Iceland Tourism News

Team Iceland gears up for World Cup 2018

Team Iceland gears up for World Cup 2018

15 March 2018 Videos

With less than 100 days until their first ever World Cup match, on June 16th, Iceland has kicked off the celebration with a special message delivered by the president and the first lady.

Norwegian launches London Gatwick-Reykjavik route

Norwegian launches London Gatwick-Reykjavik route

31 October 2016 Airline News

Low-cost airline Norwegian is continuing its UK expansion with the launch of its newest route from London Gatwick to the Icelandic city of Reykjavik. From November 1st, Norwegian’s brand new route to Iceland will take off, offering three weekly flights departing on a Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday – perfect for a long weekend break.

Canopy by Hilton opens first property in Reykjavik, Iceland

Canopy by Hilton opens first property in Reykjavik, Iceland

6 July 2016 Hotel News

Canopy by Hilton, a new lifestyle brand from Hilton Worldwide, and Icelandair Hotels, have announced the opening of the world’s first Canopy hotel in the city of Reykjavik. Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre is centrally located on Hverfisgata Street, a thriving area in the heart of the city.

Marriott International to bring Edition brand to Iceland

Marriott International to bring Edition brand to Iceland

28 August 2015 Hotel News

Marriott International, in association with Ian Schrager and Carpenter & Company, has will open its first hotel in Iceland in 2018, The Reykjavik Edition. Edition combines the personal, intimate, individualised and unique hotel experience that Ian Schrager is known for, with the global reach, operational expertise and scale of Marriott International.

British Airways prepares new European routes for take-off

British Airways prepares new European routes for take-off

7 May 2015 Airline News

British Airways customers will be spoilt for choice this winter, with another two new routes launching from Heathrow. From October 25th British Airways will start flying three times a week to Reykjavik in Iceland and twice a week to Salzburg in Austria, from December 5th.

Brits flock to Iceland in January

Brits flock to Iceland in January

Promote Iceland has announced starting 2014 on a high, having seen a record growth of 65.2 per cent in British visitors to Iceland during January 2014. In January 2013 Iceland received 10,031 tourists from the UK market, while January 2014 saw a record 16,576 visits from British tourists, signifying an increase of 65.2 per cent.