Many hotel guests choose not to have their rooms cleaned for a good cause

In September 2017, Nordic Choice Hotels started its Sweet Dreams Stay project. Now, six months later, our guests have helped us raise enough money to help children at risk of trafficking enjoy 130,000 safe nights. We are so incredibly grateful and amazed that so many of our guests want to help! Sweet Dreams Stay Here’s some information for those of you who haven’t…

Record number of Christmas presents donated to vulnerable children

This year the Christmas spirit was particularly strong and helped us to achieve a record year with our Lonely Christmas Tree campaign. Altogether, we received a total of 63,880 Christmas presents! This means that Nordic Choice Hotels will also donate 638,800 SEK to UNICEF. December generosity The month of December is now over, and Christmas with it. We have taken our first steps…

#WeAreClarion – Why staff are the most important asset for this hotel chain

The article was updated on 11 January 2018 Prize-winning campaign On 10 January, Clarion Hotel won HSMAI Norway’s prize for brand building in Norway thanks to its #WeAreClarion campaign. Clarion Hotel has also announced that it is going to launch to campaign in Denmark, Sweden and Finland. We look forward to hear more about how that goes! What is it exactly that makes…

Donate drawings and forego cleaning with Sweet Dreams Stay to give more children a safe night’s sleep

More than 1.2 million children around the world are affected by human trafficking. Every year. And that has to stop. So, we’re doing our best to help more children stay with their families and in the safety of their own homes. The project is called Sweet Dreams Stay. And both you and your children can help. Read on to find out how! This…

Yes Please, I’ll Have Both

It is a bit magical. Even as an adult I can feel the expectations and excitement associated with Christmas. I look forward to all the delicious smells, food, homemade Christmas decorations, parties and quiet nights with my family. I never light as many candles as during Christmas. Christmas defines the meaning of “kos” – being together with those you love the most, sharing…

Chapter 4: A drop in the ocean

Our trip moves on to Siem Reap, home of Angkor Wat, which was named the World’s Best Tourist Attraction by Trip Advisor in 2015. 2.1 million tourists visited the temple from the 1100s last year. The booming hotel and restaurant trade helps to increase the socio-economic level in the city, and in the country in general. This is great, but when we whizz…

Chapter 3: Those who fight

A thousand colours glitter between little fingers. Old tyres, cigarette papers and waste plastic are cleaned and rolled into pretty, colourful beads, and that which at first glance looks like rubbish is soon transformed into beautiful bracelets.     What is the alternative for children who live in poverty? This question unfortunately has no single correct answer. Access to schooling would obviously be…