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VAKINN Quality & Environmental Certification

Looking for quality experiences?

Vakinn is Iceland tourism's official quality assurance organization and operates as a service for the Iceland tourism industry. Vakinn is run by the Icelandic Tourist Board. Only tourism businesses that maintain the highest standards in all aspects of business practices and meet Vakinn´s comprehensive assessment criteria have earned the right to carry Vakinn – Iceland tourism’s official quality and environmental label. When you see a business displaying the Vakinn symbol you can be assured that it is trustworthy and professional.

For travellers, the VAKINN certifcation means that:

  • Certified businesses operate in an ethical, professional and environmentally sustainable way.
  • Certified businesses have required systems and policies for a safe and happy holiday in Iceland.
  • You make a better choice.
  • You can book with confidence.

For the travel trade, VAKINN provides:

  • Third party audits based on quality- and environmental criteria that have been approved by specialists in the field.
  • Validation of insurance, safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Confirmation that the company demonstrates professionalism and integrity in quality and environmental work.
  • A competitive advantage and professional credibility.

You can find all further information Vakinn´s website

For quality holiday experiences in Iceland, look for the VAKINN logo!