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November 2021

Scandic Hamburger Börs now open

News | 1 Nov, 2021 | 12:00
In 2017, Scandic signed an agreement with property owner LähiTapiola to operate a hotel in the iconic Hamburger Börs building in downtown Turku, Finland. And after a comprehensive two-year restauration, Scandic Hamburger Börs has finally opened its doors and the first guests have already checked in to many of its 272 hotel rooms. The hotel is located just opposite Market Square in central Turku and it will now continue its tradition of providing unforgettable hotel and dining experiences as it has since 1894.

October 2021

Nomination committee for Scandic’s AGM 2022 appointed

Press release | 29 Oct, 2021 | 14:30 | Regulatory
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, 2021 and the Chair of the Board of Directors. Prior to the Annual General Meeting 2022, the Nomination Committee is composed as follows:

Scandic’s interim report Q3 2021 – Strong results in an improved market

Press release | Financial reports | 28 Oct, 2021 | 07:30 | Regulatory

Åsa Wirén new CFO at Scandic Hotels

Press release | 26 Oct, 2021 | 11:00 | Regulatory
Scandic is pleased to announce that Åsa Wirén has been appointed as new Chief Financial Officer for Scandic Hotels Group. Åsa has many years’ experience from similar positions, most recently at Bonnier Group where she has been working since 2016. She will start her new position in April 2022 at the latest and will be a member of Scandic’s Executive Committee.

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the third quarter 2021

Press release | 21 Oct, 2021 | 12:00
Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the third quarter 2021 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on October 28, 2021. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.

Scandic reports strong results and cash flow for third quarter 2021

Press release | 15 Oct, 2021 | 07:45 | Regulatory

September 2021

Scandic continues to empower the leaders of tomorrow

Press release | 16 Sep, 2021 | 09:00
For the past 20 years, Scandic has been training future leaders through the company’s internal leadership program, Talent@Scandic. This year’s 30 talents have now taken the final step toward shouldering leadership roles within the hotel group after a year of intensive organizational and leadership development.

Scandic continues to enhance coworking concept – now introducing business breakfast

Press release | 8 Sep, 2021 | 09:00
One year ago today, Scandic launched the largest network of coworking spaces in the Nordic countries. Driven by the growing trend in flexible working, the concept has opened up hotel spaces to both budding entrepreneurs and established businesses as well as students. Since the start, Scandic has sold more than 102,000 coworking hours at close to 270 hotels the Nordic countries, Germany and Poland. Now the company is taking the next step by welcoming coworkers at all hotels to start their day with a hotel breakfast included in the price.

August 2021

Scandic strengthens commercial management team

Press release | 26 Aug, 2021 | 08:05
Tess Mattisson, Head of E-commerce & Customer Digital Development, and Marcus Hammarström, Head of Marketing, have been recruited to join Scandic Hotels’ commercial management team to strengthen and develop the company’s digital innovation and branding journey.

Scandic continuing to focus on students

News | 19 Aug, 2021 | 08:30
The academic year will soon start after a period of distance learning and many university students are now returning to student cities. This is putting increased pressure on student housing, which is why Scandic is pleased to announce that the company will continue to offer its popular bed and breakfast special for students. Selected hotels in student cities are now offering student housing including bed and breakfast, wifi and room cleaning for up to 120 days. 

July 2021

Scandic’s interim report Q2 2021 – Recovery gaining momentum

Press release | Financial reports | 16 Jul, 2021 | 07:30 | Regulatory

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the second quarter 2021

Press release | Financial reports | 7 Jul, 2021 | 10:09
Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the second quarter 2021 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on July 16, 2021. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.

June 2021

Scandic rewards conscientious travelers - launches program to engage guests together with the Keep Sweden Tidy Foundation

Press release | 30 Jun, 2021 | 09:00
The summer of 2021 is expected to focus on domestic travel. And as people are preparing to explore more areas of their home terrain, there are already reports of increased littering and fears of congestion at popular destinations this summer. To help address this, Scandic has launched a program that rewards travelers who show extra consideration for others and nature this summer.

Scandic takes Gothenburg to new heights – Scandic Göteborg Central set to open next year

News | 16 Jun, 2021 | 08:00
In 2017, Scandic and Vasakronan signed an agreement to operate a hotel at the Platinan property in central Gothenburg. Scandic Göteborg Central will open during the second quarter of 2022 just a couple hundred meters from Gothenburg’s central station in the middle of the rapidly-growing Älvstaden area, the largest urban development project in the Nordic region. With its 451 rooms, the hotel will play the largest role in one of Gothenburg’s most spectacular real estate projects.

Scandic comments on current market situation and booking trends

Press release | Financial reports | 15 Jun, 2021 | 07:30 | Regulatory
Scandic’s occupancy rate is expected to amount to at least 35 percent in June and business on the books for July is clearly higher than it was at the same time last year. Scandic expects occupancy in July 2021 to be higher than in July 2020, when it amounted to 42 percent.

Invitation to presentation where Scandic comments on market development

Press release | Financial reports | 7 Jun, 2021 | 16:00
As previously announced in Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter, Scandic will publish an update on market development on June 15. Due to that, Scandic invites to a webcast at 09.00 CET on June 15.

May 2021

Scandic Landvetter now open – exciting new landmark in Gothenburg

Press release | 31 May, 2021 | 14:00
May 31 marks the day when Scandic Landvetter opens its doors to both far-flung guests and West Coast residents on the go. With 223 rooms directly adjacent to the terminal building, Scandic Landvetter satisfies Gothenburg’s pressing need for an international airport hotel designed for people to meet. In this way, Scandic Landvetter is an important building block in the rapidly expanding airport city at Göteborg Landvetter Airport.

