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  • 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…

  • Kona að horfa á náttúru

    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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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  

  • 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…