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January 2019

Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) changes President and CEO – Jens Mathiesen replaces Even Frydenberg. In connection with this, Scandic comments on its financial performance in the fourth quarter.

Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) changes President and CEO – Jens Mathiesen replaces Even Frydenberg. In connection with this, Scandic comments on its financial performance in the fourth quarter.

The Board of Directors and CEO Even Frydenberg of Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) have agreed that Even Frydenberg will leave his position as President and CEO of the company.

December 2018

Scandic Hotels expands to Munich

Scandic Hotels expands to Munich

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed a long-term lease agreement with developers Art-Invest Real Estate and Accumulata Real Estate regarding the operation of...

November 2018

Scandic Hotels launches Scandic Friends Mastercard together with SEB Kort

Scandic Hotels launches Scandic Friends Mastercard together with SEB Kort

Today, Scandic has launched a Scandic Hotels credit card connected to its Scandic Friends loyalty program that will offer members more opportunities to earn points and faster ways to level up. The...
Scandic to open new hotel in Kiruna to replace existing hotel when city moves to new location

Scandic to open new hotel in Kiruna to replace existing hotel when city moves to new location

Scandic has signed an agreement to establish a new hotel in Kiruna’s new city center. The hotel property will be owned by Swedish mining company LKAB and built by Skanska. The new hotel will be...
Scandic to take over hotel in Molde

Scandic to take over hotel in Molde

On January 1, 2019, Scandic will take over the operations of Hotel Alexandra in central Molde, Norway. The property is currently owned by Pandox and the hotel will be Scandic’s second hotel in the...
Nomination Committee for Scandic’s AGM 2019 appointed, Frank Fiskers to leave Board of Directors

Nomination Committee for Scandic’s AGM 2019 appointed, Frank Fiskers to leave Board of Directors

In accordance with the instruction to the Nomination Committee, Scandic’s Nomination Committee is made up of Scandic’s three largest shareholders as per August 31, 2018 and the Chairman of the...

October 2018

Scandic’s interim report Q3 2018 – Continued improved earnings

Scandic’s interim report Q3 2018 – Continued improved earnings

Third quarter in summary. Net sales rose by 22.6% to 4,874 MSEK (3,974), driven by more rooms in operation, including the acquisition of Restel, as well as positive currency effects. For comparable...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the third quarter 2018

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the third quarter 2018

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the third quarter 2018 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on October 25, 2018. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.
Scandic best in class in human resource management – Lena Bjurner named Nordic HR Director of the year

Scandic best in class in human resource management – Lena Bjurner named Nordic HR Director of the year

Scandic Hotels’ SVP HR & Sustainability Lena Bjurner was named Nordic HR Director of the year by Universum at the Employer Branding Forum & Talent Excellence Awards gala held at...

September 2018

Scandic bans cage eggs at its hotels

Scandic bans cage eggs at its hotels

Scandic Hotels, the leading hotel company in the Nordic countries, has decided to stop using eggs from caged hens. Each year, Scandic serves between 11.5 and 13 million eggs* at its hotels, with the...

August 2018

Scandic to divest one hotel in Kuopio

Scandic to divest one hotel in Kuopio

Lapland Hotels OY to take over operation of Cumulus Kuopio Station
Scandic hosting 300 wheelchair basketball players at one hotel

Scandic hosting 300 wheelchair basketball players at one hotel

The Wheelchair Basketball World Championships are being held in Germany between August 16 and 26. Scandic Hamburg Emporio is the official team hotel thanks to its successful work to promote...
Scandic Hotels joins ITP to help hotel industry achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Scandic Hotels joins ITP to help hotel industry achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Scandic Hotels, the leading Nordic hotel company, is bringing its best practice and know-how on sustainability to collaborate with 13 other leading hotels as a member of the International Tourism...
Scandic Hotels to open Trondheim’s largest hotel

Scandic Hotels to open Trondheim’s largest hotel

Scandic Hotels has signed a long-term lease agreement with Bane NOR Eiendom and Utstillingsplassen Eiendom to operate a new hotel in the Nyhavna area of Trondheim. The hotel will be the city’s...

July 2018

Scandic’s interim report Q2 2018 – Improved results in all markets

Scandic’s interim report Q2 2018 – Improved results in all markets

Second quarter in summary. Net sales rose by 26% to 4,748 MSEK (3,770), driven by more rooms in operation, including the acquisition of Restel, as well as positive currency effects. For comparable...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the second quarter 2018

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the second quarter 2018

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the second quarter 2018 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on July 20, 2018. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.
Scandic signs agreement for new hotel in Helsinki

Scandic signs agreement for new hotel in Helsinki

Scandic has signed a long-term lease agreement with Finnish private equity fund CapMan to take over a 178-room hotel in Helsinki. In conjunction with this, the parties have also agreed to extend...

