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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.
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:
Press release | Financial reports | 28 Oct, 2021 | 07:30 | Regulatory
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.
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.
Press release | 15 Oct, 2021 | 07:45 | Regulatory
Scandic publishes prospectus and intends to apply for admission to trading on Nasdaq Stockholm of the convertible bonds issued in March 2021
Press release | Financial reports | 22 Sep, 2021 | 08:15 | Regulatory
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 comments on current market situation – positive development during summer & promising start to the autumn
Press release | Financial reports | 15 Sep, 2021 | 08:00 | Regulatory
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.
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.
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.
Press release | Financial reports | 16 Jul, 2021 | 07:30 | Regulatory
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Press release | News | Financial reports | 28 Apr, 2021 | 07:30 | Regulatory
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.
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.
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.
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 has successfully completed an offering of convertible bonds raising approximately SEK 1,609 million in gross proceeds
Press release | 26 Mar, 2021 | 18:15 | Regulatory
Scandic announces an offering of convertible bonds with expected gross proceeds of SEK 1,600m and conditional extension of the existing SEK 6,650m credit facilities until 2023
Press release | 26 Mar, 2021 | 07:30 | Regulatory
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.
Press release | Financial reports | 17 Feb, 2021 | 07:30 | Regulatory
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.
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.
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.
Latest press releases
- November 1, 2021 12:00 CET Scandic Hamburger Börs now open
- October 29, 2021 14:30 CEST Nomination committee for Scandic’s AGM 2022 appointed
- October 28, 2021 07:30 CEST Scandic’s interim report Q3 2021 – Strong results in an improved market
- October 26, 2021 11:00 CEST Åsa Wirén new CFO at Scandic Hotels
- January 11, 2022 Silent Period Year-End Report 2021
- February 10, 2022 Year-end Report 2021
- March 26, 2022 Silent period Q1, 2022