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Thorsteinn Orn Gudmundsson managing director of Meet in Reykjavík is featured on the cover of The Meeting Professionals this month.
The 4th annual Meet in Reykjavík Ambassador conference was held in Harpa yesterday (14. September). The conference was attended by 200 ambassadors and associated partners.
Icelandair has announced a new gateway in the United States: Cleveland, Ohio.
At the end of May this year there was an addition to the flora of meeting rooms in Reykjavík when CenterHotel Miðgarður expanded from 43 rooms to 170 room.
According to a report by Iceland Tourism Research & Consulting, 2016 was a fruitful year for the MICE sector in Iceland.
Icelandair and ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT). Have announced it will bring the fastest, most powerful in-flight connectivity and internet streaming service to passengers flying on Icelandair Boeing 737MAX operated flights between North America and Europe.
Reykjavík is named the Best MICE Destination in Europe 2017 by Business Destinations Magazine.
Jon Bjornsson has been hired as Project Manager of Conferences and Lead Generation
Fosshotel Húsavík (Hotels of Iceland) is the largest Conference Hotel in the North of Iceland.
Meet in Reykjavik is proud to announce the success of Reykjavík City in the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS) 2016.
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The price of flight tickets from Iceland has lowered by 21% in Icelandic currency compared to same period last year
Reykjavik has a GDS-Index benchmarking score of 79% while the global avererage is 59%
Meet in Reykjavik is a founding member of the Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe
This is of great interest for the MICE industry that emphasises on green meetings
Biz Events Asia took an interview with Meet in Reykjavik CEO Thorsteinn Örn Gudmundsson
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Meet in Reykjavik Ambassadors are boosting our economy
A great addition to Incentive tours
One of our associated partners has turned 10 years old and they certainly know how to lift your spirits
Keflavík International Airport voted best in Europe with passengers under five million by The Airport Council International (ACI)
Iceland has held on to its title as the world’s most peaceful country. But overall the prospects for world peace are pretty gloomy
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre has recently been awarded the Business Destinations Travel Awards 2016 as the Best Meetings and Conference Centre in Europe.
Iceland knock England out of EURO 2016
MICE guests like to mingle with the locals and experience the spirit and culture of their destination
Áhugaverðar niðurstöður úr meistararitgerð 2016
A survey conducted by readers and a judging panel from The New European Economy magazine
Gjaldeyristekjur af ráðstefnu,- hvataferða- og viðburðagestum fyrir árið 2015 til íslenska þjóðarbúsins eru metnar á um 32 milljarða króna.
30% growth in Icelandic tourism and 84% of visitors would like to return
The Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe has signed a Memorandum of Understanding incorporating criteria including membership, responsibilities and goals.
The Global Destination Sustainability Index was formerly launched on March 3rd 2016
Gestamótttakan—Your Host in Iceland has merged with the conference and events company CP Reykjavik
The hotel industry in Reykjavik Iceland is expanding drastically adding luxury and lifestyle hotels. In Reykjavík and surroundings are 180 hotels and guesthouses with a total of 4.000 rooms and an occupancy rate of 80%. In the capital area are 35 hotels, a majority of them are located in the city centre.
The Arctic Circle is designed to increase participation in Arctic dialogue and strengthen the international focus on the future of the Arctic.
Flights between USA and Ieland made easier for passengers
Meet in Reykjavík Ambassadors have in recent years been involved in efforts to ensure that around 70 conferences and events will be held in Iceland.
Minister of Industry and Commerce in Iceland participated in Politicians Forum at IMEX Frankfurt 2015
Visitors to Reykjavík always experience the pure energy at the heart of Iceland’s capital city -whether from the boiling thermal energy underground, the natural green energy within the city or the lively culture all around.
Icelandair is set to acquire two Boeing 767-300 in spring 2016
It´s a treat to witness the northern lights theme in the Icelandair aircraft Hekla
Iceland offers easy access, advanced infrastructure, professional planners, green energy from renewable resources and numerous activities.
Harpa Concert hall and Conference Centre a place for everyone
Ever thought of Iceland as an energy booster to your event?
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
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
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
With the recent establishment of Meet in Reykjavik, the city´s new convention bureau, Iceland´s capital is boosting its image as a leading conference city and incentive destination.
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.
Iceland is a fast growing travel market with tourists expected to exceed one million in the next 5-8 years. 90% of all guests go through Reykjavik, attracted by the Icelandic nature. Meet in Reykjavik is the official convention bureau for Reykjavík, newly founded with the aim to raise awareness of Iceland´s capital city as a convention, meeting and incentive opportunity.
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.
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