From a café in downtown Reykjavík.

Dill Closes and Other Restaurants Open

8 Aug Dill, the only Icelandic restaurant to have earned a Michelin star, has closed.

Icelandair Loses USD 40.9 Million in 2nd Quarter

2 Aug Icelandair Group lost USD 40.9 million during this year’s second quarter, according to the company’s semi-annual report, published last night.

The new Hótel Geysir.

Luxury Hotel Opens in Geysir Area

1 Aug A new 77-room luxury hotel, Hótel Geysir, opens today in Haukadalur valley, Southwest Iceland, Morgunblaðið reports.

Enjoying geothermal water.

Viad to Invest in Lagoon in Kópavogur

31 Jul The international company Viad plans to invest USD 11 million in a geothermal lagoon and spa to be built on the ocean-front in Kópavogur.

Ballarin’s Contract Canceled

29 Jul “I can confirm that an agreement, which had been reached regarding the sale of these assets, has been canceled.”

Michele Ballarin.

Ballarin’s Plans for Resurrecting WOW Air

24 Jul In an interview with Morgunblaðið journalist Þóroddur Bjarnason today, American businesswoman Michele Ballarin discusses her plans for resurrecting WOW Air.

Will Americans Resurrect WOW Air?

12 Jul American air operators have purchased the flight operation assets of the bankrupt estate of WOW Air.

New Icelandic Airline in the Making?

10 Jul A group of investors and two former WOW Air directors are currently working with an Irish investment fund to establish a new Icelandic low-cost airline on the basis of WOW, Fréttablaðið reports.

Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson.

Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson Invested in WOW Air

28 May Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson, Iceland’s wealthiest man, participated it WOW Air’s bond issue last fall.

The produce section at one of Nettó's stores.

Nettó to Adopt Food in the Nude

8 May The Icelandic discount supermarket Nettó has announced its aim to make the fruit and vegetable section of its stores plastic-free by the end of the year.

Vincent Tan to Buy Icelandair Hotels

8 May Icelandair Group is finalizing the sale of an 80 percent stake in its subsidiary Icelandair Hotels.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarsson, right, accepts chairmanship of the Arctic Council from Finish Foreign Minister Timo Soini.

Iceland Chairs Arctic Council

7 May Today, Iceland assumed leadership of the Arctic Council for a two-year period.

Hreiðar Her­manns­son, director of Stracta Hotel.

Plans to Establish Airline Canceled

6 May Hreiðar Hermannsson, director of Stracta Hotel in South Iceland, has canceled his plans to found a low-cost airline.

Mat­hi­as Ju­lien Spoerry, Ella Vala Ármanns­dótt­ir and their son, Yoan Þröstur.

Fired up about Wood-Fired Oven

28 Apr People in North Iceland are in for a treat.

Hreiðar Her­manns­son, director of Stracta Hotel.

New Low-Cost Airline Planned

24 Apr An Icelandic hotel director has plans to establish a new low-cost airline.




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