Scandic opens a new hotel in the city of Oslo

Scandic opens a new hotel in the city of Oslo During the last few days Scandic Hotel St. Olav, on St. Olavs Plass, in the city of Oslo, has welcomed its first guests. The hotel is built in accordance with Scandic´s environmental standards and the building is in a traditional "classic functional" style with 241 rooms, 10 suites and modern conference facilities. Since the mid-1940s St. Olavs Plass is famous for the ABC Theater (formerly Edderkoppen), one of the largest and best-known homes of shows in Norway. The Norwegian National Theater, where plays by Ibsen are among the productions offered during the autumn, is also close to the hotel. With the Scandic Hotel St. Olav, Scandic has seven hotels in greater Oslo. For additional information, please call: Toril Flåskjer, General Manager, Scandic Hotel St. Olav tel. +47-23 15 56 / +47-91 39 83 37. Ivar Villa, Managing Director Norway tel. + 47-90 855 610 Gunnar Brandberg, Senior Vice President Communications tel. + 46-8 517 352 12 or +46-705 73 52 12 Scandic Hotels AB is the leading hotel operator in the Nordic region, with 155 hotels in 10 countries. Scandic's strategy is to be a dedicated hotel operator. Its business mission is "to offer many people the highest value for money when staying in its hotels, during work and leisure". Scandic Hotel AB (publ) Box 6197, SE-102 33 Stockholm, Sweden Telephone +46 8 517 350 00. Telefax +46 8 517 352 70 E-mail: info@scandic-hotels.com. Internet: www.scandic-hotels.com Corporate reg, 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/2000/10/09/20001009BIT00530/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/09/20001009BIT00530/bit0002.pdf