective seminar in Singapore on November 22, 2016. The seminar, which has been arranged by...
Scandic receives damages in dispute with Folkets Hus & Park in Sundsvall

Scandic receives damages in dispute with Folkets Hus & Park in Sundsvall

On October 28, the district court in Sundsvall announced its judgment regarding damages in the dispute that arose between Scandic and Folkets Hus in Sundsvall in 2012. The parties have reached an...
Scandic’s interim report Q3 2016 – Continued strong growth and positive development in earnings

Scandic’s interim report Q3 2016 – Continued strong growth and positive development in earnings

Third quarter 2016 in summary RevPAR LFL grew by 7.7%, driven by higher occupancy­ and increased average room rates. Net sales LFL rose by 5.7% due to continued strong underlying demand. Net sales...
Scandic expands in Drammen, Norway

Scandic expands in Drammen, Norway

- taking over operation of the venerable Ambassadeur Hotel and the Globus Hotel with almost 300 rooms
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the third quarter 2016

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the third quarter 2016

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the third quarter 2016 in a webcast at 9:00 CET on November 8, 2016. The interim report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.

October 2016

Scandic Hotels’ Lena Bjurner nominated for HR Director of the Year award 2017

Scandic Hotels’ Lena Bjurner nominated for HR Director of the Year award 2017

Lena Bjurner, HR and Sustainability Director at Scandic Hotels Group, has been nominated for Universum Awards’ HR Director of the Year 2017. Lena has been recognized among other things for her work...
New Nomination Committee for Scandic Hotels Group

New Nomination Committee for Scandic Hotels Group

The Nomination Committee prior to Scandic’s Annual General Meeting 2017 is made up of Scandic’s three largest shareholders and the Chairman of the Board of Directors and is composed as follows:...

September 2016

Growth in focus at Scandic’s Capital Markets Day

Growth in focus at Scandic’s Capital Markets Day

Today, Scandic held its first Capital Markets Day, The company presented its valuecreating business model at the same time as members of the Executive Committee shared their views on the market,...
Scandic recruits Director of Business Development for its German operations

Scandic recruits Director of Business Development for its German operations

For several years, Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has operated three successful hotels in Berlin and Hamburg that together offer 1,100 rooms in total. Scandic...
Scandic launches fifth signature hotel – nature makes an entrance in Stockholm at Downtown Camper

Scandic launches fifth signature hotel – nature makes an entrance in Stockholm at Downtown Camper

Scandic is now presenting its fifth unique signature hotel – Downtown Camper by Scandic. The hotel will open in the former Scandic Sergel Plaza at Brunkeberg square in the heart of Stockholm. The...
Scandic continuing digital development with online check-in and mobile room keys

Scandic continuing digital development with online check-in and mobile room keys

Scandic is continuing to expand its digital offering with even more services. Since 2013, Scandic’s guests have enjoyed the possibility to check out online. Now, to make it even easier to manage...
Scandic’s CIO finalist in CIO Awards 2016

Scandic’s CIO finalist in CIO Awards 2016

Martin Thell, CIO at Scandic Hotels Group, has advanced to the finals in Sweden’s most prominent IT awards, the CIO Awards 2016. Martin has been recognized for the way that he has significantly...
Scandic strengthens the Executive Committee by including country heads

Scandic strengthens the Executive Committee by including country heads

Scandic Hotels, the largest Nordic hotel operator, is making changes to its Executive Committee to further strengthen and focus the Group’s business operations and leadership and increase...
Scandic recruits Talent & Employer Branding Manager

Scandic recruits Talent & Employer Branding Manager

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has recruited Sofia Fridell Wigström of Denison Consulting Nordics for the new position of Talent & Employer Branding Manager.

August 2016

Scandic’s interim report Q2 2016 – Strong results with improved margins

Scandic’s interim report Q2 2016 – Strong results with improved margins

Second quarter 2016 in summary Adjusted EBITDA grew by 31.3% to 470 MSEK (358)­ corresponding to a margin of 13.6% (11.3%). The improved margin­ is the result of strong revenue growth and...