June 2018

Scandic to divest one hotel in Pori

Scandic to divest one hotel in Pori

Rauman Hovi OY to take over operations of Cumulus Pori
Scandic strengthens its Executive Committee with strategic expertise within digitalization, branding and marketing

Scandic strengthens its Executive Committee with strategic expertise within digitalization, branding and marketing

Today, Scandic is announcing changes to its Executive Committee to fortify the company’s focus on digitalization, branding and marketing. New Chief Information Officer will be Ann Hellenius, new...
Scandic Hotels is one of the best places to work in Europe

Scandic Hotels is one of the best places to work in Europe

Scandic Hotels in Denmark, Germany and Finland has been awarded by Great Place to Work as the third best workplace in Europe in the Multinational companies category.
Rebranding of Restel’s hotels as Scandic hotels now completed

Rebranding of Restel’s hotels as Scandic hotels now completed

Today, Scandic Hotels has completed the rebranding of Restel´s former Cumulus hotels to the Scandic-brand.

May 2018

Scandic Hotels to stop using plastic straws and cocktail sticks

Scandic Hotels to stop using plastic straws and cocktail sticks

Scandic Hotels, the leading Nordic hotel company, has decided to stop using plastic straws and cocktail sticks in all of its hotels to help reducing the harmful impact these products have on the...
Scandic Hotels to open hotel in the fast-growing market of Voss, Norway

Scandic Hotels to open hotel in the fast-growing market of Voss, Norway

Scandic Hotels, the leading Nordic hotel company, has signed a long lease agreement with Bane NOR Eiendom to operate a new hotel in Voss, one of Norway’s most popular holiday destinations. Scandic...

April 2018

Bulletin from Scandic’s annual general meeting 2018

Bulletin from Scandic’s annual general meeting 2018

The annual general meeting of Scandic was held on Thursday 26 April 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Scandic’s interim report Q1 2018 – Increased focus on costs

Scandic’s interim report Q1 2018 – Increased focus on costs

First quarter in summary Net sales rose by 22.5 percent to 3,791 MSEK (3,095), driven by more rooms in operation and the Restel acquisition. The Easter holiday fell partly in March, so the quarter...
Scandic to open hotel in landmark building in Helsingborg harbor

Scandic to open hotel in landmark building in Helsingborg harbor

Scandic has signed a new long-term lease agreement with Midroc for a new hotel in the new development in the Helsingborg harbor, expected to open in 2021. The hotel will encompass approximately 180...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2018

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2018

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the first quarter 2018 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on April 26, 2018. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.

March 2018

Scandic publishes its Annual Report 2017

Scandic publishes its Annual Report 2017

Today, Scandic is publishing its Annual Report for 2017. The Annual Report, which also includes Sustainability Report, can be found at www.scandichotelsgroup.com. Printed copies will be available...
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, April 26, 2018 at 13:00 at Scandic Alvik,...
Changed segment reporting from January 1, 2018

Changed segment reporting from January 1, 2018

Scandic’s operations in Finland to be reported in a separate business segment following the acquisition of Restel.
Scandic establishes a Commercial Paper Program

Scandic establishes a Commercial Paper Program

Scandic has established a Swedish Commercial Paper Program with a total value of 2,000 MSEK.The tenure of issued commercial papers will be between three months and one year. The program will mainly...

February 2018

Scandic’s Nomination Committee announces proposal for new Chairman and presents its proposal for the Annual General Meeting

Scandic’s Nomination Committee announces proposal for new Chairman and presents its proposal for the Annual General Meeting

The Nomination Committee of Scandic Hotels Group AB has today announced that it will propose that the Annual General Meeting to be held on April 26, 2018, elects Per G Braathen as new Chairman of the...
Vagn Sørensen to leave position as Chairman and member of Scandic’s Board of Directors

Vagn Sørensen to leave position as Chairman and member of Scandic’s Board of Directors

Vagn Sørensen has announced to Scandic’s Nomination Committee that he will stand down as Chairman and member of the Board of Directors from the Annual General Meeting 2018.
Scandic’s year-end report 2017

Scandic’s year-end report 2017

– Continued growth but high costs in the quarter
Vanessa Butani appointed new Director of Sustainable Business at Scandic Hotels

Vanessa Butani appointed new Director of Sustainable Business at Scandic Hotels

Vanessa Butani has been appointed new Director of Sustainable Business at Scandic Hotels. Vanessa has broad experience from working with sustainability, corporate strategy and business development,...
Scandic Hotels receives accessibility award and invited to speak at UN Office in Vienna

Scandic Hotels receives accessibility award and invited to speak at UN Office in Vienna

Scandic Hotels’ holistic accessibility strategy has earned the company an award as one of the most innovative practices in the prestigious Zero Project. The award ceremony will be held at the Zero...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s Year-end report 2017

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s Year-end report 2017

Scandic Hotels Group will present its Year-end report 2017 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on February 20, 2018. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.

