Press Releases

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.

The Scandic team is training hard ahead of the launch of Jamie’s Italian

Oct 07, 2014 07:40 BST Scandic Hotels Next week the first Jamie’s Italian in the Nordic countries will open at Scandic Anglais in Stockholm. Back in January intense training began for the concept manager at Jamie’s Italian, closely followed by key staff in the Swedish kitchen and restaurant team, all of whom underwent a thorough programme of training at Jamie Oliver’s own restaurants in the UK.

Scandic nominated for European Diversity Awards

Sep 30, 2014 08:39 BST Scandic Hotels Nordic hotel chain Scandic’s Accessibility Director, Magnus Berglund, has been shortlisted for the European Diversity Awards in the category “Hero of the year”. The awards ceremony takes place in London on 2 October.

The hotel chain Scandic nominated for prestigious German Sustainability Award

Sep 17, 2014 14:17 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic is one of three nominees for the internationally recognised German Sustainability Award “Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis.” Scandic is also the first hotel chain ever to be nominated. The award, which goes to people, cities and companies that promote the idea of a sustainable society, received 800 submissions this year.

Scandic invests massively in Western Norway - Scandic signs its 7th hotel in Stavanger

Sep 10, 2014 13:00 BST Scandic Hotels The largest hotel company in the Nordics signs a major new hotel in the centre of Stavanger, Norway. With 350 rooms and vast conference facilities, Scandic is positioning itself for the competition in the oil city.