Foresta on Lidingö becomes Scandic’s 20th Stockholm hotel
Scandic is filling in another blank on its map of Sweden with further expansion in Stockholm. On 1 February 2009, the well-respected hotel Foresta on the island of Lidingö will be joining the Scandic chain.
"The hotel is a welcome addition to our city portfolio, with its unique location on Lidingö, overlooking the seaward approach to Stockholm. It is a renowned and respected conference hotel, which will benefit from strong marketing through our well-established channels," comments Scandic's President and CEO, Frank Fiskers.
Scandic has signed a lease with the property owner, Förvaltnings AB Foresta. The new Scandic Foresta will have 95 guest rooms, 7 conference rooms and a restaurant.
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