January 2018

Unique partnerships and new app when Scandic launches new loyalty program

Unique partnerships and new app when Scandic launches new loyalty program

A brand new app, better benefits, exciting new partnerships, more ways of spending accrued loyalty points – a lot of things are new when Scandic Hotels re-launches the Nordic region's largest...
Scandic guests can now donate loyalty points to Save the Children

Scandic guests can now donate loyalty points to Save the Children

Through a new agreement between Scandic Hotels and Save the Children, Scandic employees, guests and members of the Scandic Friends loyalty program can help Save the Children in their important...
Scandic predicts lower earnings for the fourth quarter

Scandic predicts lower earnings for the fourth quarter

- Deviation attributable to decreased earnings in the company’s Swedish operations and non-recurring costs for central functions.

December 2017

Scandic completes acquisition of Restel

Scandic completes acquisition of Restel

Today, December 29, Scandic completed the acquisition of Restel’s hotel operations in Finland.
Scandic Hotels to open one of Frankfurt’s largest conference hotels

Scandic Hotels to open one of Frankfurt’s largest conference hotels

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed a long-term lease agreement with developer B&L Group regarding the operation of a new hotel in Frankfurt.
The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority approves Scandic Hotels’ acquisition of Restel, subject to conditions

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority approves Scandic Hotels’ acquisition of Restel, subject to conditions

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority has approved Scandic’s acquisition of Restel’s hotel operations, subject to the divestment of three hotels. It is expected that the acquisition will...
Scandic to take over hotel The Mayor in the heart of Aarhus

Scandic to take over hotel The Mayor in the heart of Aarhus

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed a long lease agreement with property owner Evars Hoteller to take over hotel The Mayor in the Danish city of Aarhus.
Scandic Hotels arranged world’s biggest blind lunch at a hotel

Scandic Hotels arranged world’s biggest blind lunch at a hotel

Each year, 3 December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And to highlight this important annual observance, Scandic Hotels arranged the world’s largest blind lunch so that...

November 2017

Siri Wikander appointed new Director of People Growth at Scandic Hotels

Siri Wikander appointed new Director of People Growth at Scandic Hotels

In December, Siri Wikander will start as Director of People Growth at Scandic. Siri has worked for many years within digitalization, communication and sustainability and comes most recently from a...
Extension of review regarding acquisition of Restel’s hotel operations

Extension of review regarding acquisition of Restel’s hotel operations

The Finnish Competition Authority has today announced that the review of Scandic Hotels Group’s (“Scandic”) proposed acquisition of Restel’s hotel operations in Finland will be extended until...
Scandic Hotels named Denmark’s Best Workplace

Scandic Hotels named Denmark’s Best Workplace

The leading hotel chain in the Nordic region is now also Denmark’s best workplace. When Great Place to Work conferred its prestigious awards this evening, Scandic Hotels received the honor of being...
Scandic Hotels finalist in the European Diversity Awards

Scandic Hotels finalist in the European Diversity Awards

Scandic Hotels has been shortlisted in the "Diversity Team Of The Year" category in this year's European Diversity Awards. The prize ceremony takes place in London on November 16. This is yet another...

October 2017

Scandic’s interim report Q3 2017 – Solid development in sales & profits

Scandic’s interim report Q3 2017 – Solid development in sales & profits

Net sales increased by 11.1% to 3,974 MSEK (3,577) primarily due to higher RevPAR and more rooms in operation. Adjusted EBITDA totaled 622 MSEK (547), corresponding to a margin of 15.7% (15.3). An...
Scandic and Live Nation team up to offer unique music experiences

Scandic and Live Nation team up to offer unique music experiences

Thanks to a new agreement, members of Scandic’s loyalty program, Scandic Friends, can now enjoy exclusive access to tickets and unique experiences from some of Live Nation’s most attractive...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the third quarter 2017

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the third quarter 2017

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the third quarter 2017 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on October 26, 2017. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.
Decision regarding additional assessment in Finland for the 2008 tax year

Decision regarding additional assessment in Finland for the 2008 tax year

The Finnish Tax Administration has decided to make an additional assessment for the 2008 tax year, amounting to 9.6 MEUR. Scandic and its advisors are of the opinion that the company has acted...
Scandic Hotels signs agreement with LocalTapiola to operate hotel in iconic Hamburger Börs in Turku

Scandic Hotels signs agreement with LocalTapiola to operate hotel in iconic Hamburger Börs in Turku

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed an agreement with property owner LocalTapiola Life to operate a hotel in the iconic Hamburger Börs building in central...
Thomas Engelhart to leave Scandic Hotels

Thomas Engelhart to leave Scandic Hotels

Scandic Hotels has announced today that Thomas Engelhart, Chief Commercial Officer and member of Scandic’s Executive Committee, will leave the company. From today, Scandic’s President & CEO,...
Nomination Committee ahead of Scandic’s Annual General Meeting 2018 appointed

Nomination Committee ahead of Scandic’s Annual General Meeting 2018 appointed

The Nomination Committee prior to Scandic’s Annual General Meeting 2018 is made up of Scandic’s three largest shareholders and the Chairman of the Board of Directors and is composed as follows:...

