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ForbesLife asked Owen Gaddis a luxury travel manager to list his favorite destinations for 2015
"Capture the energy in Iceland" is certainly a valid slogan as the country is said to be a global leader in sustainability
Meetings and incentive travellers don´t need to panic.
Europe set to strenghten success in the MICE market
Meet In Reykjavik Turns Up The Heat On Incentive Travel
Reykjavík, Iceland will host the World Geothermal Congress (WGC) in 2020. The congress will be held in Harpa conference centre and is expected to attract up to 3.500 delegates and accompanying persons.
Meet in Reykjavík took part of M&IT Agency Challenge in London in September.
Hotels within Meet in Reykjavík get international acknowledgement
Iceland was chosen, as the weather would differentiate it from previous events
Excess Water from Iceland Geothermal Plant Source of Thriving Spa Business in the Blue Lagoon
Hype Marketing recently opened WILD REINDEER OF ICELAND EXHIBITION in Harpa Reykjavik Conference and Concert Hall.
Europe’s leading business and branding experts have selected the Blue Lagoon Conference Centre in Iceland as the destination to host their Small Business Branding Day on September 6th 2014
Rise like a Phoenix won the Eurovision song contest 2014 - The meeting sector in Iceland is also rising
The first ever Iceland Writers Retreat was a complete success.
Meet in Reykjavík & Harpa in co-operation with the Icelandic Ambassador in Berlin hosted the "Let´s meet in the Middle" event in Berlin on the 8th of April.
We are making progress...socially!
Being selected on the list, Harpa outwits famous concert halls like the Sydney Opera House
DesignMarch is Iceland’s most important annual design festival attracting many international participants (27.03-30.03)
The Arctic Circle conference took place for the first time last year and was successfully hosted in Harpa receiving extensive international media attention.
A new reception area opens in Harpa
Meet in Reykjavík and Inspired by Iceland present future trends & Hybrid Meetings Conference with internationally renowned keynote speakers in Harpa December 2nd 2013 between 09:30 and 17:00.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, and NEW YORK - October 12-14, 2013. An influential mix of stakeholders will meet in Harpa, Reykjavík to discuss Arctic issues such as climate change, economic development and new shipping lanes.
Reykjavik has a good chance to become one of the top 10 destinations for conferences and meetings
Icelandair’s schedule for 2014 is the biggest in the company‘s history adding 3 new destinations, Vancouver, Edmonton & Geneva
Congratulations Radisson Blu 1919!
United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon visited Harpa on his official visit to Iceland in July 2013
For the third consecutive year, the 2012 Legatum Prosperity Index ranked Iceland as the number one country in the world in the Safety & Security category.
Food and Fun mixes outstanding culinary skills, fresh natural ingredients, Icelandic outdoor adventure and the world-famous Reykjavik nightlife to create the ultimate recipe for fun.
Reykjavík, along with the Reykjavík Capital Area, is a true event and festival city, with over 40 annual events and festivals on its yearly calendar. Among the most striking of these are various cultural events, where music plays a key role, along with performing arts, visual arts, fashion and design, literature, films and more.
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre was graded 9.5 out of 10 by the organizers of Sónar Barcelona
The board of the Icelandic Convention Bureau has taken the decision that the bureau cease operation.
Reykjavik has been selected by the Europian Gymnastic Association to host the TeamGym Gymnastic Championship in 2014.
Snæland Travel gets support to develop Wellness packages to Iceland.
Reykjavík and Miami Beach are the two cities in the race to host World Out Games 2017.
Congratulations Grand Hotel Reykjavik!... fantastic location, capacity, state of the art facilities, and high levels of customer service...
Congratulations Harpa! Winners of the prestigious MICE Report Awards 2012
Iceland is the top destination in 2012 for those travelling to Iceland. Icelandic infrastructure is sound and among the best in the World and the new concert and conference hall Harpa has opened up a wealth of new possibilities and the Icelandic people are efficient and technologically proficient. The latest tourism and competitiveness reports support this.
The readers of Mice Report have voted Practical Travel the best DMC in Iceland. This fast growing destination and event management company has built a strong clientele and is reaping the benefits of its ambitious work.
Sigrún Sigurðardóttir Chief Executive of Iceland Congress recently stated in an interview with Morgunblaðið, one of Iceland’s newspapers, that Iceland has been placed firmly on the map.
Book lovers and literary fiends will be flocking to Reykjavík in October. In celebration of the city’s status as a UNESCO City of Literature, the City Council is organizing a month of events. During this wonderful festival everyone will encouraged to open a book and read to the their heart’s content.
The centerpiece of this complex on Reykjavík’s eastern harbor is an 1,800-seat concert hall, but the standout feature is the southern façade, designed collaboratively by the architects, engineers, and Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson.
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