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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 and Live Nation team up to offer unique music experiences

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2017 09:00 BST

Thanks to a new agreement, members of Scandic’s loyalty program, Scandic Friends, can now enjoy exclusive access to tickets and unique experiences from some of Live Nation’s most attractive concerts and events in the Nordic region.

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Scandic continues to expand in Copenhagen

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2017 07:51 BST

Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, is continuing to grow in Copenhagen by opening a new hotel in the developing Scanport area. Scandic Copenhagen Airport is expected to open in 2020 beside the Öresund Sound and within walking distance of Kastrup. It will be the company’s tenth hotel adjacent to an airport in the Nordic countries.

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Stockholm’s newest hotel, Downtown Camper, invokes the spirit of adventure and sustainable living

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2017 13:30 BST

Downtown Camper by Scandic offers a hotel experience where nature meets the urban landscape. The hotel is designed to be the starting point for curious travelers who want to discover the real Stockholm, and a social meeting place for locals looking to get together with spontaneity, relaxation and togetherness in focus. Downtown Camper opens on September 1.

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Scandic growing in central Copenhagen – company’s largest hotel to open in premium location close to Tivoli Gardens

Press Releases   •   Aug 24, 2017 08:01 BST

Scandic Hotels, the leading hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed an agreement with the landlord HM 2 A/S to operate the new large Scandic Spectrum hotel in central Copenhagen. The hotel, which will have 632 rooms, will be the largest in Scandic’s portfolio and is expected to open in 2021.

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Scandic expanding in Germany - taking over central hotel in Frankfurt

Press Releases   •   Jul 04, 2017 10:00 BST

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.

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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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