Press releases • Jun 11, 2019 07:31 BST
Scandic’s fifth signature hotel, Marski by Scandic, is now open in the heart of Helsinki. The refurbished hotel has 363 rooms as well as meeting and event spaces, a restaurant, bar and café and a wellness center. Originally opened in 1962, the classic hotel was renovated to become a Scandic signature hotel that stands firmly on its roots of Finnfulness.
Press releases • May 13, 2019 10:02 BST
Scandic is the world’s first hotel to introduce a standard for allergy-friendly rooms. This means that guests booking allergy-friendly rooms can expect considerations including wooden floors and fragrance-free, hypoallergenic toiletries approved by the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association.
Press releases • Apr 12, 2019 07:02 BST
The results of this year’s Sustainable Brand Index have now been announced and Scandic has continued to climb closer to the top in all countries in the Nordic region. In Sweden, it was the number one hotel for the ninth year in a row, ranking 18 out of 355 brands.
Press releases • Mar 15, 2019 07:00 GMT
Today is World Sleep Day, an annual event intended to be a celebration of sleep and a wakeup call on important issues related to sleep. Sleep is an important aspect of health – something we engage in for about one-third of our lives. And as a provider of 17 million nights’ sleep to guests in 83,993 beds at 268 hotels, Scandic is now sharing how just about everyone can enjoy a good night’s sleep.
Scandic involves 18,000 team members in developing company’s sustainability initiatives through Nordic hackathon
Press releases • Mar 05, 2019 08:00 GMT
During the winter 2018, Scandic held a sustainability hackathon to challenge the company’s 18,000 team members to come up with the next sustainability initiatives to implement across the organization. Participation was extremely high and more than 400 ideas were submitted. Two winning ideas have now been chosen, one within Environmental sustainability and one in Social sustainability.
Press releases • Feb 27, 2019 08:00 GMT
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-published CDP Climate Change Report 2018, Scandic was ranked at the A- level, which means that it is among the very best companies within the hospitality industry worldwide.
Press releases • Jan 29, 2019 09:00 GMT
From today, Scandic’s guests will be able to access a sleep program on the TVs at selected Scandic hotels. This has been made possible thanks to a partnership with the largest health club chain in the Nordic countries, SATS. The program is part of an expanded offering within health and wellness to help people have as great a guest experience as possible at Scandic.
Press releases • Dec 10, 2018 08:38 GMT
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 a new hotel, Scandic Munich Macherei.
Press releases • Dec 04, 2018 10:37 GMT
Last night, when the White Guide presented the award for Sweden’s best hotel experience, Downtown Camper won in the “Year’s Forward – Most Innovative Hotel” category.
Press releases • Nov 15, 2018 10:34 GMT
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 credit card is being offered in cooperation with SEB Kort and will be launched initially in the Swedish market.
Scandic best in class in human resource management – Lena Bjurner named Nordic HR Director of the year
Press releases • Oct 04, 2018 09:13 BST
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 Vasateatern in Stockholm last night.
Press releases • Sep 03, 2018 08:33 BST
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 majority already from free-range hens, and from September 2018, the hotel will begin to gradually phase out eggs from caged hens in all products.
Press releases • Aug 22, 2018 07:32 BST
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 accessibility. Now, the hotel is hosting 300 wheelchair athletes, a unique clientele.
Press releases • Aug 20, 2018 09:00 BST
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 Partnership (ITP).
Press releases • Aug 16, 2018 07:00 BST
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 largest conference hotel with 425 rooms and conference facilities covering close to 4,000 m2. The hotel is expected to open in 2022.
Scandic strengthens its Executive Committee with strategic expertise within digitalization, branding and marketing
Press releases • Jun 18, 2018 08:42 BST
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 Chief Customer Officer will be Niklas Angergård and new Chief Commercial Optimization Officer will be Jan Lundborg.
Press releases • Jun 05, 2018 08:32 BST
Today, Scandic Hotels has completed the rebranding of Restel’s former Cumulus hotels to the Scandic-brand.
Press releases • May 29, 2018 08:36 BST
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 environment.
Press releases • May 03, 2018 12:38 BST
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 Voss will be a centrally-located hotel with excellent meeting facilities and the first hotel in the town to be operated by a large hotel company.