The Empty Windows of Laugavegur

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The owners of Gott og blessað: Sveinbjörg Jónsdóttir, Jóhanna Björnsdóttir, and Anna Júlíusdóttir.

New Store Specializes in Icelandic Delicatessen

21 Nov A new store, Gott og blessað, specializing in food produced in Iceland has opened in Hafnarfjörður, south of Reykjavík.

One type of a luxury tent.

Want to Set Up Luxury Tents with a View in Flateyri

19 Nov Two businesswomen have applied for a license to operate a business that would provide accommodation in luxury tents near the village of Flateyri.

Hrafnhildur Harðardóttir.

Long Hair, Long Lines

17 Nov Barber shops and hair salons will be allowed to reopen in Iceland tomorrow.

The planned hotel.

Plans for Five-Star Hotel by Reykjavík Harbor Face Opposition

12 Nov Vincent Tan, one of Malaysia’s wealthiest individuals and the founder of the investment firm Berjaya Corporation, has plans to build a five-star, 150-room, Four Seasons hotel on the Miðbakki wharf by Reykjavík harbor.

The new Marriott Courtyard hotel.

New Marriott Hotel by KEF Airport

8 Nov A new 150-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel opened by Keflavík International Airport in early October.

A bird's-eye view of Vök Baths.

Vök Baths Still Afloat, Although Temporarily Closed

3 Nov “On my last day on the job, a statement arrived from the government [regarding stricter disease prevention measures] and subsequently, we had to close.”

All the shelves are now empty.

Mál og Menning Book Store Permanently Closed

19 Oct Most people who have visited Reykjavík are no doubt familiar with the Mál og Menning book store, at Laugavegur 18.

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Deserted Buildings on Laugavegur: Video

12 Oct A stroll down Laugavegur, the main shopping street in Reykjavík, gives you a strange feeling.

Guðmundur Fertram Sigurjónsson, CEO of Kerecis.

Using Fish Skin to Heal Wounds

10 Oct A highly successful biotech firm in the West Fjords of Iceland produces a product from fish skin that helps heal traumatic wounds.

The packaging is colorful.

Sweet Tidings from Icelandic Chocolate Factory

22 Sep Icelandic chocolate manufacturer Omnom has sweet tidings to report, following coverage on Netflix.

Icelandair’s Public Offering Great Success

18 Sep Icelandair Group’s public share offering successfully concluded yesterday afternoon.

Critical Moment for Icelandair

17 Sep Icelandair Group’s public offering began yesterday morning and will conclude today at 4 pm.

From the filming of an episode of Game of Thrones.

Iceland Attracts Foreign Film Makers

9 Sep As a result of the weakening of the Icelandic króna, Iceland has become more attractive to foreign film production companies as a place to film.

Centric Guesthouse, Lækjargata.

Innovative Use of Otherwise Empty Hostels

6 Sep In response to decreasing demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, some Icelandic hostels are now using their rooms in innovative ways.

Icelandair Has Issued 104,000 Refunds

19 Aug The majority of Icelandair passengers have changed the date of their flight or accepted travel credit vouchers when their flight has been canceled.

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