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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Icelandair Hotels’ goal is to continually improve environmental performance

    Icelandair Hotels recognise their environmental responsibility, and all entities in the Icelandair Hotel chain operate according to the international environmental management standard ISO 14001, including Hilton, Canopy and Konsúlat. Icelandair Hotels pledge to: reduce waste and increase recycling, choose nature-friendly products and services; emphasise use of local products and Icelandic ingredients; follow the current environmental…

    • 26 February, 2020
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  • Iceland Travel

    Iceland Travel and its long history of protecting Iceland’s fragile environment

    Iceland Travel (an ISO 14001 certified tour operator) is the country’s largest and oldest tour operator. The company was established in 1937 and therefore understands the fragility of Iceland’s natural environment. For years, the company has been a part of reforestation efforts in Iceland and has operated its own birch grove. But it doesn’t end…

    • 26 February, 2020
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    Sustainability is the cornerstone of Blue lagoon’s philosophy

    The dynamic, sustainable relationship between man and nature is the cornerstone of Blue Lagoon’s philosophy. This relationship informs every aspect of the guest experience. From the healing water that fills the lagoon to the electricity that lights the complex, every coordinate of the visitor journey draws its power from the earth’s geothermal resources. In short,…

    • 26 February, 2020
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  • Mountaineers of Iceland

    Mountaineers of Iceland is doing their part to save the glaciers

    Climate change is causing the world’s glaciers to shrink five times faster than they were in the 1960s. This is a big concern here in Iceland, and although it might seem like we are fighting a losing battle, we must believe that this process can be halted or even reversed. Mountaineers of Iceland, operator of…

    • 26 February, 2020
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  • Radisson Blu Saga Hotel responsible business initiatives

    Radisson Blu Saga Hotel is committed to the environment, and in partnership with First Climate, one of the world’s largest carbon offset organisations, offsets the carbon footprint of all meetings and events carbon through projects that help to reduce greenhouse gas emission and have a positive social impact. The Radisson Hotel Group partners globally with…

    • 26 February, 2020
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  • Reykjavík Excursion Bus Blue Lagoon

    Reykjavík Excursion strives to be an industry leader in sustainability

    Reykjavík Excursion (ISO 14001 certified tour operator for environmental management) is continuously looking for new and innovative ways of monitoring and managing critical environmental factors within the company. Their goal is, of course, to minimize negative environmental impact unavoidably caused by the company and to use resources as sensibly as possible. Reykjavík Excursion also strives…

    • 26 February, 2020
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