September 2017

Divestment of Scandic Vierumäki in Finland

Divestment of Scandic Vierumäki in Finland

Capital gain to affect Q3 results positively by around 17 MSEK
Scandic continues to expand in Copenhagen

Scandic continues to expand in Copenhagen

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, is continuing to grow in Copenhagen by opening a new hotel in the developing Scanport area. Scandic Copenhagen Airport is expected...

August 2017

Further proceedings of the proposed acquisition of Restel’s hotel business

Further proceedings of the proposed acquisition of Restel’s hotel business

The Finnish Competition Authority has today announced that it has decided to initiate further proceedings of Scandic Hotel Group’s (“Scandic”) proposed acquisition of Restel’s hotel...
Scandic growing in central Copenhagen – company’s largest hotel to open in premium location close to Tivoli Gardens

Scandic growing in central Copenhagen – company’s largest hotel to open in premium location close to Tivoli Gardens

Scandic Hotels, the leading hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed an agreement with the landlord HM 2 A/S to operate the new large Scandic Spectrum hotel in central Copenhagen. The hotel,...

July 2017

Scandic’s interim report Q2 2017 – Strong growth in a highly active quarter

Scandic’s interim report Q2 2017 – Strong growth in a highly active quarter

Second quarter in summary. Net sales increased by 9.4% to 3,770 MSEK (3,447) due to higher RevPAR, more rooms in operation and positive currency effects.
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the second quarter 2017

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the second quarter 2017

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the second quarter 2017 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on July 20, 2017. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.
Scandic expanding in Germany – taking over central hotel in Frankfurt

Scandic expanding in Germany – taking over central hotel in Frankfurt

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Nordic countries, is expanding in Germany with a city hotel in Frankfurt. The company has signed a long-term lease agreement with SH.I.R Real Estate...

June 2017

Scandic to open hotel in the classic Helsinki central railway station

Scandic to open hotel in the classic Helsinki central railway station

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed an agreement with property owner Exilion to operate a new hotel in the building that houses the Helsinki Central Railway...
Scandic to acquire Restel’s hotel portfolio and become the leading hotel operator in Finland

Scandic to acquire Restel’s hotel portfolio and become the leading hotel operator in Finland

Scandic Hotels Group (“Scandic”) has signed an agreement to acquire Restel’s hotel operations in Finland. Through the acquisition, Scandic will strengthen its position as the leading hotel...

May 2017

Bulletin from Scandic’s annual general meeting 2017

Bulletin from Scandic’s annual general meeting 2017

The annual general meeting of Scandic was held on Wednesday 10 May 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Scandic’s interim report Q1 2017 – Continued strong underlying growth

Scandic’s interim report Q1 2017 – Continued strong underlying growth

First quarter in summary. Net sales increased by 19.3% to 3,095 MSEK (2,594) due to higher RevPAR, more rooms in operation and positive currency effects.
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2017

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2017

Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the first quarter 2017 in a webcast at 9:00 CET on May 10, 2017. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.

April 2017

Scandic to open new hotel at Landvetter Airport in Gothenburg

Scandic to open new hotel at Landvetter Airport in Gothenburg

– new establishment will be the company’s ninth airport hotel in the Nordics
Scandic publishes its Annual Report 2016

Scandic publishes its Annual Report 2016

Today, Scandic is publishing its Annual Report for 2016. The report is available on the website.
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 Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Scandic Continental,...

February 2017

Scandic’s year-end report 2016 – A strong finish to a successful year

Scandic’s year-end report 2016 – A strong finish to a successful year

Fourth quarter 2016 in summary - RevPAR LFL grew by 5.2%, driven by higher occupancy and increased average room rates. Net sales rose by 12.3% to 3,463 MSEK (3,085) due to higher RevPAR, more rooms...
Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s year-end results 2016

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s year-end results 2016

Scandic Hotels Group will present its year-end results for 2016 in a webcast at 9:00 CET on February 23, 2017. The year-end report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.
Even Frydenberg new President & CEO for Scandic – succeeds Frank Fiskers who will leave company after eight years

Even Frydenberg new President & CEO for Scandic – succeeds Frank Fiskers who will leave company after eight years

