Haymarket by Scandic named Sweden’s best hotel – wins Grand Travel Award 2020
Last night, Haymarket by Scandic, which is located on Stockholm’s Hötorget square, was designated Sweden’s best individual hotel. The prestigious award was accepted by General Manager Jessica Norgren and Food & Beverage Manager Erik Pändel at the annual Grand Travel Awards gala held at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm.
Scandic to take over hotel in Stavanger
On October 1, 2019, Scandic will take over the operations of Radisson Blu Royal in Stavanger, Norway. The hotel, which is ideally located in downtown Stavanger, will target business and leisure travelers as well as local residents. After the takeover, the hotel will change name to Scandic Royal Stavanger.
Scandic to open new hotel in Copenhagen
Scandic has signed an agreement regarding the operation of a new hotel in attractive Nørreport in central Copenhagen. The hotel, which will have some 100 rooms, is expected to open in 2020.
Finnfulness finds its footing at Marski by Scandic, a new signature hotel now open in Helsinki
Scandic’s fifth signature hotel, Marski by Scandic, is now open in the heart of Helsinki. The refurbished hotel has 363 rooms as well as meeting and event spaces, a restaurant, bar and café and a wellness center. Originally opened in 1962, the classic hotel was renovated to become a Scandic signature hotel that stands firmly on its roots of Finnfulness.
Scandic Hotels introduces standard for allergy-friendly rooms
Scandic is the world’s first hotel to introduce a standard for allergy-friendly rooms. This means that guests booking allergy-friendly rooms can expect considerations including wooden floors and fragrance-free, hypoallergenic toiletries approved by the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association.
Scandic and SATS team up to help guests sleep better – testing sleep program at selected hotels
From today, Scandic’s guests will be able to access a sleep program on the TVs at selected Scandic hotels. This has been made possible thanks to a partnership with the largest health club chain in the Nordic countries, SATS. The program is part of an expanded offering within health and wellness to help people have as great a guest experience as possible at Scandic.
Scandic Hotels expands to Munich
Scandic Hotels, the largest hotel company in the Nordic countries, has signed a long-term lease agreement with developers Art-Invest Real Estate and Accumulata Real Estate regarding the operation of a new hotel, Scandic Munich Macherei.
Scandic bans cage eggs at its hotels
Scandic Hotels, the leading hotel company in the Nordic countries, has decided to stop using eggs from caged hens. Each year, Scandic serves between 11.5 and 13 million eggs* at its hotels, with the majority already from free-range hens, and from September 2018, the hotel will begin to gradually phase out eggs from caged hens in all products.
Scandic hosting 300 wheelchair basketball players at one hotel
The Wheelchair Basketball World Championships are being held in Germany between August 16 and 26. Scandic Hamburg Emporio is the official team hotel thanks to its successful work to promote accessibility. Now, the hotel is hosting 300 wheelchair athletes, a unique clientele.
Rebranding of Restel’s hotels as Scandic hotels now completed
Today, Scandic Hotels has completed the rebranding of Restel’s former Cumulus hotels to the Scandic-brand.
Scandic Hotels to stop using plastic straws and cocktail sticks
Scandic Hotels, the leading Nordic hotel company, has decided to stop using plastic straws and cocktail sticks in all of its hotels to help reducing the harmful impact these products have on the environment.
Scandic Hotels to open hotel in the fast-growing market of Voss, Norway
Scandic Hotels, the leading Nordic hotel company, has signed a long lease agreement with Bane NOR Eiendom to operate a new hotel in Voss, one of Norway’s most popular holiday destinations. Scandic Voss will be a centrally-located hotel with excellent meeting facilities and the first hotel in the town to be operated by a large hotel company.
Scandic to open hotel in landmark building in Helsingborg harbor
Scandic has signed a new long-term lease agreement with Midroc for a new hotel in the new development in the Helsingborg harbor, expected to open in 2021. The hotel will encompass approximately 180 rooms with meeting facilities, fitness area, restaurant, bar and a sky bar.
Vanessa Butani appointed new Director of Sustainable Business at Scandic Hotels
Vanessa Butani has been appointed new Director of Sustainable Business at Scandic Hotels. Vanessa has broad experience from working with sustainability, corporate strategy and business development, most recently at Electrolux and before that with Plan International and Accenture. She will start her new position at Scandic Hotels in March.
Haymarket by Scandic named Best Individual Hotel at Grand Travel Awards 2018
On the evening of Monday, February 12, Haymarket by Scandic accepted the Grand Travel Awards prize for Best Individual Hotel in Sweden. The award ceremony took place at the At Six hotel in Stockholm. Scandic was also nominated for the Best Hotel Chain Sweden award and the Sustainability Award for the Year.
Scandic Hotels receives accessibility award and invited to speak at UN Office in Vienna
Scandic Hotels’ holistic accessibility strategy has earned the company an award as one of the most innovative practices in the prestigious Zero Project. The award ceremony will be held at the Zero Project Conference at the United Nations Office in Vienna. Scandic Hotels has also been invited to speak about the company’s world-leading accessibility initiatives at the event.
Scandic Hotels arranges world’s biggest blind lunch at a hotel
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.
Scandic Hotels named Denmark’s Best Workplace
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.’
Scandic Hotels finalist in the European Diversity Awards
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.
Stockholm’s newest hotel, Downtown Camper, invokes the spirit of adventure and sustainable living
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.