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Meet in Reykjavík is now under the umbrella of Promote Iceland

Meet in Reykjavík, the official convention bureau for Reykjavík city and the capital area, has joined forces with Promote Iceland. According to an agreement between  Reykjavík’s city council executive committee, Promote Iceland and Icelandair,  Meet in Reykjavík will be operated  independently  for MICE marketing and serve as both a national convention bureau for Iceland and…

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Reykjavík ranks 5th on GDS-Index 2021

The Global Destination Sustainability Movement revealed its GDS-Index for 2021. Reykjavík is in 5th place with a score of 80.32 out of 100. Reykjavík has been on the Index since its launch in 2016 and has maintained a top 10 ranking ever since. “Although we are delighted with our score this year and are among…

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Reykjavik EDITION Hotel to open this November

The Reykjavik EDITION Hotel will be the latest hotel to open its doors in Iceland’s capital city, available for stays from 9th November. The hotel is part of EDITION Hotels, a luxury lifestyle hotel brand created by hotel maverick Ian Schrager in partnership with Marriott International. The five-star Reykjavik EDITION is located in the historical,…

  • 4 November, 2021
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  • League of Legends Worlds 2021

    One of the largest e-sports tournaments in the world, Riot Games’ League of Legends (LoL) Worlds 2021, is coming to an end in Reykjavík’s Laugardalshöll indoor sports arena. The championship showdown will take place on November 6th after more than four weeks of competition. This is the second major League of Legends e-sport tournament in…

    • 4 November, 2021
    • Category: News
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    Global Goals World Cup (GGWCUP)

    The annual Global Goals World Cup Finals will be held November 8-10 in Iceland, where each team will represent one of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The goal of the GGWCUP is to amplify the importance of closing the PLAY GAP, advancing gender equality, and the UN Global Goals. GGWCUP is one of…

    • 4 November, 2021
    • Category: News
  • RGF 2020

    Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders

    On November 9-10, 2021, Women Political Leaders (WPL), the Government of Iceland, and the Icelandic Parliament will co-host the fourth annual Reykjavík Global Forum in Harpa Conference Center. The Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders is not just a conference – not just a single moment on the calendar. It is both a convening and a community. And…

    • 4 November, 2021
    • Category: News
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    World Geothermal Congress 2020+1

    World Geothermal Congress 2020+1 was held in Harpa Conference Center October 24-27, 2021. Initially, the Congress was supposed to take place in Reykjavík in the spring of 2020. However, organizers postponed the event until now due to travel restrictions and uncertainty worldwide. Approximately 1,100 delegates were on-site for the event, while another 800 participated virtually,…

    • 4 November, 2021
    • Category: News
  • Arctic Circle 2021

    Arctic Circle Assembly 2021

    The conference was held on October 14-17, 2021, at Harpa Conference Center and Concert Hall in Reykjavík. The annual Arctic Circle Assembly is the largest annual international gathering on Arctic issues. This year it was attended by more than 1,400 participants from 60 countries, including heads of states and governments, ministers, members of parliaments, officials,…

    • 4 November, 2021
    • Category: News
  • Volcanic Eruption Geldingadalir

    Would the power of an active volcano incentivize your group?

    Finding the balance between work and play is easy in Iceland, and right now is the ideal time for a once-in-a-lifetime volcano experience. Perfect for incentive trips, the Geldingadalir Eruption is less than an hour’s drive from Reykjavik and is readily accessible with wide, graded walking paths. With decent boots, active walkers will see the…