The Board of Directors of Scandic Hotels announces today that Even Frydenberg will take over the position of President & CEO. This is due to the fact that current CEO Frank Fiskers has decided to...
Scandic to open new hotel in central Gothenburg

Scandic to open new hotel in central Gothenburg

- new building with meeting and event space for 900 people

January 2017

Scandic to open new hotel at Helsinki airport – Will be the closest freestanding hotel for air travelers

Scandic to open new hotel at Helsinki airport – Will be the closest freestanding hotel for air travelers

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic region, has signed a long-term rental agreement with LAK Real Estate Oyj, a subsidiary of Finavia, to establish and operate a new hotel at...
Scandic to take over portfolio of eight hotels in the Nordic countries

Scandic to take over portfolio of eight hotels in the Nordic countries

Scandic Hotels, the leading hotel company in the Nordic region, has signed an agreement with property owners Pandox and Eiendomsspar to take over the operation of eight hotels in Norway, Sweden and...
Scandic to offer digital newspapers and magazines to all hotel guests and visitors

Scandic to offer digital newspapers and magazines to all hotel guests and visitors

From January 16, 2017, all guests at Scandic hotels will be able to enjoy complimentary unlimited access to more than 5,000 national and international newspapers and magazines on their mobile devices...

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

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION, IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL....

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

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION, IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL....

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

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION, IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL....
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

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION, IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL....

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...

December 2014

Scandic Hotels strengthens its market-leading position in Bergen by acquiring three additional hotels

Scandic Hotels strengthens its market-leading position in Bergen by acquiring three additional hotels

Scandic Hotels continues to expand in the Norwegian hotel market by acquiring hotel operations in Bergen from owner Bergen Hotel Gruppen AS. Scandic will take over three hotels: Scandic Neptun,...

November 2014

Scandic’s accessibility training wins two awards for best interactive training

Scandic’s accessibility training wins two awards for best interactive training

Scandic’s accessibility training has won first prize for best interactive training at the Swedish Learning Awards 2014 and also took home silver in the British E-learning Awards .  Scandic is the...

October 2014

Scandic invited to be keynote speaker at international congress on tourism for people with disabilities

Scandic invited to be keynote speaker at international congress on tourism for people with disabilities

Magnus Berglund, Director of Accessibility, has been invited to be keynote speaker at the first international congress on tourism focused on travel for people with different types of disabilities –...
Scandic Anglais opens the Nordic region’s first Jamie’s Italian

Scandic Anglais opens the Nordic region’s first Jamie’s Italian

On Thursday 16 October, Scandic and acclaimed chef Jamie Oliver will be opening the Nordic region’s first Jamie’s Italian at Scandic Anglais in Stockholm. With its 195 seats and large bar, the...

September 2014

Scandic nominated for European Diversity Awards

Scandic nominated for European Diversity Awards

Nordic hotel chain Scandic’s Accessibility Director, Magnus Berglund, has been shortlisted for the European Diversity Awards in the category “Hero of the year”. The awards ceremony takes place...
The hotel chain Scandic nominated for prestigious German Sustainability Award

The hotel chain Scandic nominated for prestigious German Sustainability Award

Scandic is one of three nominees for the internationally recognised German Sustainability Award “Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis.” Scandic is also the first hotel chain ever to be nominated. The...
Scandic signs its 7th hotel in Stavanger

Scandic signs its 7th hotel in Stavanger

The largest hotel company in the Nordics signs a major new hotel in the centre of Stavanger, Norway. With 350 rooms and vast conference facilities, Scandic is positioning itself for the competition...

June 2014

Scandic launches mobile hotel rooms available anywhere

Scandic launches mobile hotel rooms available anywhere

In an effort to bring innovation to the hotel industry and offer unique solutions for guests, the Nordic hotel chain Scandic is launching a mobile hotel - Scandic To Go - available at any location a...
Scandic expands in Berlin

Scandic expands in Berlin

Scandic is increasing its presence in Germany by taking over the Alsterhof Hotel in Berlin. The hotel has 217 rooms, which have just undergone an extensive refurbishment costing EUR 8 million, and is...

May 2014

Scandic a dream workplace among Nordic students

Scandic a dream workplace among Nordic students

Scandic is one of the Nordic region’s most attractive employers and the hotel chain that students most want to work for. This is revealed in a survey of...
The largest hotel company in the Nordics continues to grow – Scandic signs new airport hotel in Bergen

The largest hotel company in the Nordics continues to grow – Scandic signs new airport hotel in Bergen

At Bergen Airport Flesland, Scandic will build what will be one of Western Norway's largest business and convention hotels. This will further reinforce Scandic’s position as the...

