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Scandic tops Nordic hotel rankings

Mar 25, 2014 07:22 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic came in first place in the annual BDRC survey in which more than 2,450 hotel guests value hotel brands and rank the chains they prefer. The distinction just goes to show that Scandic’s wide-ranging initiatives are appreciated by guests.

Scandic Hotels Holding - Results for the full year 2013

Mar 03, 2014 08:52 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic invests for the future and strengthens its market position

Scandic acquires Rica Hotels - Strengthens its portfolio with 72 new hotels in Norway and Sweden

Feb 11, 2014 07:15 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic has entered into an agreement to acquire Rica Hotels. With the addition of 72 Rica hotels to its existing portfolio, Scandic further strengthens its position as the leading hotel chain in the Nordic region. In Norway alone, Scandic’s coverage will be increased by 65 hotels, thus becoming a nationwide chain.

HSMAI European Awards 2013 - Scandic Hotels wins prize for its online check-out solution

Feb 06, 2014 14:38 GMT Scandic Hotels In association with Hospitality Technology Europe, HSMAI Europe has announced the first ever Top 20 extraordinary minds in sales, marketing and technology across Europe. Scandic is the winner in the category “The digital winner” for its online check-out solution.

Jamie’s Italian and Scandic Hotels in unique exclusive Nordic partnership

Jan 22, 2014 09:30 GMT Scandic Hotels Jamie Oliver and Scandic Hotels are proud to announce the opening of the first Jamie’s Italian restaurant in the Nordic region. Scandic Hotels will be the exclusive operating partner of Jamie’s Italian in the region and the first restaurant is due to open in autumn 2014 in Stockholm.

Scandic Continental changes its name to Scandic Park

Jan 16, 2014 09:59 GMT Scandic Hotels The extensive renewal of Scandic Continental hotel, situated near the Helsinki city centre, has reached a stage where the hotel is opening half of its rooms with a completely new look. The hotel will also change its name to Scandic Park. The renovation of the biggest hotel in Finland will be complete by the beginning of 2015.

Scandic wins Swedish Enterprise Award for its hotels in Germany

Dec 17, 2013 07:55 GMT Scandic Hotels The Scandic Group has received yet more recognition for its hotel business in Germany in the form of the annual Swedish Enterprise Award, which is given to Swedish companies with operations in Germany. The aim of the award is to strengthen German-Swedish business ties and it is issued jointly by the Embassy of Sweden, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Business Sweden.

Good internet connection most important for hotel guests*

Dec 12, 2013 08:49 GMT Scandic Hotels Surveys show that good wifi is one of the most important criteria when choosing a hotel. With new, modern technology, better accessibility for more users and higher speeds, the Scandic hotel chain is improving internet access at its 140 Nordic hotels. The new solution, delivered by Swisscom, will be in place in Scandic’s Nordic hotels in early 2014.

Scandic first in the world to offer everyone interactive web training on disabilities

Dec 02, 2013 14:00 GMT Scandic Hotels Ensuring the same high level of service for all guests, whether or not they have a disability, is an important goal for Scandic, but what exactly is the best way of serving a blind guest, for example, and what is the most important thing to do when a guest with a hearing impairment comes into reception? Scandic is launching wide-ranging interactive training on disabilities, open to everyone.

A world first for Scandic – checking out by mobile at all hotels

Nov 25, 2013 08:00 GMT Scandic Hotels Scandic is the first hotel chain in the world to offer digital check-out at all its hotels. The system was tested in the spring and is now available at all hotels in the chain. With just a few simple clicks on their smartphone or computer, guests can quickly pay their room, minibar and restaurant bill when it suits them, gaining a welcome bit of extra time in the morning.