July 2016

Invitation to Scandic’s Capital Markets Day on September 29, 2016

Invitation to Scandic’s Capital Markets Day on September 29, 2016

On September 29 from 10:00 to approximately 17:30 CET, Scandic will hold a capital markets day that starts at Scandic Continental in Stockholm, Sweden.
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the second quarter 2016

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the second quarter 2016

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the second quarter 2016 in a webcast at 9:00 am on August 16, 2016. The interim report will be published at 7.30 am on the same day.
Scandic recruits Elin Westin as Director of Communications

Scandic recruits Elin Westin as Director of Communications

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic region, has recruited Elin Westin from Cohn & Wolfe for the position as Director of Communications.
Scandic signs agreement with Transcom for Nordic call center

Scandic signs agreement with Transcom for Nordic call center

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic region, has renewed and expanded its cooperation with Transcom Worldwide regarding call center services. The 3-year agreement covers sales...

June 2016

Scandic enters another long-term strategic agreement with Pandox

Scandic enters another long-term strategic agreement with Pandox

– renovating and prolonging leases for 19 hotels in the Nordics
Scandic Hotels to enter strategic partnership with MCI Nordics

Scandic Hotels to enter strategic partnership with MCI Nordics

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic region, has entered into a strategic partnership with MCI Nordics, one of the leading event and meeting management companies in the world.
Ann-Charlotte Johansson to leave Scandic

Ann-Charlotte Johansson to leave Scandic

Ann-Charlotte Johansson, VP Communication & IR, has decided to leave Scandic Hotels Group for a new position. The process to appoint a successor has started and Ann-Charlotte will remain in the...
Scandic offers mobile lifts to guests

Scandic offers mobile lifts to guests

Scandic is continuing to develop its world-leading customer offering within the area of accessibility. Just in time for the summer vacation, Scandic is introducing mobile lifts for guests with...
Scandic’s future leaders graduate with pomp and ceremony

Scandic’s future leaders graduate with pomp and ceremony

On Wednesday night, the time had come to put the spotlight on and award diplomas to Scandic’s future senior leaders. For the sixth consecutive year, around 20 high-potential team members from...
Scandic recruits new Director of e-Commerce from eBay

Scandic recruits new Director of e-Commerce from eBay

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has recruited Maria Andersson from eBay as new Director of e-Commerce with responsibility for growing the Group’s digital...
HTL hotels to change name to Scandic

HTL hotels to change name to Scandic

Scandic Hotels, the Nordic region’s market leading hotel company, is streamlining its operations and has chosen to rebrand and integrate the Group’s HTL hotels into Scandic’s strong,...

May 2016

Jan Johansson new CFO at Scandic

Jan Johansson new CFO at Scandic

Jan Johansson has been appointed as the new CFO at Scandic Hotels Group. Jan is 53 years old and has many years of experience in the role of CFO, including from the listed companies Eniro and Nobia....
Bulletin from Scandic’s annual general meeting 2016

Bulletin from Scandic’s annual general meeting 2016

The annual general meeting of Scandic was held on Thursday 12 May 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2016 – Positive start to the year and good underlying demand

Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2016 – Positive start to the year and good underlying demand

First quarter 2016 in summary. Results for the quarter were impacted by this year’s Easter holiday that fell entirely during the month of March. LFL RevPAR grew 1.7% driven by greater occupancy....
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2016

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2016

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the first quarter 2016 in a webcast at 9:00 am on May 12, 2016. The interim report will be published at 7.30 am on the same day. Scandic’s...

