Press Releases

  • Harpa - Let's get Energized

    Ten reasons why Reykjavík should be your next MICE destination

    If you are not sure about Iceland for your next MICE event. Read this, watch the video, then give us a call. We’re standing by. Next door to Nature While in Reykjavik you’ll live next door to nature. There aren’t many places in the city where nature feels removed or non-present. Neighborhoods are either nestled…

  • The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland

    The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland is now open

    Blue Lagoon Iceland celebrates the completion of a significant expansion with the highly anticipated opening of The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland. Featuring the subterranean Retreat Spa, geothermal Retreat Lagoon, 62-suite Retreat Hotel, and Moss Restaurant, the Retreat is a place where guests can leave the world behind and enter a timeless realm of relaxation,…

  • Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

    Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton now open

    We always get very excited when a new hotel opens in Reykjavík. Especially when it is one of our associated partner that is opening a new property. So when Icelandair Hotels opened up the new Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton to us and other curious visitors we entered with butterflies in the stomach.…

  • World Geothermal Congress WGC

    World Geothermal Congress Hosted in Reykjavik, Iceland in April 2020

    On January 20, 2018,   the International Geothermal Association (IGA) signed a contract with the three leading geothermal energy companies in Iceland: HS Orka, Landsvirkjun and Reykjavik Energy (OR). The agreement secures financial support for the World Geothermal Congress (WGC) in Reykjavik in 2020, which will be held in April that year in Harpa Concert Hall…

  • Peaceful Vikings

    Peaceful Vikings

    Once again, Iceland tops the Safety Index. Our tranquil little Nordic country is the most peaceful nation on Earth. With all our hot springs, natural pools, and landscape wonders, it’s not that surprising that we are a peaceful nation, and being number one is never a problem for us. In fact, we pride ourselves on…

  • Spartan Ultra Race Iceland December 16th, 2017

    Spartans face brutal challenge in Iceland

    Iceland is in so many ways the perfect destination for event planners who like to step out of “the box” and experience something unique. We are always very enthusiastic when we get unusual requests but when we were approached by our friends at the Spartan Race, and they told us they wanted to organize 24…

  • Kansas City - Icelandair

    New flight Connections to Iceland

    Icelandair has announced seasonal service from San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), and Kansas City International Airport (MCI) to Iceland and beyond. All are commencing late May or early June 2018. This will bring the total number of Icelandair destinations in North America to 23. Icelandair is not just expanding in the…

  • WPL Vigdís Finnbogadóttir

    WPL Annual Global Summit in Reykjavík

    The WPL Annual Global Summit 2017 took place in Harpa concert hall and conference center in Reykjavík on November 28–30. The Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) is the global network of female politicians, and the 2017 summit is hosted in cooperation with the Althingi – Iceland’s Parliament – and the Government of Iceland. CP-Reykjavik…

  • High tec Marel

    Naturally Infused Technology

    Iceland harmonizes the juxtaposition of raw natural beauty and state-of-the-art technology. The island’s natural resources are seamlessly integrated into everyday life with the use of hydropower and geothermal energy. This integration allows technology to make use of the country’s natural power. In a symbiotic relationship, technology allows for the most efficient use of the natural…

  • Reykjavík is in 3rd place on the Global Destination Sustainability Index 2017

      Last week, an annual update of the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS), 2017, was published. The index measures sustainability among key destinations for conferences and meetings. The number of cities evaluated increases each year. This year, there were 38 cities from 5 continents. Reykjavík shares third place on the list with Copenhagen, as it…

  • Meet in Reykjavík proudly presents a brand-new website.

    Last month, Meet in Reykjavík launched a brand-new website. The main idea behind the new website was to make it visually advanced yet easy to navigate. More importantly though, we wanted our site to help MICE planners quickly discover why Iceland is the perfect destination for their next event. After all, our mission is to…

  • Icelandair to Cleveland

    ICELANDAIR CONNECTS CLEVELAND TO EUROPE

    Icelandair has announced a new gateway in the United States: Cleveland, Ohio. The inaugural flight will take place in May 2018, and will begin with four flights a week. Ticket will be available for purchase in the coming weeks The city will be Icelandair’s 19th gateway in North-America. Located on the shores of Lake Erie,…