Lava Center Iceland

Lava is dedicated to Iceland‘s riveting volcanic activity and its frequent earthquakes.
The centre will feature an interactive educational exhibition revealing the science and aesthetics of Iceland‘s spectacular geological features. In the learning center our experts will excite and educate its guests with earth-shattering tales of „Iceland on the Move.“

The interactive exhibition will display a collection of artifacts, films and graphics from various volcanic eruptions that have occurred in the past century.

Lava will be the hub for day trips and tours in South Iceland and a Tourist Information Center for the region. Lava will include a souvenir shop, restaurant and a cozy coffeehouse. Lava will also be the main gate to Iceland‘s new Katla Geopark.

Office:
Austurvegur 14
Hvolsvelli

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Black Beach Tours Iceland

Black Beach Tours are run by local Icelandic people. We know South Iceland and Þorlákshöfn like the back of our hands and have been having adventures there for years. We love being outdoors and enjoying the Icelandic nature and would love to guide you through our country, both via land and sea. Check out the tours that we offer and enjoy being guided by local people who love their country.

Office:
Hafnarskeið 17
815 Þorlákshöfn

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Visit North Iceland

Visit North Iceland is responsible for marketing and promotion of North Iceland which is a friendly and tranquil area with a population of 36 thousand, including Akureyri, the largest town outside Reykjavík, and a number of historic coastal towns. Most visited attractions are Vatnajökull National Park, where you find Dettifoss, Europe’s most powerful waterfall and lake Mývatn geothermal region with hot springs, volcanic areas, craters, geothermal nature baths and amazing lava formations. We have magical winters with Iceland‘s most popular ski area, energising off-piste skiing and 13 Yule Lads (Santas) on top of unique locations for Northern Lights observation.

Main projects:

To develop and strengthen the image of North Iceland as a tourist destination.

To work with tourism companies and tourist representatives in North Iceland.

To cooperate with tourist information centres and coordinate information provided to tourists.

To help stakeholders to assemble, coordinate and market innovation and events within the region, also research target groups and assist in marketing.

To encourage innovation in tourism in the region, providing assistance and advice.

Provide training and workshops for managers and staff in various areas of marketing and product development.

Marketing and promotion of North Iceland via the web and social media, by publications and participation in workshops, exhibitions and marketing projects domestically and abroad.

To participate in ongoing development projects for tourism in North Iceland.

North Iceland Marketing Office is supported by the Icelandic Ministry of Industry and Innovation, 19 municipalities in North Iceland and has around 160 member companies.

Office:
Hafnarstræti 91
600 Akureyri

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Visit Reykjavík

Visit Reykjavík is the marketing office for the greater Reykjavík area, working closely with all the surrounding municipalities in promoting the area as a destination.

Visit Reykjavík runs the Official Tourist Information Centre in downtown Reykjavík. Visit Reykjavík promotes the city area through channels such as visitreyjavik.is, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Additionally, Visit Reykjavík offers the Reykjavík City Card for visitors. Furthermore, Visit Reykjavík operates and runs 5 of the largest festivals in Reykjavík, such as Winter Lights Festival, Children’s Cultural Festival, Culture Night, Illumination of the Peace Tower and December in Reykjavík.

Visit Reykjavík’s focus in development is to strengthen the brand Reykjavík Loves, in collaboration with the Reykjavík area municipalities; as well as using the Reykjavík City Card as a tool of destination management. Furthermore, the development focus is to re-enforce the Official Tourist Information Centre with emphasis on the brand, Reykjavík loves. Visit Reykjavík is also focusing on strengthening the cooperation with the foreign embassies in Iceland and the European City Marketing collaboration.

 

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