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  • 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…

  • Eliza Reid, the First Lady of Iceland

    Insider Tips about Iceland

    Eliza Reid, the First Lady of Iceland, was born Ottawa, Canada in 1976. She moved to Iceland in 2003 after she met Guðni Th. Jóhannesson (our president) while in graduate school at Oxford University in the UK. In addition to being the First Lady, she is also a co-founder of the”Iceland Writers Retreat,” a Meet…

  • 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…

  • Luxwedding - wedding event in Iceland

    An unforgettable wedding event in Iceland

    Imagine inviting your family and friends to Iceland to witness your wedding close to the powerful nature of ice and fire. Imagine the breath-taking wedding pictures. Imagine experiencing your love in the exotic landscape of Iceland in a bright summer night or under a dark sky lit up by the dancing northern lights. Iceland makes…

  • Meet in Reykjavík Rout Map 2017

    Meet in Reykjavík: Bakground, roule and operation

    Background and operation of Meet in Reykjavík A major part of the economic growth in Iceland since 2010 can be attributed to the significant growth of the tourism industry. Tourist services linked to conferences, meetings, incentive trips and international events (MICE) are an important source of opportunity over the next few years, as the city…

  • 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,…

  • ICELAND ENJOYS 21% GROWTH IN MICE TOURISM

    According to a report by Iceland Tourism Research & Consulting, 2016 was a fruitful year for the MICE sector in Iceland. For the first time, Iceland welcomed over 100.000 MICE travelers. Although 2016 was a record year by every measure, Iceland has enjoyed double-digit growth numbers every year since 2011 when Harpa Concert Hall &…

  • ICELANDAIR BECOMES FIRST AIRLINE TO BRING HIGH-SPEED CONNECTIVITY AND INTERNET STREAMING TO TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHTS

    Icelandair and ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT). Have announced it will bring the fastest, most powerful in-flight connectivity and internet streaming service to passengers flying on Icelandair Boeing 737MAX operated flights between North America and Europe. Icelandair, with 44 destinations across Europe and North America was the first European airline to offer gate-to-gate wi-fi and now…

  • REYKJAVÍK NAMED BEST MICE DESTINATION IN EUROPE

    Reykjavík is named the Best MICE Destination in Europe 2017 by Business Destinations Magazine. The Business Destinations Travel Awards, now running for a consecutive six years, rewards businesses in a variety of categories for their exceptional contribution and excellence in services in the world of business and travel. Icelandic service providers have had great success…

  • LUXWEDDING

    Luxwedding is a new travel agency in Iceland as well as a new member at Meet in Reykjavík. Luxwedding is a new travel agency in Iceland, and also a new member at Meet in Reykjavík. The owner and manager of the company is Vigdis Björk Segatta. The company specializes in luxury and adventure weddings in…