Iceland one of 10 coolest destinations to visit in 2015

4.12.2014

ForbesLife asked Owen Gaddis a luxury travel manager to list his favorite destinations for 2015

Sustainable meetings in Iceland

24.11.2014

"Capture the energy in Iceland" is certainly a valid slogan as the country is said to be a global leader in sustainability

Volcano eruption a feast not a beast!

27.10.2014

Meetings and incentive travellers don´t need to panic. 

ICELAND’S LATEST ERUPTION CREATES EXPLOSION OF VOLCANO FLIGHTSEEING VISITORS

16.10.2014

Meet In Reykjavik Turns Up The Heat On Incentive Travel 

Iceland is winner of the World Geothermal Congress in 2020

13.10.2014

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 Reykjavik at M&IT Agency Challenge

7.10.2014

Meet in Reykjavík took part of M&IT Agency Challenge in London in September.

World Travel Award in Iceland 2014

5.8.2014

Hotels within Meet in Reykjavík get international acknowledgement 

L´Oréal chose Iceland because of weather!

24.7.2014

Iceland was chosen, as the weather would differentiate it from previous events

Renewable energy - how it works in the Blue Lagoon

23.7.2014

Excess Water from Iceland Geothermal Plant Source of Thriving Spa Business in the Blue Lagoon

HARPA REYKJAVIK HOSTS THE FIRST WILD REINDEER OF ICELAND EXHIBITION

9.7.2014

Hype Marketing recently opened WILD REINDEER OF ICELAND EXHIBITION in Harpa Reykjavik Conference and Concert Hall.

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND selected as the destination for small business owners to discover the uniqueness of their own brand

26.6.2014

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- ICCA ranking

13.5.2014

Rise like a Phoenix won the Eurovision song contest 2014 - The meeting sector in Iceland is also rising

Iceland Writers Retreat-spreading the word

29.4.2014

The first ever Iceland Writers Retreat was a complete success. 

Let´s Meet in the Middle event in Berlin

11.4.2014

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.

Iceland ranks 3rd in Social Progress Index

4.4.2014

We are making progress...socially!

Harpa - one of world’s most spectacular concert halls

4.3.2014

Being selected on the list, Harpa outwits famous concert halls like the Sydney Opera House

Calvin Klein at Design March in Harpa Reykjavík 2014

28.1.2014

DesignMarch is Iceland’s most important annual design festival attracting many international participants (27.03-30.03)

The Arctic Circle announces 2014 dates

28.1.2014

The Arctic Circle conference took place for the first time last year and was successfully hosted in Harpa receiving extensive international media attention.   

Háaloft in Harpa

28.1.2014

A new reception area opens in Harpa

#FutureIsNow! - Future Trends & Hybrid Meeting Conference

20.11.2013

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.

Global leaders gather for inaugural Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik

9.10.2013

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 as one of top 10 conference cities in the world

9.9.2013

Reykjavik has a good chance to become one of the top 10 destinations for conferences and meetings

Icelandair announces growth plan for 2014

7.9.2013

Icelandair’s schedule for 2014 is the biggest in the company‘s history adding 3 new destinations, Vancouver, Edmonton & Geneva

The Inspired by Iceland Cocktail

2.9.2013

The winning Inspired by Iceland Cocktail

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visits Harpa

1.9.2013

United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon visited Harpa on his official visit to Iceland  in July 2013

Iceland named number one in the world for safety and security

24.2.2013

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 & Fun Festival Feb 27th - March 3rd

24.2.2013

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 Festival City

20.2.2013

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.

Sónar Reykjavík 2013

4.2.2013

Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre was graded 9.5 out of 10 by the organizers of Sónar Barcelona

The Icelandic Convention Bureau has closed down

4.2.2013

The board of the Icelandic Convention Bureau has taken the decision that the bureau cease operation.

TeamGym Championship

4.2.2013

Reykjavik has been selected by the Europian Gymnastic Association to host the TeamGym Gymnastic Championship in 2014. 

Snæland Travel & Wellness Packages

13.12.2012

Snæland Travel gets support to develop Wellness packages to Iceland.

Reykjavík bidding for World Out Games 2017

5.12.2012

Reykjavík and Miami Beach are the two cities in the race to host World Out Games 2017.

Grand Hotel Reykjavik Best Conference Hotel in Iceland for the Annual MICE Report Awards 2012

31.10.2012

Congratulations Grand Hotel Reykjavik!... fantastic location, capacity, state of the art facilities, and high levels of customer service...

Harpa - Best Conference Venue in Northern Europe

28.9.2012

Congratulations Harpa! Winners of the prestigious MICE Report Awards 2012

Aiming Higher

11.9.2012

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. 

On the Right Path

9.9.2012

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.

Iceland Draws More Delegates

9.9.2012

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.

The Eight Legged Horse

9.9.2012

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.

Harpa Reykjavík Concert Hall & Conference Centre selected as "Best Performance Space"

24.7.2012

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.