Press Releases

Scandic revitalises Vasateatern theatre again – and recreates a unique cultural scene in Stockholm

Feb 17, 2015 12:00 GMT Scandic Hotels The curtain will soon go up again at the Vasateatern theatre in Stockholm. After having stood empty since 2009, the classic private theatre will live once more in a new guise. A vibrant cultural scene for theatre and music will become a reality when the splendid building is joined to Scandic Grand Central to create a one-of-a-kind hotel with restaurants and bars.

Scandic Hotels appoints Thomas Engelhart as Chief Commercial Officer

Feb 10, 2015 11:00 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic – the largest and the leading hotel company in the Nordics – announces the appointment of Thomas Engelhart as Chief Commercial Officer and head of all commercial functions.

Scandic Hotels appoints Ann-Charlotte Johansson as VP Group Communication & IR

Feb 05, 2015 07:00 GMT Scandic Hotels Ann-Charlotte Johansson will be the new VP Group Communication & IR at Scandic Hotels with overall responsibility for external and internal communication in the company, including PR and IR. Ann-Charlotte, who will assume her role at the beginning of 2015, will also be part of the Scandic Executive Committee.

PUB to become Scandic Haymarket! – Scandic consolidates its position as Stockholm’s biggest hotel operator

Jan 21, 2015 10:00 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic and AxFast are creating one of Stockholm's most exciting grand hotels in the historic PUB building and fortifying Stockholm's position on the international hotel map. The new hotel will be a vibrant meeting place for both Stockholmers and visitors alike.

Scandic Hotels strengthens its market-leading position in Bergen by acquiring three additional hotels

Dec 18, 2014 07:00 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic Hotels continues to expand in the Norwegian hotel market by acquiring hotel operations in Bergen from owner Bergen Hotel Gruppen AS. Scandic will take over three hotels: Scandic Neptun, Scandic Bergen City and Scandic Strand with a total of 630 hotel rooms and some 40 conference rooms.

Nov 21, 2014 22:52 GMT London SilverBlack Executive Cars Pty Ltd London SilverBlack won the Bronze award for Best Start Up at the Professional Driver Qsi Awards at last night’s Black Tie award ceremony held at the Effingham Park Hotel in Gatwick. London SilverBlack Chauffeurs is the brainchild of Sydney Grand Parents Bruce & Rhona Haley.

Scandic’s accessibility training wins two awards for best interactive training

Nov 12, 2014 06:55 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic’s accessibility training has won first prize for best interactive training at the Swedish Learning Awards 2014 and also took home silver in the British E-learning Awards.

Scandic invited to be keynote speaker at international congress on tourism for people with disabilities

Oct 21, 2014 13:42 BST Scandic Hotels Magnus Berglund, Director of Accessibility, has been invited to be keynote speaker at the first international congress on tourism focused on travel for people with different types of disabilities – The World Summit Destinations for All – which is being held in Montreal, Canada from October 19 to 22, 2014.

New branding for Best of Britain & Ireland reflects plans for growth

Oct 20, 2014 15:13 BST Diversified Communications UK Best of Britain & Ireland, the leading event for the domestic tourism and venues industry, taking place on 11-12 March 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham, has revealed a bold new brand and visual identity following its recent purchase by event organiser Diversified Communications UK.

Scandic Anglais opens the Nordic region’s first Jamie’s Italian

Oct 13, 2014 08:00 BST Scandic Hotels On Thursday 16 October, Scandic and acclaimed chef Jamie Oliver will be opening the Nordic region’s first Jamie’s Italian at Scandic Anglais in Stockholm. With its 195 seats and large bar, the restaurant will be serving up great value, simple, rustic Italian food using local and organic produce combined with fresh pasta made on the premises daily.