Articles tagged “iceland”

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Iceland Targets Space Tourists With New Campaign

Visit Iceland launched a new campaign to attract space tourists on Tuesday. Called "Mission Iceland," the campaign kicked off on November 16 with the launch of a billboard into space with the message: "Iceland. Better than Space." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmOISr3k3y0 The campaign targets the space tourist segment and encourages them to see Iceland an alternative destination to…

Hotels

Hotels Look to Alleviate Guest Stress Starting With the Journey to Get There

Travelers are ready to adventure again, but they just may not be ready for the pitfalls of getting to their destination. Hotels are enhancing wellness, relaxation, and convenience in anticipation of those often-rocky journeys.

Hotels Look to Alleviate Guest Stress Starting With the Journey to Get There

Tourism

Full Video: Visit Greenland CEO at Skift Forum Europe 2022

To describe Hjörtur Smárason's job as challenging would be a huge understatement. In this video you'll hear how the CEO is tackling very visible global warming with a critical need to bring in more tourists — and why influencers and journalists are top of his list.

Full Video: Visit Greenland CEO at Skift Forum Europe 2022

Tourism

Iceland’s Genius Parody of Mark Zuckerberg’s Metaverse to Woo Tourists

Destinations continue to push out some of the best tourism marketing campaigns we've seen since the big pandemic pause.

Iceland’s Genius Parody of Mark Zuckerberg’s Metaverse to Woo Tourists

Tourism

U.S. Adds Aruba, France, Israel and Other Destinations to Do Not Travel List

A handful of the earliest rebounding tourism economies are increasingly landing on the Centers for Disease Control's do not travel list, pointing to the impact of the Delta variant.

U.S. Adds Aruba, France, Israel and Other Destinations to Do Not Travel List

Business Travel

Culture Coaches Being Hired to Help Remote Workers in Dispersed Locales

Yet another business risk that wasn’t really present before the pandemic: the challenge of bridging the gap between so many different nationalities.

Culture Coaches Being Hired to Help Remote Workers in Dispersed Locales

Airlines

Prague Revamps Airport to Be Friendlier to Remote Workers Flying for Team Meetings

Prague's airport has debuted new perks and processes to boost its appeal as a transfer and stopover hub. The Czech capital hopes to attract more off-site gatherings and business retreats.

Prague Revamps Airport to Be Friendlier to Remote Workers Flying for Team Meetings

Business Travel

Digital Nomad Visas May End Up Being a Bureaucratic Hell for Big Companies

There's momentum building to make remote work a reality at some of the more progressive multinational companies, but the question of travel policies and tax liabilities could prove too much of a headache.

Digital Nomad Visas May End Up Being a Bureaucratic Hell for Big Companies

Tourism

Coronavirus May Solve Overtourism in Europe But Will That Shift Leave Lasting Economic Scars?

European tourist organizations should use coronavirus as an opportunity to solve overtourism concerns. But going overboard may ultimately do away with the economic benefits of recent years that put much-needed funds into both local and national coffers.

Coronavirus May Solve Overtourism in Europe But Will That Shift Leave Lasting Economic Scars?

Tourism

8 Questions for Iceland on Its Bold Plan to Reopen by June 15

Iceland says it is ready to accommodate growing travel interest it has been tracking on social media and on search engines the last few weeks. It's counting on its wide-open spaces to help visitors feel at ease. The world has its eyes on this reopening.

8 Questions for Iceland on Its Bold Plan to Reopen by June 15