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Scandic Hotels to open hotel in the fast-growing market of Voss, Norway

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.

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Scandic to open hotel in landmark building in Helsingborg harbor

Press Releases   •   Apr 23, 2018 08:00 BST

Scandic has signed a new long-term lease agreement with Midroc for a new hotel in the new development in the Helsingborg harbor, expected to open in 2021. The hotel will encompass approximately 180 rooms with meeting facilities, fitness area, restaurant, bar and a sky bar.

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Vanessa Butani appointed new Director of Sustainable Business at Scandic Hotels

Press Releases   •   Feb 16, 2018 08:30 GMT

Vanessa Butani has been appointed new Director of Sustainable Business at Scandic Hotels. Vanessa has broad experience from working with sustainability, corporate strategy and business development, most recently at Electrolux and before that with Plan International and Accenture. She will start her new position at Scandic Hotels in March.

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Haymarket by Scandic named Best Individual Hotel at Grand Travel Awards 2018

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2018 14:01 GMT

On the evening of Monday, February 12, Haymarket by Scandic accepted the Grand Travel Awards prize for Best Individual Hotel in Sweden. The award ceremony took place at the At Six hotel in Stockholm. Scandic was also nominated for the Best Hotel Chain Sweden award and the Sustainability Award for the Year.

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Scandic Hotels receives accessibility award and invited to speak at UN Office in Vienna

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2018 08:30 GMT

Scandic Hotels’ holistic accessibility strategy has earned the company an award as one of the most innovative practices in the prestigious Zero Project. The award ceremony will be held at the Zero Project Conference at the United Nations Office in Vienna. Scandic Hotels has also been invited to speak about the company’s world-leading accessibility initiatives at the event.

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Scandic Hotels to open one of Frankfurt’s largest conference hotels

Press Releases   •   Dec 21, 2017 12:00 GMT

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed a long-term lease agreement with developer B&L Group regarding the operation of a new hotel in Frankfurt.

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Scandic Hotels arranges world’s biggest blind lunch at a hotel

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2017 13:28 GMT

Each year, 3 December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And to highlight this important annual observance, Scandic Hotels arranged the world’s largest blind lunch so that people could experience, if only for a short while, what it is like to eat a meal in complete darkness.

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Scandic Hotels named Denmark’s Best Workplace

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2017 09:24 GMT

The leading hotel chain in the Nordic region is now also Denmark’s best workplace. When Great Place to Work conferred its prestigious awards this evening, Scandic Hotels received the honor of being named ‘Denmark's best workplace with over 500 employees.’

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Scandic Hotels finalist in the European Diversity Awards

Press Releases   •   Nov 02, 2017 09:00 GMT

Scandic Hotels has been shortlisted in the "Diversity Team Of The Year" category in this year's European Diversity Awards. The prize ceremony takes place in London on November 16. This is yet another recognition of Scandic’s focus and world-leading work within accessibility and diversity.

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Scandic Hotels signs agreement with LocalTapiola to operate hotel in iconic Hamburger Börs in Turku

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2017 08:30 BST

Hamburger Börs has been an iconic hotel and restaurant complex since 1895. Located in central Turku, just opposite the market square, building was bought by Wallina Valtin from Stockholm in 1898 and first used as a hotel in 1904. The current contract ends in June 2019 after which the hotel will be fully renovated and expanded over two years. Scandic expects to gain access to the building beginning of 2021.

- This is a unique opportunity and we couldn’t be more excited to carry on the great tradition of Hamburger Börs. We will invest a lot of time and effort in to restoring this historic building, true to its heritage, and create a spectacular hotel, says Aki Käyhkö, Managing Director Scandic Finland.

- It is great to restore such a landmark building and redevelop the hotel into a new era. Scandic has a successful track record of operating large, prestigious, centrally-located hotels and we’re very happy to have entered this agreement that will take us to the next step in the building’s history, says Vesa Eskoli, Real Estate Investment Director at LocalTapiola Real Estate Asset Management.

The hotel is scheduled to re-open at the beginning of 2021. It will offer approximately 300 hotel rooms, conference facilities including a ball room with capacity for 400 people, a restaurant and bar with 400 seats and a roof top bar and terrace with 150 seats.

Scandic currently has 27 hotels in Finland including 24 Scandic hotels and three Hilton hotels. The Finnish economy and hotel market are expected to show positive growth. Additionally, Turku has the third largest population in the country and the hotel market in Turku is strong and growing.


For more information, please contact:

Elin Westin, Director of Communication, Scandic Hotels GroupEmail: elin.westin@scandichotels.com Phone: +46 702 77 75 26

Henrik Vikström, Director Investor Relations, Scandic Hotels Group
Email: henrik.vikstrom@scandichotels.com
Phone: +46 709 52 80 06

Scandic is the largest hotel company in the Nordic region with 15,000 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 2 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. www.scandichotelsgroup.com

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed an agreement with property owner LocalTapiola Life to operate a hotel in the iconic Hamburger Börs building in central Turku.

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Scandic is the largest hotel company in the Nordic region with 15,0000 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 2 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. www.scandichotelsgroup.com

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