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First International Women In Travel & Tourism Forum will take place in Iceland

First International Women In Travel & Tourism Forum will take place in Iceland

Women in Travel CIC, the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women though employability and entrepreneurship in the travel and ... Read More

Keflavik International Airport launches first Schengen area kiosk-based border control solution

Keflavik International Airport launches first Schengen area kiosk-based border control solution

Today, the implementation of four kiosks took place at Keflavik International Airport (KEF) in Iceland. The kiosks are part ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct Bali flight from Ho Chi Minh City

Vietjet launches direct Bali flight from Ho Chi Minh City

Vietjet officially launched its newest direct route, Ho Chi Minh City – Bali, connecting the largest city in Vietnam ... Read More

WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded

WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded

This is the email WOW Air passengers received after the airline shut down and flights were canceled: Dear WOW ... Read More

Any WOW Air reservation may not materialize: Airline has major problems

Any WOW Air reservation may not materialize: Airline has major problems

"Bummer that WOW Air is potentially going under - had a very flawless experience with them. But does this ... Read More

Wizz Air first foreign airline to operate double-digit route network from Keflavik

Wizz Air first foreign airline to operate double-digit route network from Keflavik

Keflavik Airport has confirmed that Wizz Air is set to begin flights to Krakow from 16 September, with the ... Read More

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) ... Read More

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding ... Read More

Into the Glacier: Unique Iceland tourist attraction

Into the Glacier: Unique Iceland tourist attraction

The Ice Cave is situated on Langjökull in Iceland and is the second largest glacier and a unique tourist ... Read More

Flight attendant reconnects with Iceland 60 years after emergency landing

Flight attendant reconnects with Iceland 60 years after emergency landing

Mother and daughter experience an emotional reunion with a hospital responsible for an unexpected delivery after an emergency landing. Read More

WOW air links Iceland to Asia for the very first time

WOW air links Iceland to Asia for the very first time

WOW air has expanded its network from Keflavik Airport by launching the Icelandic hub’s first nonstop flight to Asia, ... Read More

Strong 6.8 earthquake strikes Jan Mayen Island region

Strong 6.8 earthquake strikes Jan Mayen Island region

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake shook the Jan Mayen island region in Svalbard, a Norwegian volcanic island situated in the ... Read More

Reykjavik bars go into ‘emergency’ mode after US soldiers drink all the beer

Reykjavik bars go into ‘emergency’ mode after US soldiers drink all the beer

It was only supposed to be a pit stop, but some 7,000 US troops taking part in mass NATO ... Read More

Pure Nordic green experience at Hotel Eyja Guldsmeden

Pure Nordic green experience at Hotel Eyja Guldsmeden

Hotel Eyja Guldsmeden located in the trendy downtown area of Reykjavik is the first hotel in Iceland to be ... Read More

Eyja Guldsmeden Hotel awarded Iceland´s first Green Globe Certification

Eyja Guldsmeden Hotel awarded Iceland´s first Green Globe Certification

Green Globe recently awarded Eyja Guldsmenden Hotel its inaugural certification, a boutique hotel in Reykjavik, opened in the spring ... Read More

Icelandair Optimizes 2019 Schedule

Icelandair Optimizes 2019 Schedule

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Icelandair announced a second bank of flights, expanding their current network ... Read More

Engine lost: Star Pride luxury cruise ship with 350 passenger stranded

Engine lost: Star Pride luxury cruise ship with 350 passenger stranded

A 17 day luxury cruise on the Star Pride from Reykjavik to New York is upgrading to an unexpected adventure for ... Read More

Americans now fly to India on WOW air

Americans now fly to India on WOW air

In just over three months, WOW air will launch its much anticipated flight service from the U.S. to Indira ... Read More

Iceland encourages responsible tourism with Pledge Button

Iceland encourages responsible tourism with Pledge Button

Inspired by Iceland celebrates the success of The Icelandic Pledge initiative to encourage responsible travel behavior from visitors. Read More

Tourism Iceland: What about visiting swimming pools in Iceland ?

Tourism Iceland: What about visiting swimming pools in Iceland ?

Swimming in Iceland is not what most visitors think about visiting this northern European Island Country. Cold weather, midnight ... Read More

Icelandair celebrates 100 years of Icelandic sovereignty

Icelandair celebrates 100 years of Icelandic sovereignty

Transatlantic airline, Icelandair, adds some pride to the skies with the launch of its latest special livery, marking 100 ... Read More

Keflavik Airport adds three new connections to one big destination

Keflavik Airport adds three new connections to one big destination

As Keflavik Airport in Iceland continues to intensify its solid route network, the coming weeks will see the Icelandic ... Read More

Keflavik to Delhi  connects Iceland with India on WOW

Keflavik to Delhi connects Iceland with India on WOW

WOW air, Iceland’s low-fare transatlantic airline, announced the launch of its flight operations in India beginning on December 7, ... Read More

Dallas Fort Worth Airport: 3 new flights, 2 new airlines, 1 new cool destination

Dallas Fort Worth Airport: 3 new flights, 2 new airlines, 1 new cool destination

Customers at Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport have three new, nonstop flights to Iceland just in time for ... Read More

WOW air’s summer dream job: Move to Reykjavik and do nothing for $4000 a month

WOW air’s summer dream job: Move to Reykjavik and do nothing for $4000 a month

Icelandic budget airline WOW air has announced a summer job vacancy which involves moving to Reykjavik and doing nothing ... Read More

Iceland Air flies out of their way for breathtaking scenery

Iceland Air flies out of their way for breathtaking scenery

"Iceland By Air' provided passengers with a unique flight plan to witness some of the country's breathtaking landscapes such ... Read More

Iceland invites the world to share in their joy ahead of World Cup debut

Iceland invites the world to share in their joy ahead of World Cup debut

With 100 days until their first ever World Cup match on 16 June, Iceland has kicked off the celebration ... Read More

S7 Airlines achieves its goal of serving Iceland

S7 Airlines achieves its goal of serving Iceland

Despite the harsh climate, Iceland has recently been attracting more and more tourists. Read More

Top 5 vacation destinations for 2018

Top 5 vacation destinations for 2018

Top 5 vacation destinations for 2018 Read More

WOW air brings back $69 flights to Iceland

WOW air brings back $69 flights to Iceland

We want to start the year by giving our customers some of the lowest prices available. Read More

Icelandair puts Baltimore back on the map

Icelandair puts Baltimore back on the map

BWI service will be in addition to Icelandair's ongoing flights from Washington-Dulles. Read More

Keflavik Airport in Iceland records new routes and 8.8 million passengers

Keflavik Airport in Iceland records new routes and 8.8 million passengers

Growing by an immense 28% in passenger numbers, Keflavik Airport welcomed 8.8 million passengers by the end of 2017. ... Read More

UNWTO appoints First Lady of Iceland as Special Ambassador for  Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals

UNWTO appoints First Lady of Iceland as Special Ambassador for Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals

UNWTO launched the Special Ambassadors for Tourism and the SDGs program as a legacy of the International Year of ... Read More

Keflavik Airport quickly fills lost German capacity

Keflavik Airport quickly fills lost German capacity

Despite the recent loss of airberlin from its airline roll call, the Icelandic airport is experiencing an immediate reaction ... Read More

Air Berlin lands in Iceland: Aircraft seized by authorities

Air Berlin lands in Iceland: Aircraft seized by authorities

Duesseldorf to Iceland on Air Berlin became a one-way trap for many unsuspected passengers. The Icelandic airport operator Isavia ... Read More