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Scandic Hotels is expanding in Germany with a city hotel in Frankfurt. The company has signed a long-term lease agreement with SH.I.R Real Estate regarding the operation of the current Wyndham Grand Frankfurt. The hotel, which will be called Scandic Frankfurt Museumsufer, will open under Scandic’s management in the beginning of 2018 after a major renovation to expand the restaurant section.
Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed an agreement with property owner Exilion to operate a new hotel in the building that houses the Helsinki Central Railway Station. With close to 500 rooms, the hotel will be one of the largest in Scandic’s portfolio and a landmark in the city.
Scandic Hotels Group (“Scandic”) has signed an agreement to acquire Restel’s hotel operations in Finland. Through the acquisition, Scandic will strengthen its position as the leading hotel company in the Nordic countries and become the largest hotel operator in Finland. The transaction subject to regulatory approval.
Scandic has been named the most attractive employer in the Nordic hotel industry according to a survey conducted by Universum. Universum Global’s annual ranking of the most attractive employers is based on responses from 36,000 students in Norway, Finland, Denmark and Sweden.
The value of a more effective meeting culture has long been known, but it is only this year that the industry is seeing a long-awaited change to make meetings better and more productive. Through certified meeting advisors, technical solutions, creative exercises and healthy food, Scandic’s new meeting concept aims to change the way 10,000 customers plan and conduct meetings.
The largest loyalty program in the Nordic hotel industry, Scandic Friends, is celebrating its two millionth member, Ragnhild Fryd Johnsen from Bergen, who took the loyalty program to a new level. When she arrived at Scandic Sjølyst in Oslo, she was surprised by the staff and became the first guest to receive a lifetime “Top floor by invitation”, the highest membership level with selected benefits.
Magnus Berglund, Director of Accessibility at Scandic Hotels, will participate in the 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism from April 27 to 28, 2017 in Krakow, Poland. As part of the theme “Tourism for All,” Magnus will present Scandic’s successful accessibility program.
Scandic Hotels, the leading hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed an agreement with Swedavia regarding the operation of a new hotel at Landvetter Airport in Gothenburg. The hotel will be Scandic’s ninth airport hotel in the Nordic region and is expected to be completed in 2020.
Scandic Hotels is deepening its cooperation with Save the Children by donating SEK 1 million to Save the Children’s initiatives to aid child refugees in the Nordic countries and Germany. The cooperation is a part of Scandic’s long-term work to promote diversity and inclusion in society.
Scandic Berlin Kurfürstendamm has been awarded with the Green Globe certificate for its sustainability initiatives, bringing the number of Scandic hotels in Germany with the designation to three.
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... Show more
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