New Scandic Hotel in central Linköping

New Scandic Hotel in central Linköping - 2002 In April 2002, Scandic will be opening a new hotel in central Linköping. The hotel will be located alongside the River Stångån in a naturally beautiful city location in the heart of Linköping. The hotel will have 220 rooms and will be built by NCC in accordance with Scandic's environmental standards. Scandic will run the hotel on a operational lease basis. "The new hotel provides a first class reinforcement of our position in Linköping," says Anders Lilius, vice president of Scandic Hotels. "We believe that the presence of hi-tech trade and industry in the town, coupled with its University and College of Further Education, offer the potential for excellent growth and will lead to a continued increase in the demand for both hotel rooms and conference facilities," continues Anders Lilius. For further information, please contact: Anders Lilius, Executive Vice President and Business Area Manager Sweden tel.+46 8 517 351 19 Gunnar Brandberg, Senior Vice President Communications tel. +46 8 517 352 12, +46 709 73 52 12 Scandic Hotels is the leading hotel group in the Nordic region, with 155 hotels in ten countries, mostly in the Nordic region. Scandic's strategy is to be solely a hotel operator and its business concept is "to offer many people the highest value for money when staying in hotels, during work and leisure." Scandic Hotels AB (publ). Box 6197, 102 33 Stockholm, Sweden Tel: +46-8-517 350 00. Fax: +46-8-517 352 70 E-mail: info@scandic-hotels.com Internet: www.scandic-hotels.com Company no.: 556299-1009 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/26/20001026BIT01400/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/26/20001026BIT01400/bit0002.pdf