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Green is the new awesome

The main concern in the MICE industry today is sustainability. Suppliers and buyers alike are constantly looking for more sustainable solutions, and by now, it goes way beyond managing the usage of plastic. Most companies and associations see conferences and events as an extension of their brand and a platform to communicate what they stand…

  • 26 February, 2020
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CNN on Iceland’s reopening

“Iceland now feels like the coronavirus never happened” according to a new report by CNN Read the full report here:  

  • 23 June, 2020
  • Category: News

Safe travel with Icelandair

Here’s what your new travel experience will look like, when you’re ready to take to the skies again. Icelandair wants to assure you that they are well equipped for the new travel reality, and ready when you are.

  • 23 June, 2020
  • Category: News
  • Iceland’s reopening leads with safety

    As of June 15th the EU/EEA, EFTA and UK residents have begun to travel to Iceland. A travel restriction release eminently welcomed by both visitors and locals. This reopening is to be followed by nations outside of the Schengen Area on July 1st. All travelers and visitors alike are invited to either be conveniently tested…

  • Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center in Reykjavík is ready for the post-COVID-19 era

    When social distancing measures were put in place in Iceland on March 16, Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center in Reykjavík had to close temporarily. Before the outbreak, 2020 was on track to be a record year for Harpa in international events. “It was confusing and difficult for us, as for everyone in the event industry,…

  • Iceland will open its borders on June 15

    At a press conference yesterday (Tuesday), the Icelandic Prime Minister, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, announced that from June 15, the 14 day quarantine will not be mandatory for passengers arriving at Keflavík International Airport. Instead, tourists and Icelandic residents entering the country will be given the option of being screened for the novel coronavirus. After being screened…

  • Iceland and COVID-19: Update

    Today, for the fourth day in a row, there were no new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Iceland. In the last eight days, only two cases have been verified. The number of active COVID-19 cases in the country is down to 18. May 4 marked the start of substantial easing of the social distancing measures…

  • Meet in Reykjavík is open for business and fully operational

    Meet in Reykjavík is the official Convention Bureau for Reykjavík City and surroundings. Our role is to attract visitors long term to Iceland and to promote Reykjavík City and surroundings as a conference city and incentive destination of international standards. During these difficult times, a lot of our effort goes into sourcing and distributing information…

  • The curve is going down in Iceland

    According to covid.is Only nine new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Iceland yesterday (Monday April 13th 2020). A total of 1.720 cases of the disease have been confirmed, while 989 people have recovered. No fewer than 36.339 people have been tested for the novel coronavirus in Iceland, representing ten percent of the country’s population. At a…