March 2014

Scandic tops Nordic hotel rankings

Scandic tops Nordic hotel rankings

Scandic came in in first place in the annual BDRC survey in which more than 2,450 hotel guests value hotel brands and rank the chains they prefer. The distinction just goes to show that...
Scandic Hotels Holding – Results for the full year 2013

Scandic Hotels Holding – Results for the full year 2013

Scandic invests for the future and strengthens its market position

February 2014

Scandic acquires Rica Hotels – Strengthens its portfolio with the addition of 72 new hotels in Norway and Sweden

Scandic acquires Rica Hotels – Strengthens its portfolio with the addition of 72 new hotels in Norway and Sweden

Scandic has entered into an agreement to acquire Rica Hotels. With the addition of 72 Rica hotels to its existing portfolio, Scandic further strengthens its position as the leading hotel chain in...
HSMAI European Awards 2013 – Scandic Hotels wins prize for its online check-out solution

HSMAI European Awards 2013 – Scandic Hotels wins prize for its online check-out solution

In association with Hospitality Technology Europe, HSMAI Europe has announced the first ever Top 20 extraordinary minds in sales, marketing and technology...

December 2013

Good internet connection most important for hotel guests*

Good internet connection most important for hotel guests*

Surveys show that good wifi is one of the most important criteria when choosing a hotel. With new, modern technology, better accessibility for more users and higher speeds, the Scandic...
Scandic first in the world to offer everyone interactive web training on disabilities

Scandic first in the world to offer everyone interactive web training on disabilities

Ensuring the same high level of service for all guests, whether or not they have a disability, is an important goal for Scandic, but what exactly is the best way of serving a blind...

November 2013

A world first for Scandic – checking out by mobile at all hotels

A world first for Scandic – checking out by mobile at all hotels

Scandic is the first hotel chain in the world to offer digital check-out at all its hotels. The system was tested in the spring and is now available at all hotels in the chain. With...

October 2013

Scandic receives accessibility prize for its disability work

Scandic receives accessibility prize for its disability work

Scandic Denmark has been awarded the Bevica Foundation’s Accessibility Prize 2013. Each year, the foundation awards a prize to people or companies that have shown a particular...
Frank Fiskers returns to Scandic as CEO

Frank Fiskers returns to Scandic as CEO

The Board of Scandic Hotels – owned by EQT and Accent – has appointed Frank Fiskers CEO of Scandic Hotels, a role he previously held from 2007–2010. The outgoing CEO Anders...

September 2013

Scandic launches new hotel chain ­­­– HTL

Scandic launches new hotel chain ­­­– HTL

The leading hotel chain in the Nordic region, Scandic Hotels, is launching a new hotel chain under a separate brand, HTL. The new hotel concept will offer the best city centre locations at the best...
Jamie Oliver spices up meetings at Scandic

Jamie Oliver spices up meetings at Scandic

Scandic, the Nordic region’s leading hotel chain is continuing its partnership with world-renowned chef Jamie Oliver. Earlier this year we launched the Summer and Kids menus that...
Scandic reduces its environmental impact – Sustainability report – first half of 2013

Scandic reduces its environmental impact – Sustainability report – first half of 2013

The report for 2013 shows a continued reduction in the areas of water, energy and waste. During the first half of 2013, Scandic’s energy consumption fell by...
Scandic Hotels reduces its environmental impact

Scandic Hotels reduces its environmental impact

The report for 2013 shows a continued reduction in the areas of water, energy and waste. During the first half of 2013, Scandic’s energy consumption fell by 0.42%, water consumption...

August 2013

Scandic receives prestigious award from TripAdvisor

Scandic receives prestigious award from TripAdvisor

Each year TripAdvisor awards a Certificate of Excellence to hotels that have received excellent reviews from their guests. Only 10% of all the hotels represented on TripAdvisor have...

July 2013

Scandic’s half-yearly report 2013

Scandic’s half-yearly report 2013

During the first half of the year, revenue increased by 1.1% to EUR 448.6 (443.6) million. Net operating profit (EBITDA) came in at EUR 27.6 (32.6) million, giving a profit margin of...
Scandic restaurants to stop using palm oil

Scandic restaurants to stop using palm oil

For environmental reasons, Scandic has decided to discontinue the use of palm oil and replace it with rapeseed and sunflower seed oil in its 160 restaurants. The hotel chain’s...

June 2013

Scandic Hotels first to offer guests check-out by mobile phone at all hotels

Scandic Hotels first to offer guests check-out by mobile phone at all hotels

Scandic Hotels is the first hotel chain in the Nordic region to offer a digital solution for checking out at its hotels. In just a few quick steps guests...
Scandic opens new hotel in Kristiansand

Scandic opens new hotel in Kristiansand

Scandic is continuing its expansion in the Nordic market, with today’s opening of Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda in Norway. The hotel is situated in idyllic Bystranda, in the centre...

