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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…

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…

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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…

  • What a year!

    Yes. It really has been more than a year already since the daily updates of surging COVID-19 infections. A year of border restrictions, minimal social gatherings, limited travel, and mass event cancelations. The past year has been anything but easy. For so many, it has been disruptive, painful, and challenging on multiple levels. While there…

  • Iceland Travel 2018 - PCO Harpa

    Still open and working hard

    Meet in Reykjavík is the official convention bureau for Iceland and the City of Reykjavík. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we haven’t slowed down, closed, or even taken a break! We’ve been working hard to rebuild and adapt the business event industry in Iceland. We want to assure you that we are excited to welcome you…

  • Joyscroll the negati­vity away with Ice­land

    Iceland invites the world to reject the negative trend of Doomscrolling and instead Joyscroll. Identified as one of the most influential words of 2020, the average person currently doomscrolls through an estimated 22.7m (75ft) worth of bad news every day. Inspired by Iceland is filling your feed with joyful Icelandic content to bring some positivity…

  • The Reykjavík Global Forum - Women Leaders

    The Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders 2020 takes off

    The Reykjavík Global Forum – Women Leaders will be hosting its third annual event. Like so many international events this year, the forum will be an interactive digital conference. Seven hundred women leaders from all sectors and representing over 120 countries will be addressing many of the most pressing global issues today: politics, business, technology,…

  • Guidelines for travellers visiting Iceland

    The Directorate of Health has published an instructional video for tourists visiting Iceland. The video includes various practical information on how to prepare for the visit, what to expect on arrival, how to travel responsibly, and stay safe during your travels. Watch Video now