Scandic Hotels introduces IDeaS G3 RMS across its estate of European hotels

Nordic’s largest hotel group will utilise powerful futurecasting tools and SAS® Analytics in its estate of more than 200 hotels

STOCKHOLM – April, 27 2017 – IDeaS Revenue Solutions is pleased to announce it has expanded its long-standing partnership with Scandic Hotels with the planned implementation of IDeaS flagship G3 Revenue Management System (IDeaS G3 RMS) across its estate of more than 200 properties.

IDeaS’ technology will help Scandic futurecast demand for more than 40,000 rooms across seven European countries, creating tangible business results with advanced revenue management tools and expert resources.

“The hospitality sector is becoming increasingly sophisticated, so it’s important we invest in technology like IDeaS that delivers a competitive advantage and business results. Maximising revenue remains one of our key strategies to drive growth and deliver even better shareholder returns,” said Jan Lundborg, vice president of revenue management and distribution for Scandic Hotels. “Using IDeaS G3 RMS allows us to leverage its sophisticated futurecasting analytics, interactive dashboards and reporting tools to capture and analyse transactional data – and we can use those insights to make informed decisions for the future.”

Powered by advanced SAS® Analytics and IDeaS’ nearly three decades of industry innovation, Scandic Hotels’ entire portfolio will utilise IDeaS automated revenue management tools to make more strategic decisions for its properties. IDeaS G3 RMS offers the industry’s most comprehensive pricing and inventory decisions, intuitive dashboards and reporting tools that deliver maximum revenue and occupancy impacts.

“Our partnership with Scandic exemplifies IDeaS’ commitment to revenue management excellence and innovation, and we are eager to see how our premier revenue management system will drive their business forward,” said Fabian Specht, EMEA managing director for IDeaS. “Hoteliers today are faced with a multitude of business challenges, and we believe our tools and industry expertise will serve up the actionable insights hotels need to make fully informed business decisions with confidence.”

About Scandic Hotels

Scandic is the largest hotel company in the Nordic region with 14,400 team members and a network of close to 230 hotels with about 44,000 hotel rooms in operation and under development. Alongside hotels in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, the company also has a presence northern Europe, with hotels in Belgium, Germany and Poland.

Scandic has annual sales of SEK 13.1bn and listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in 2015. For more information, visit www.scandichotelsgroup.com.

About IDeaS

With more than one million rooms priced daily on its advanced systems, IDeaS Revenue Solutions leads the industry with the latest revenue management software solutions and advisory services. Powered by SAS® and more than 27 years of experience, IDeaS proudly supports more than 8,700 clients in 106 countries and is relentless about providing hoteliers more insightful ways to manage the data behind hotel pricing.

IDeaS empowers its clients to build and maintain revenue management cultures—from single entities to world-renowned estates—by focusing on a simple promise: Driving Better Revenue.

IDeaS has the knowledge, expertise and maturity to build upon proven revenue management principles with next-generation analytics for more user-friendly, insightful and profitable revenue opportunities—not just for rooms, but across the entire hotel enterprise. For more information, visit www.ideas.com.