Destination management organizations to support the tourism framework around the country

Preparation for establishing destination management organizations in all parts of the country has been underway for some time. Agreements have been signed to establish DMOs in all parts of the country except in the capital area. The Ministry of Tourism, regional associations of municipalities, and the Icelandic Tourist Board are all associates to this agreement. The aim of the agreements is to strengthen the tourism industry's support system and promote the positive progress of the tourism industry throughout the country. The agreements are for three years, with the guiding principle being the future vision of Icelandic tourism until 2030.
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COVID-19: Stricter requirements for quarantine of arriving passengers coming from high-risk areas

A new regulation by the Minister of Health on quarantine and isolation and COVID-19 testing at the Icelandic border will take effect on Tuesday 27 April. The regulation introduces obligation for arriving passengers to stay in a quarantine facility if they come from countries with high infection rate of COVID-19 as defined by the regulation. The Icelandic authorities will regularly issue a list of high-risk countries, which will be updated as needed.
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COVID-19: Temporary introduction of stricter border measures

The Government of Iceland has announced temporary border measures to counter the domestic spread of COVID-19. These measures aim to create conditions to allow lifting domestic restrictions as much as possible. The vaccination programme in Iceland is continuing at pace, and as more people become vaccinated, conditions for easing restrictions will become more favourable, both within society and at the border.
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COVID-19: Border measures - amended requirements for quarantine

Clearer requirements are made for home quarantine, regarding housing and rules of conduct. Those who are unable to stay in a home quarantine that fulfils the requirements will need to stay at a quarantine facility. However, no fee shall be collected for the stay.
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