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Haymarket nominated for Best Urban Hotel 2016

Press release   •   Oct 19, 2016 14:00 BST

Every year, the prestigious lifestyle magazine Wallpaper Magazine elects the best hotel in the world in their award Best Urban Hotel. This year, Haymarket by Scandic is the only hotel in the Nordics that is nominated and the winner will be announced in November. The jury consist of chosen globetrotters from all over the world.

Haymarket opened May 10th this year and it has already become a classic hotel in Stockholm. Inspired by the art deco of the 20ies and the history as a department store where Greta Garbo started her career, the hotel gathers both the local crowds and guests from all of the world. In competition with 36 other hotels is Haymarket nominated as the Best Urban Hotel 2016. The hotels have been selected based on their ability to create a destination and a personal residential hotel experience, which is important in today’s global and connected society.

”Wallpaper is one of the most esteemed magazines in the world and just to be nominated feels like a win. At Haymarket, we want to broaden the concept of a hotel experience, both in the aspect of design and the events and happenings at the hotel”, says Lars Sandberg, General Manager, Haymarket.

The winner will be announced in Wallpaper’s December issue on November 10th.
See the whole list of nominees and the jury on

For more information, please contact:
Sophie Linnusaar, PR & Marketing Manager Haymarket by Scandic
+46 709-73 52 34,

Heidi Wold, Communication Director Sweden, Scandic
+46 706-30 58 17,

Scandic is the largest hotel company in the Nordic region with 14,400 team members and a network of close to 230 hotels with about 44,000 hotel rooms in operation and under development. Scandic Friends is the biggest loyalty program in the Nordic hotel sector with 1.8 million members. Corporate responsibility has always been a part of Scandic’s DNA and Scandic has been named Best Hotel Brand in the Nordic countries (BDRC). Since December 2, 2015, Scandic has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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