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From cultural heritage to a world-class hotel  - Scandic Grand Central Helsinki opens its doors for business

From cultural heritage to a world-class hotel - Scandic Grand Central Helsinki opens its doors for business

Press releases   •   Apr 15, 2021 09:17 BST

April 15 marks the day when Scandic Grand Central Helsinki opens its doors after two years of a meticulous restoration process. Scandic Grand Central Helsinki offers a global, unique hotel experience in the stunning historic Art Nouveau building, formerly known as the head office of Finland´s railway company, designed by Eliel Saarinen.

Scandic Arlandastad opens its doors

Scandic Arlandastad opens its doors

Press releases   •   Jan 11, 2021 08:50 GMT

Scandic Arlandastad has now opened following an agreement that Scandic signed in November 2020 to take over the hotel.

Haymarket by Scandic named Sweden’s best hotel  – wins Grand Travel Award 2020

Haymarket by Scandic named Sweden’s best hotel – wins Grand Travel Award 2020

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2020 10:23 GMT

Last night, Haymarket by Scandic, which is located on Stockholm’s Hötorget square, was designated Sweden’s best individual hotel. The prestigious award was accepted by General Manager Jessica Norgren and Food & Beverage Manager Erik Pändel at the annual Grand Travel Awards gala held at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm.

Scandic to take over hotel in Stavanger

Scandic to take over hotel in Stavanger

Press releases   •   Jun 25, 2019 13:43 BST

On October 1, 2019, Scandic will take over the operations of Radisson Blu Royal in Stavanger, Norway. The hotel, which is ideally located in downtown Stavanger, will target business and leisure travelers as well as local residents. After the takeover, the hotel will change name to Scandic Royal Stavanger.

Scandic to open new hotel in Copenhagen

Scandic to open new hotel in Copenhagen

Press releases   •   Jun 14, 2019 08:50 BST

Scandic has signed an agreement regarding the operation of a new hotel in attractive Nørreport in central Copenhagen. The hotel, which will have some 100 rooms, is expected to open in 2020.

Finnfulness finds its footing at Marski by Scandic, a new signature hotel now open in Helsinki

Finnfulness finds its footing at Marski by Scandic, a new signature hotel now open in Helsinki

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.

Scandic Hotels introduces standard for allergy-friendly rooms

Scandic Hotels introduces standard for allergy-friendly rooms

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.

Scandic climbs in the Sustainable Brand Index – ranked higher in all countries

Scandic climbs in the Sustainable Brand Index – ranked higher in all countries

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.

Scandic involves 18,000 team members in developing company’s sustainability initiatives through Nordic hackathon

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.

Scandic ranked among best hospitality industry companies in CDP Climate Change Report 2018

Scandic ranked among best hospitality industry companies in CDP Climate Change Report 2018

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.