With Iceland enjoying clean air, sustainable energy and high national happiness, it is no surprise that Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is daydreaming about the country of fire and ice for its next development: Six Senses Össurá Valley.
Wow Air has expanded its network from Keflavik Airport by launching the Icelandic hub’s first non-stop flight to Asia, with the airline offering services to Delhi.
The Blue Lagoon in Iceland has welcomed the completion of a significant expansion, with the highly anticipated opening of its first luxury offering, the Retreat at Blue Lagoon.
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.
Maria Eugenia Aleman, revenue manager, Keahotels, tells Breaking Travel News about the portfolio of properties she represents and explains why Icelandic tourism is so optimistic in 2017.
Tourism in Iceland has experienced unprecedented growth since 2010 resulting in a healthy rise in occupancy levels amongst the country’s hotel supply and prompting alternative accommodation to flourish, according to a new report from global hotel consultancy HVS.
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.
Travel agents and tour operators selling Iceland can now become certified ‘Iceland Specialists’ with a new online training programme developed by the national tourist board, Promote Iceland. The training is designed to help travel professionals market Iceland as a tourist destination.
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, 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.