April 2016

Scandic strengthens customer dialog through new digital platform

Scandic strengthens customer dialog through new digital platform

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordics, is continuing to strengthen its customer dialog and market-leading e-commerce by launching a new digital platform. The platform will improve...
Scandic to open hotel in Vaasa, Finland

Scandic to open hotel in Vaasa, Finland

– taking over former Kantarellis hotel in central Vasa and adding approximately 140 rooms as well as more conference capacity.
Scandic publishes its Annual Report 2015

Scandic publishes its Annual Report 2015

Today, Scandic is publishing its Annual Report for 2015. The report is available at www.scandichotelsgroup.com.
Frank Fiskers nominated for Hotelier of the World Awards

Frank Fiskers nominated for Hotelier of the World Awards

Scandic’s President & CEO Frank Fiskers has been nominated in the Oscars of the hotel industry, The Hotelier of the World Awards. Fiskers has been recognized for his leadership and efforts to...
Scandic recognizes employees through Scandic President’s Awards

Scandic recognizes employees through Scandic President’s Awards

On Monday evening, Scandic’s President & CEO Frank Fiskers awarded prizes to the winners of the Scandic President’s Awards. Winners from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway and Sweden were...
Scandic to launch two more signature hotels in the Nordic region

Scandic to launch two more signature hotels in the Nordic region

–  Helsinki and Bergen will also be able to offer Scandic’s unique hotel experiences in characteristic environments
Scandic recruits Frippe Stenberg

Scandic recruits Frippe Stenberg

– will strengthen Scandic’s brand and customer offering
Scandic to open new conference hotel in Copenhagen in 2018

Scandic to open new conference hotel in Copenhagen in 2018

Taking over the operation of the centrally-located Radisson Blu Falconer and extending the hotel to offer 300 rooms.
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) are hereby invited to participate in the annual general meeting to be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Scandic Anglais,...
Scandic Hotels cements position as best in the industry in sustainability

Scandic Hotels cements position as best in the industry in sustainability

Last night, the most sustainable brand was announced at the Sustainable Brand Index 2016 (http://www.sb-index.com/) gala. And for the sixth consecutive year, Scandic Hotels was named the most...
Changes in the Nomination Committee of Scandic

Changes in the Nomination Committee of Scandic

Magdalena Wahlqvist Alveskog has replaced Katja Bergqvist as representative for Handelsbanken Fonder in Scandic’s Nomination Committee.
Scandic recruits Jan Edgren as Vice President Technical Services

Scandic recruits Jan Edgren as Vice President Technical Services

In June, Jan Edgren will take over the role of Vice President Technical Services with responsibility for Scandic’s projects and their implementation relating to investments and maintenance in the...

March 2016

Scandic recognized as one of Sweden’s most gender equal listed companies by AllBright’s White List

Scandic recognized as one of Sweden’s most gender equal listed companies by AllBright’s White List

Scandic is one of Sweden’s most equal opportunity employers. This was highlighted in AllBright’s recently published White List that also shows that every fifth business leader is a woman. In this...
Scandic to take over popular hotel in Aalborg

Scandic to take over popular hotel in Aalborg

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordic region, is continuing to expand its market-leading Nordic hotel network by taking over the operation of the popular and centrally located...
Gunilla Rudebjer to leave Scandic

Gunilla Rudebjer to leave Scandic

Gunilla Rudebjer, CFO, has decided to leave Scandic Hotels Group. The process to recruit a successor has begun and Gunilla Rudebjer will remain at Scandic until August 31, 2016.

February 2016

Scandic strengthens its sales organisation – recruits Klaus Johansen as Vice President Group & International Sales

Scandic strengthens its sales organisation – recruits Klaus Johansen as Vice President Group & International Sales

On March 1, Klaus Johansen will start as Scandic’s new Vice President Group & International Sales with responsibility for Scandic’s intra-Nordic and international sales. Klaus, who comes from...
Scandic’s year-end report 2015

Scandic’s year-end report 2015

Strong financial results for Scandic. Fourth quarter 2015 in summary. RevPAR grew 3.5%. LFL, RevPAR increased 7.5% as a result of higher occupancy and average room rates. Net sales increased by 1.1%...
Invitation to webcast presentation of Scandic’s year-end results 2015

Invitation to webcast presentation of Scandic’s year-end results 2015

Scandic Hotels Group will present its year-end results for 2015 in a webcast at 9:00 am on February 23, 2016. The year-end report will be published at 7.30 am on the same day.

January 2016

Exercise of over-allotment option in relation to Scandic

Exercise of over-allotment option in relation to Scandic

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