Iceland Travel Tec 2021 - On site and online stream

IcelandTravelTech is a joint venture between the Icelandic Tourist Board and Iceland Tourism Cluster. It aims to increase focus on digitization in the tourism industry and to provide both travel industry and tech partners with a platform where they can meet, discuss and showcase challenges and solutions.
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COVID-19: Amended rules on staying in quarantine facilities entering into force on the 31st of May

As from the 31st of May the provision stipulating a compulsory stay in quarantine facilities for people arriving from specific high-risk areas ceases to apply. As from that time, only those who do not have access to adequate facilities to undergo home quarantine are required to stay in a quarantine facility.
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Additional funding for further development of tourist attractions

Last week, Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir, the Minister of Tourism, announced additional allocations from the Tourist Site Protection Fund, a total amount of ISK 122 million. Additionally, more than ISK 70 million will be spent on infrastructure development and environmental protection at the Fagradalsfjall eruption site, according to proposals from the Minister of Tourism and the Environment and Natural Resources Minister.
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Hidden Iceland receives Vakinn environmental gold certification

The company Hidden Iceland, which received certification from the certification body iCert according to Vakinn's quality and environmental criteria last year, has now done even better and received gold certification in the environmental part of Vakinn, but before that the company had a bronze certification
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COVID-19: Borders - revised criteria for the definition of high-risk areas

The definition of criteria for determining whether countries or areas are considered high-risk areas has been revised. In addition to criteria on the incidence rate of infection, a condition will be added regarding the ratio of positive samples which influences whether a region or country is considered a high-risk area or not.
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