Articles tagged “scandinavia”

SAS Scraps Most of Its Flights Due to Pilots Strike

SAS Scraps Most of Its Flights Due to Pilots Strike

Anna Molin, Bloomberg

As many as 170,000 passengers may be affected through Sunday because of a pilots strike at Scandinavian carrier SAS. Across the globe, a pilots shortage in most markets is strengthening the hand of labor in contract talks.

4 weeks ago

Scandic Hotels Looks to Cut Costs to Brace for Increased Competition

Scandic Hotels Looks to Cut Costs to Brace for Increased Competition

Patrick Whyte, Skift

With rivals making it a difficult end to the year, Scandic will have to keep an eye on costs if it wants to finish on a high.

7 months ago

Every One of Thomas Cook’s 17 Brands, Explained

Every One of Thomas Cook’s 17 Brands, Explained

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Thomas Cook, the man, organized his first trip in 1841, and the travel company that bears his name is still going. After a series of mergers and acquisitions the company now has 17 key brands to focus on. Read our take on each.

10 months ago

Scandic Hotels Delighted With Restel Integration as Profits Rise

Scandic Hotels Delighted With Restel Integration as Profits Rise

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It sounds like the Restel deal has gone relatively smoothly for Scandic. Might the company now set its sights on other targets? Or will it become a target itself?

10 months ago

Scandinavian Hotel Giant Returns to the Scene of His Biggest Failure

Scandinavian Hotel Giant Returns to the Scene of His Biggest Failure

Saleha Mohsin, Bloomberg

What with the regulations and the cost, doing hotels in Scandinavia isn't easy. It's a challenge that Starwood and other chains don't have.

6 years ago

The Nordic Hotel Giant Who Ditched Pay-Per-View Porn for Contemporary Art

The Guardian

Revenue streams from pay-per-view as a whole have declined as the use of BYO technology has become the norm. It's a nice statement to drop porn, but it wasn't likely a tough business decision.

6 years ago

Finland proves it’s cooler than you (again), opens temporary pop-down restaurant in limestone mine

Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press

What with their oil wealth and wise city planning, Scandinavian countries have been running circles around the rest of the world with their inventive, well, everything. Here the Finns pull off a pop-up restaurant in an unlikely place -- only better.

7 years ago