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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…

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…

Volcanic eruption at Geldingadalur

60 Minutes broadcast from Geldingadalir volcano 

Bill Whitaker, a reporter for 60 Minutes, got up close and personal with the energy of Geldingadalir Volcano. In this fantastic footage, Whitaker was clearly fascinated by the breaking glass-like sounds of flowing lava, the intense heat, and how close he could get to the eruption. Whitaker interviewed local volcanologists to learn more about this…

  • 14 June, 2021
  • Category: News
  • Canoby by Hilton

    Life returning to normal in Iceland

    Life is returning to normal in Iceland. Masks are no longer required in most daily situations. The limit on gatherings has been raised to 300 and restaurants, swimming pools, galleries etc. may open to full capacity again. As of May 31, compulsory stays in a quarantine facility for those traveling from high-risk areas, and the…

  • Harpa Eyri

    Reykjavík is ready for your event

    According to the Independent, Iceland is one of the few places you can visit very soon because it is categorized as a ‘green’ country. The Daily Mail online also lists Iceland as one of the countries that US citizens can travel to this summer. Additionally, CBS News highlights Iceland as a destination for Americans in its global…

    • 14 June, 2021
    • Category: News
  • Sky Lagoon

    Sky Lagoon opens its waters

    Sky Lagoon opened last April and is located only ten minutes from the center of Reykjavík. Here the sea and sky blend, and it is easy to lose track of time—and stress. The surroundings are inspired by the natural elements and Iceland’s cultural connection to the sea and bathing in geothermally heated waters. Check it out

    • 14 June, 2021
    • Category: News
  • Reykjavík will host two of the biggest esports events of the year

    Earlier this month, Riot Games, developer and publisher of League of Legends and VALORANT, announced that two of its most significant esports events would take place back-to-back in Reykjavík this May. Competition for both events will occur in Reykjavík’s Laugardalshöll indoor sporting arena. For the first time, Riot Games brings not one but two of…

  • Kona að horfa á náttúru

    Iceland extends exemption from border restrictions to fully vaccinated non-Schengen visitors

    From 18 March, everyone who can provide proof of a certified vaccination will be allowed to travel to Iceland without being subject to PCR testing and quarantine. Visitors who can provide valid evidence of prior infection are also exempt from border measures. This exemption will apply to citizens outside the Schengen area, including the UK…

  • Skólavörðurstógur / Business Iceland

    Information for travelers arriving in Iceland

    Information for travelers arriving in Iceland Negative PCR tests required at the borders from 19 February No cases of community transmissions identified since 20 January Cautious easing of restrictions on gatherings – bars and fitness centers open again Easing of restrictions at borders as of 1 May All Icelanders over 16 years old vaccinated by…