May 2013

Scandic receives gold medal for its environmental work

Scandic receives gold medal for its environmental work

Scandic is the first hotel chain in Europe to be awarded a Gold Medal* by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).
Johan Kvist new strategy chief at the Scandic Group

Johan Kvist new strategy chief at the Scandic Group

Scandic Hotels is delighted to announce that Johan Kvist will be taking over responsibility for strategy at the Group on 20 May 2013. He is joining Scandic from the consultancy firm,...

March 2013

Scandic challenges the industry to be more sustainable

Scandic challenges the industry to be more sustainable

To achieve a sustainable society, Scandic CEO Anders Ehrling issues a challenge to the whole Nordic hotel industry as part of Earth Hour on 23 March. The challenge is to get the...
Scandic joins forces with FACE Stockholm– cutting plastic consumption by 21 tonnes in the process

Scandic joins forces with FACE Stockholm– cutting plastic consumption by 21 tonnes in the process

Scandic is now further strengthening its position as a world leader in environmental work by launching its own hair and skin care range for 2013 in partnership with FACE Stockholm. This...
Scandic Hotels improved profits 2012

Scandic Hotels improved profits 2012

Scandic Hotels increased revenues and improved its operating profit in 2012. Over the year, Scandic opened six new hotels and launched an extensive refurbishment programme for its...
Scandic Hotels received the top customer satisfaction scores

Scandic Hotels received the top customer satisfaction scores

Scandic Hotels put up the highest satisfaction score for Europe, Middle East and Africa, based on global results from the Market Metrix Hospitality Index (MMHI)*.

January 2013

Scandic Hotels joins forces with TripAdvisor

Scandic Hotels joins forces with TripAdvisor

Over 70 percent of hotel guests want to read other people’s comments before choosing a hotel, according to a survey by Forrester Consulting*. Through collaboration with the world’s...
Scandic Hotels wins major procurement contract in Norway

Scandic Hotels wins major procurement contract in Norway

Scandic Hotels has won a 4-year framework agreement with the Norwegian Children and Young People’s Agency, Bufdir, with a total value of around EUR 6 million. Scandic was the clear...

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...

December 2011

Scandic opens yet another hotel in Norway

Scandic opens yet another hotel in Norway

Scandic and the Øgreid Eiendom have signed a contract to build a new hotel in the centre of Stavanger. The hotel will open in 2013.

September 2011

Opening of the Scandic Victoria Tower – the tallest hotel in the Nordic countries

Opening of the Scandic Victoria Tower – the tallest hotel in the Nordic countries

On 15 September Stockholm's newest landmark opens in Kista – the Scandic Victoria Tower. Towering 118 metres and boasting 299 rooms on 34 floors, it is not only the tallest hotel in...
Scandic’s Magnus Berglund leads social responsibility

Scandic’s Magnus Berglund leads social responsibility

The Nordic hotel chain Scandic's Disability Ambassador, Magnus Berglund, has been nominated Social Entrepreneur of the Year in Swedish newspaper Veckans Affärer's Social Capitalist...

May 2011

Scandic wins Nordic Council Environment Prize

Scandic wins Nordic Council Environment Prize

Scandic was rewarded by the Nordic Council for its efforts to promote sustainable tourism in the Nordic Region and beyond. A conscious environmental strategy and a series of apparently...

March 2011

Scandic strengthens its position in the Nordic region

Scandic strengthens its position in the Nordic region

Scandic’s total revenue increased by 14% and revenue per room by 9% over the full year 2010. Remaining profitable, the company has strengthened its market position, not least by...

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....

December 2009

A Scandinavian Safari in Berlin

A Scandinavian Safari in Berlin

There is a brand-new hotel coming to Berlin - The Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, which recently celebrated it’s official topping out ceremony, marking an important day in the...
Scandic increases commitment to disabled guests

Scandic increases commitment to disabled guests

With the UN’s International Day of Disabled Persons on Thursday 3 December, Scandic is continuing its commitment to disabled guests, not least through a new service on the website...

October 2009

Scandic creates Stockholm’s most exciting hotel

Scandic creates Stockholm’s most exciting hotel

The area around Vasagatan is one of Stockholm’s most expansive and exciting, with its central location and numerous ongoing development projects. And this is where the city’s big...

September 2009

Scandic is the first hotel chain to launch unique information for guests with special needs

Scandic is the first hotel chain to launch unique information for guests with special needs

“Scandic has become the first hotel chain to gather all its information for guests with special needs in one place. Every hotel’s homepage now provides answers to the 80 most common...

