From last year's Þjóðhátíð.

Weekend’s Largest Festival Underway

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Many people plan to travel this weekend.

Four out of Ten Plan to Travel this Weekend

2 Aug The year’s biggest travel weekend is coming up tomorrow, and a new poll by Zenter indicates that no less than 42.8 percent of Icelanders are planning to travel the country this long weekend.

From Þjóðhátíð in Vestmannaeyjar islands.

Merchants’ Weekend Festivals

30 Jul The biggest travel weekend of the year, Merchants’ Weekend, is coming up.

A magical moment on the sailboat.

Sailing and Running: New Kind of Adventure

2 Jun A new kind of trips has gained attention lately for combining sailing and running.

United Airlines' Boeing 757-200 aircraft at Keflavík International Airport.

Direct Flights to Newark and Minneapolis This Summer

21 May Two US airlines have announced they’ll be offering direct flights to Iceland this summer.

The Arctic Coast Way will offer a unique travel experience.

Lonely Planet Ranks Iceland’s Arctic Coast Way Third

21 May Iceland’s Arctic Coast Way ranks third on the 2019 Best in Europe list of Lonely Planet, featuring the essential European destinations to visit this year.

Pink Iceland wedding photo.

Safe to Walk Hand in Hand in Iceland

17 May “LGBT and queer tourists sometimes experience hindrances, inconvenience, prejudice and even violence during their travels, which is why Pink Iceland was founded.”

Professor Gísli Már Gíslason, along with other members of FÍ and those of the Travel Association of Greenland, visited the village of Kapissilit in Nuuk fjord.

Travel Association of Greenland Founded

15 May The Travel Association of Greenland was formally founded last week in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland.

New hotels in Reykjavik.

1500 new hotel rooms for Reykjavik in next two years

13 Dec Around 1500 hotel rooms will be put into use in the space of the next two years. This is the same as 15 average sized city hotels. With each hotel room costing an average of 35 million ISK this investment is around 53 billion ISK.

The West Nordic countries are comprised of Greenland (pictured), Iceland, and the Faroe Islands.

Vestnorden Travel Mart kicks of in Akureyri today

2 Oct The Vestnorden Travel Mart began in Akureyri, North Iceland this morning and will run until October 4th. This is the 33rd time that the conference is held and over 600 visitors from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands attend the conference as well as buyers in the travel industry from over 30 countries worldwide.

Ice cave in Langjökull glacier.

Iceland’s Ring Road Highly Rated

20 Jul 2018 A road trip along Ring Road One in Iceland is rated sixth on the list of the World’s Best Once-in-a-Lifetime Journeys.


Photos: Iceland's majestic highlands

6 Apr 2018 The Icelandic highlands are one of the most unpopulated areas of Europe. Covering some 400 - 500 square kilometres they offer black deserts, mountains, canyons and glaciers.

The UA flights will offer these incredible seats.

UA to begin flights between Newark and Keflavik International Airport

26 Feb 2018 On May 23rd US airline United Airlines will commence direct flights between Newark airport and Keflavik International Airport in Iceland. The flights are onlu scheduled for the summer season, until October 4th.

The music hall at the centre of Akureyri.

2.500 Brits fly direct to Akureyri

15 Nov 2017 British travel agency Super Break has organised chartered flights between Britain and Akureyri in North Iceland.

American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in summer of 2018.

American Airlines to offer direct service to Iceland

15 Nov 2017 American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in the summer of 2018.

Sigurður Jónsson the sailor is called Búbbi.

Nature sailing in the high north

5 Nov 2017 Sigurður Jónsson, also known as Búbbi from Ísafjörður, treats the clients on his schooner like good guests and travelling companions as he shows them the magnificent Icelandic nature from the point of view of the sailor that he is.


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