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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…

  • 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…

  • United With Strength

    Like the rest of the world, Meet in Reykjavík couldn’t have predicted the world moving through these odd and volatile times. Along with other industries across the globe, the travel and hospitality world in Iceland has been significantly impacted by COVID-19. What used to be a glistening ambiance with gliding motions throughout Reykjavik is quiet…

  • Massage to all our friends and colleagues across the world during this time of uncertainty

    Dear friends and colleagues On behalf of everyone at Meet in Reykjavík – Reykjavík Convention Bureau, our hearts go out to all those impacted by COVID-19 – including everyone diagnosed with the virus and their friends and family. As well as those whose jobs and schools have been impacted. There is no question this is…

  • 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
    • Category: News
  • Icelandair and Air Iceland Connect offer passengers to offset their carbon footprint

    Passengers can now offset the carbon footprint of their air travel while booking their flight. In co-operation with Klappir Green Solutions, Icelandair and Air Iceland Connect have determined the average flight emissions for each of their flight routes. Contributions made by passengers to carbon offset their flights will go entirely to the Iceland Carbon Fund,…

    • 26 February, 2020
    • Category: News
  • New Climate and Environmental Action Plan approved at Keflavík Airport

    Isavia, which handles the operation and development of all airports in Iceland, approved a new Climate and Environmental Action Plan at the beginning of the year, where more emphasis will be put on renewing vehicles, reducing waste and implementing innovative ideas and solutions in their daily operations. In addition, the plan is to have Keflavík Airport…

    • 26 February, 2020
    • Category: News