Bulletin from Scandic’s annual general meeting 2021

Press release | 31 May, 2021 | 13:40 | Regulatory
The annual general meeting of Scandic was held on Monday, May 31, 2021. In order to mitigate the spread of Covid-19, the annual general meeting was conducted by advance voting only, without physical presence of shareholders, proxies and third parties. There is a video featuring Scandic’s CEO and Chairman sharing their reflections from 2020 on the company’s website. The meeting resolved in accordance with all proposals presented by the board of directors and the nomination committee.

Book your entire road trip in one go – Scandic first Nordic hotel chain to introduce online multi-booking

Press release | 28 May, 2021 | 08:00
As school graduations and holidays approach, many people are now planning their summer vacations and interest in experiences, visiting relatives and road trips is high. To simplify planning, Scandic is pleased to be the first in the hotel industry to launch the possibility to book an entire holiday in one click. Using Scandic’s new multi-booking feature, travelers can now book up to five hotel stays in the same booking on Scandic’s website.

Jan Johansson to leave position of CFO at Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) at the end of 2021

Press release | 25 May, 2021 | 08:00 | Regulatory
Jan Johansson has announced today that he intends to leave his position of CFO at Scandic Hotels Group (publ). Scandic has now started the process to recruit a new CFO at the same time as Jan will remain in his current position during the notice period.

Scandic published its annual and sustainability report 2020

Press release | News | Financial reports | 10 May, 2021 | 13:00 | Regulatory
Today, Scandic is publishing its Annual and Sustainability Report 2020. It has been made available on the company’s website, www.scandichotelsgroup.com.

Scandic’s CEO Jens Mathiesen acquires stock options from Stena Sessan and Formica

Press release | Financial reports | 4 May, 2021 | 10:00
Scandic has today been informed that Jens Mathiesen has acquired stock options in Scandic issued by the company’s larger shareholders Stena Sessan and Formica.

April 2021

Scandic’s Nomination Committee proposes Therese Cedercreutz as new Board member

Press release | News | 28 Apr, 2021 | 16:05 | Regulatory
Prior to Scandic Hotels Group AB’s Annual General Meeting 2021, the Nomination Committee has proposed Therese Cedercreutz as a new member of the Board of Directors. The number of members on the Board will thus be increased to seven Board members elected by the annual general meeting and one employee representative.

Notice to annual general meeting in Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ)

Press release | News | Financial reports | 28 Apr, 2021 | 16:00 | Regulatory
Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) (556703-1702) (“Scandic” or the “Company”) hereby gives notice to the annual general meeting on Monday, May 31, 2021.

Scandic’s interim report Q1 2021 – Well prepared for a recovery

Press release | News | Financial reports | 28 Apr, 2021 | 07:30 | Regulatory

Bulletin from Scandic’s extraordinary general meeting

Press release | Financial reports | 21 Apr, 2021 | 11:50 | Regulatory
The extraordinary general meeting of Scandic was held on Wednesday April 21, 2021.  In order to mitigate the spread of Covid-19, the extraordinary general meeting was conducted by advance voting only, without physical presence of shareholders, proxies and third parties.

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s interim report for the first quarter 2021

Press release | 19 Apr, 2021 | 14:52
Scandic Hotels Group will present its interim report for the first quarter 2021 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on April 28, 2021. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.

Scandic recruits new Chief HR Officer

Press release | 14 Apr, 2021 | 08:30 | Regulatory
Scandic has recruited Fredrik Wetterlundh as new Chief Human Resources Officer for Scandic Hotels Group. Fredrik will start in August and be a member of Scandic’s Executive Committee. Most recently, Fredrik has been working in a position with global responsibility within human resources for mergers and acquisitions at Ericsson.

March 2021

Notice of the extraordinary general meeting of Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ)

Press release | 29 Mar, 2021 | 17:20 | Regulatory
Scandic Hotels Group AB (publ) (556703-1702) (“Scandic” or the “Company”) hereby gives notice to the extraordinary general meeting on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

Scandic Hotels tops the Swedish sustainability list – for the eleventh year in a row

News | 11 Mar, 2021 | 09:30
Scandic continues to secure its position as industry winner as Sustainable Brand Index today publishes the official ranking of Sweden's most sustainable brands in 2021. This is the eleventh year in a row that consumers and decision-makers have named Scandic the most sustainable brand in the category; Hotel.

February 2021

Scandic’s year-end report 2020 – Expected recovery after a challenging 2020

Press release | Financial reports | 17 Feb, 2021 | 07:30 | Regulatory

Invitation to presentation of Scandic’s year-end report 2020

Press release | 5 Feb, 2021 | 09:29
Scandic Hotels Group will present its year-end report for 2020 in a webcast at 9.00 CET on February 17, 2021. The report will be published at 7.30 CET on the same day.

January 2021

Scandic comments on market situation and ongoing rent negotiations

Press release | 15 Jan, 2021 | 08:25 | Regulatory
In December, Scandic’s average occupancy rate was approximately 15 percent with continued weak demand in all markets. Ongoing rent negotiations have thus far led to agreements for rent reductions and offers from landlords totaling approximately 850 MSEK.

Scandic Arlandastad opens its doors

Press release | 11 Jan, 2021 | 09:30
Scandic Arlandastad has now opened following an agreement that Scandic signed in November 2020 to take over the hotel. With 150 rooms featuring Scandinavian design with natural, light-colored wood and textiles in a subdued palette, Arlandastad is next door to Arlanda Airport and counts the Scandinavian XPO international meeting and event center among its neighbors.