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  • Stuðningskona

    The gap has been closed!

    Iceland is proving that it is an ideal place to be a working woman by being the first country in the world to close its gender pay gap. Legislation to support it was passed earlier this year and is going into full effect in the new year. Though the Nordic nation has been rated the…

  • Annual Meet in Reykjavík Ambassador Day was held in Harpa (Photos)

    The 5th Annual Meet in Reykjavík Ambassador Day was held in Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre on 11 September. More than 200 ambassadors and associated partners attended the conference. Photos from the event are available here. Meet in Reykjavík Ambassador Club offers partnership, support and advice to individuals who are interested in attracting international…

  • Blue Lagoon Girl in Rain

    From Sea to Soul

    Images of Icelandic volcanoes, glaciers, waterfalls, thermal pools and other geological wonders have been hot commodities on travelers’ social networks for the last few years. Set on a lunar-esque landscape, this Artic island, where 350 thousand locals call home, is a popular destination for travelers looking for outdoor adventure, creative cuisine, and collecting memories supported…

  • partnership

    Meet in Reykjavík signs a partnership agreement with the University of Iceland, Reykjavík University and the Iceland University of the Arts

    On 9 April, an agreement was signed between Meet in Reykjavík and the University of Iceland (HÍ), Reykjavík University (HR) and the Iceland University of the Arts (LHÍ). The object of the agreement is to increase the number of international academic meetings and conferences held by universities in Iceland. The rectors of the three universities,…

  • WOSonOS 2018 held in Reykjavík

    In December, it was announced that that the 26th Annual World Open Space on Open Space (WOSonOS) Conference will be held in Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center on October 22–24, 2018. Approximately 300 delegates from all over the world are expected to attend the conference, where the main topic will be Open Space Technology…

  • Regus

    Regus Iceland – new partner

    We are pleased to announce that last month, Regus Iceland was added to our associated partner list. Regus International is the world’s largest provider of flexible workspace solutions, with customers that include some of the most successful entrepreneurs, individuals, and multi-billion dollar corporations. Regus Iceland operates 4 locations in Reykjavík and one in Akureyri (north…

  • Reykjavík: Relaxed and Accessible

    Reykjavik is a very relaxed and accessible capital city with hardly any cultural class division and friendly attitude towards all visitors. The city is compact with almost no traffic compared to other capital cities so no time is wasted in logistics. All venues are within walking distance from the city centre (5—20 minutes) and all…

  • Thingvellir in Winter

    TOP TEN HISTORICAL MOMENTS IN REYKJAVÍK

    Read about some of Reykjavík’s greatest historical moments. In the year 874 two Norwegian Vikings set out in search of a country reported to lie in the East. Ingolfur Arnarson and his sworn blood brother Hjörleifur Hróðmarson left Norway because of a blood feud and when land was in sight Ingólfur threw out the pillars of…

  • TOP TEN THINGS TO DO NEAR REYKJAVÍK

    There are numerous things to do near Reykjavík. Here are only a few examples GLACIER ICE WALKING AND SNOWMOBILING Going on a Glacier Ice Walk is a safe but fun activity and a great way to experience the wonders of the Icelandic Nature. Glacier Walks are easy and accessible for both individuals and groups and have become one of the most…

  • Whale Watching in Reykjavík

    TOP TEN THINGS TO DO IN REYKJAVÍK

    Reykjavik has so much to offer – Although small in size it has the ambiance of a big city. VIEW REYKJAVIK – ON GROUND AND FROM THE AIR A helicopter ride over Reykjavik is a fantastic way of viewing the city and surroundings, viewing the colorful houses and lava just outside the city. Afterwards, you…