August 2009

Jarkko is new Sales & Marketing Director for Scandic Finland

Jarkko is new Sales & Marketing Director for Scandic Finland

Scandic is happy to announce that Jarkko Härmälä has joined the hotelchain as new Director of Sales & Marketing for Scandic and Hilton Hotels in Finland. Jarkko has extensive...
Scandic maintains its strong position in tough market

Scandic maintains its strong position in tough market

Results for the period January – June 2009  Revenue amounted to EUR 318.0 (383.2) million. For comparable hotels and at a fixed exchange rate, revenue fell by 12%.  For...

July 2009

Scandic signs up for another hotel in Oslo

Scandic signs up for another hotel in Oslo

Scandic continues to grow, adding another hotel in Oslo. Today an agreement was signed between Fornebu Hotell AS and Scandic, confirming that the new hotel on Fornebustranda will be run...
Scandic Julia in Turku to be fully renovated

Scandic Julia in Turku to be fully renovated

Scandic Julia will undergo a full-scale renovation and extension, during which the hotel will be closed for 18 months starting from 1 December 2009. The result will be a hotel catering...

June 2009

Now you can play at all Scandic hotels

Now you can play at all Scandic hotels

Scandic continues its focus on giving children extra attention and making them feel welcome. Jamie Oliver has already created a special menu for them, and now there are also new,...

March 2009

Scandic continues to grow with yet another hotel in Copenhagen

Scandic continues to grow with yet another hotel in Copenhagen

The Front hotel will become a new Scandic from 17 April 2009 Today’s hotel and conference guests have high expectations when it comes to comfort, accessibility and functionality, as...

February 2009

Scandic took the year’s best environmental initiative

Scandic took the year’s best environmental initiative

The Grand Travel Awards are given to the travel and tourism industry’s leading players, with the winners voted for by almost 600 Swedish travel agency staff. This year, at the 17th...
Jamie Oliver and Scandic in unique partnership

Jamie Oliver and Scandic in unique partnership

Scandic, the Nordic region’s leading hotel chain, is entering into an exclusive and long-term partnership with internationally celebrated chef Jamie Oliver. The agreement was signed...
Richard Stone new Director of Leisure Sales at Scandic

Richard Stone new Director of Leisure Sales at Scandic

Richard Stone, currently Director of Purchasing and Business Development for Borealis Destination Management, has been appointed Director of Leisure Sales at Scandic as from March...
Strong figures from Scandic

Strong figures from Scandic

Results for the full year 2008 • Revenue increased 5% to EUR 758.5 million • Operating profit rose by 8% to EUR 111.1 million, giving a profit margin of 14.7% • The key figures...

January 2009

New Scandic hotel in the heart of Copenhagen

New Scandic hotel in the heart of Copenhagen

The renowned Palace on the town hall square will soon be joining Scandic Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen… April 1, 2009 Scandic will take over one of Copenhagen’s genuine...
Scandic announces a new sports hotel in Vierumäki, Finland

Scandic announces a new sports hotel in Vierumäki, Finland

Scandic continues to expand, building a new sports hotel in Vierumäki, Finland’s leading resort for sports and leisure activities. The hotel will offer almost 200 rooms when it opens...

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...

November 2007

Scandic to open at Forus in Stavanger

Scandic to open at Forus in Stavanger

Scandic has signed an agreement with Johs Lunde Eiendom for the construction of a 200-room hotel at Forus, outside Stavanger. Construction of the hotel is expected to commence during...
Scandic wins the Best CSR Programme at the Hospitality Awards in Paris

Scandic wins the Best CSR Programme at the Hospitality Awards in Paris

Yesterday, the worldwide Hospitality Awards ceremony was held for the seventh year in a row. The awards, which have twelve categories, are awarded to innovative companies and...
New Senior Vice President, Business Development & General Counsel at Scandic

New Senior Vice President, Business Development & General Counsel at Scandic

Scandic is very pleased to announce the appointment of Nevio Sagberg, 42, as Senior Vice President Business Development & General Counsel.
Scandic opens in the Danish city of Vejle

Scandic opens in the Danish city of Vejle

On February 1, Scandic is taking over the 71-room Jacob Gade Hotel in Vejle, one of the largest cities in Jutland, Denmark. The hotel chain has signed a lease with the KPC/Vingsted...
Scandic wins large environmental award at the SLEEP hotel design event in London

Scandic wins large environmental award at the SLEEP hotel design event in London

For the fifth year in a row, the European Hotel Design Awards were awarded at the SLEEP hotel design event in central London. This year’s environmental award, The Sustainability...

October 2007

Another new hotel for Scandic: Scandic acquires the Wallin Hotel in central Stockholm

Another new hotel for Scandic: Scandic acquires the Wallin Hotel in central Stockholm

Scandic continues its offensive growth strategy. November 15 sees the opening of the Scandic at Norra Bantorget in Stockholm through the acquisition of the Best Western Wallin Hotel....