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  • Thorsteinn Orn Gudmundsson

    “Reykjavík will raise your spirits and widen your horizon.”

    Thorsteinn Orn Gudmundsson Managing Director of Meet in Reykjavík was interviewed last week by Travel Daily Media about the growth of the Meeting and events industry in Iceland in recent years. In the Interview, Thorsteinn talks about how Reykjavík’s closeness with unique nature and the local mentality makes it a one of a kind event…

  • The 12th Biennial Alpha Conference was held in Hilton Reykjavík Nordica between 17th and 28th of May, 2018

    Testimonial (Video) – The 12th Biennial Alpha Conference at Hilton Reykjavík Nordica

    Alpha is an international forum for scientists in reproductive medicine. The 12th Biennial Alpha Conference was held in Hilton Reykjavík Nordica between 17th and 20th of May, 2018. In the video here below Yasemin Dervisoglu Project Manager at Figur International and secretary of Alpha talks about her experience of hosting an international Conference in Reykjavík.…

  • Harpa

    Unconventional is the new mantra of MICE travel and Iceland is everything but conventional

    When it comes to the MICE sector in Iceland, we have high hopes for the future. Iceland has over the last several years built up a reputation for reliability, high tech infrastructure, service excellence with flexibility, and accessible flight connections to and from North America and Europe – in addition to highlighting the new mantra…

  • GDECA 2019

    The Global District Energy Climate Awards Ceremony 2019 takes place in Iceland

    In October 2019, the 6th Global District Energy Climate Awards Ceremony will be held in conjunction with the 1st Sustainable District Energy Conference in Reykjavík, Iceland. The conference’s purpose is to be a forum for research and development of renewable energy sources. SAMORKA, the federation of the Icelandic electricity industry, district heating, waterworks and sewage…

  • Norðurflug Helicopter Tours

    It‘s an Airbus EC130 (Video)

    Seeing crawling glacier, colorful canyons, geysers, endless lava fields and waterfalls in Iceland with a birds view is something unique. We can guarantee that once you have had that experience, you won’t forget it. Our friends and partners at Norðurflug Helicopter Tours can make that happen, and they just upped their game by adding an…

  • Tolkein - Vestrahorn

    Tolkien was inspired by Iceland

    The English writer J.R.R Tolkien based his medieval fantasy; Lord of the Rings on Nordic and Icelandic sagas. It is therefore to no surprise that the story is filled with magical places, people and events. Some say the elves language in the book was influenced by his Icelandic au pair. The story portrays creatures such as hobbits, elves,…

  • Geothermal energy plant in Iceland

    Reykjavík: A source of energy

    In the acclaimed novel of Jules Verne, A journey to the center of the earth, the journey started in Iceland. It still does. The fast track Few nations have evolved as fast as Iceland in the last 150 years. Moving from a community based on agriculture and fishing to a modern hi-tech society with a…

  • Harpa - Let's get Energized

    Ten reasons why Reykjavík should be your next MICE destination

    If you are not sure about Iceland for your next MICE event. Read this, watch the video, then give us a call. We’re standing by. Next door to Nature While in Reykjavik you’ll live next door to nature. There aren’t many places in the city where nature feels removed or non-present. Neighborhoods are either nestled…

  • Whale Watching in Reykjavík

    Elding – Taking environmental issues seriously

    We, at Meet in Reykjavík, have noticed over the past years that environmental awareness has steadily become more important in the purchase decision of our clients. We consider environmental issues in all aspects of our operation and we recognize the importance of sustainability. We share that conviction with our associated partners who deserves praise for…

  • The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland

    The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland is now open

    Blue Lagoon Iceland celebrates the completion of a significant expansion with the highly anticipated opening of The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland. Featuring the subterranean Retreat Spa, geothermal Retreat Lagoon, 62-suite Retreat Hotel, and Moss Restaurant, the Retreat is a place where guests can leave the world behind and enter a timeless realm of relaxation,…