Nordic region forging ahead with renewable energy for transport

Alternative fuel sources for transport, including electricity and biofuels, are fast adapting how we fuel our vehicles and also positively affecting our wallets and the planet. The Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden are taking a leading role in the field – a fact which will be highlighted at the fast-approaching Driving Sustainability…

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Autumn price fall on Iceland car hire

Summer is unfortunately over in Iceland. But don’t get downhearted: autumn is stunningly beautiful and an ideal time to get out and explore. Especially as Reykjavik Rent a Car has already reintroduced its superb value winter price list. The cost to the tourist of visiting Iceland is currently lower than ever because the country’s currency…

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Iceland’s Keflavik International Airport the best in the mid Atlantic

Iceland’s biggest hub is Keflavik International Airport – an important cargo and passenger hub dealing with flights on the increasingly busy polar and Atlantic routes. Refurbishment and upgrades mean Keflavik’s services are now better than ever. Iceland’s main hub, Keflavik International Airport manages to combine a feeling of relaxation and excitement for its passengers: travellers…

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ISO/IEC27001 certified company SecurStore excels in BSI Assessment

SecurStore excelled in the British Standards Institution Assessment and was re-certified with the ISO/IEC 27001 global information security standard. The ISO/IEC 27001 is an internationally recognised standard concerning information safety and management. This identifies, manages, and minimises the range of threats to which information is regularly subjected to. This certification applies to all office and…

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Upcoming Driving Sustainability Conference in Iceland

In a time when fossil fuel supply and climate change are constant buzzwords, low emissions transport incorporating renewable energy is a quickly developing field of study. But as a young industry, conferences like the Driving Sustainability Conference are extremely important drivers of innovation. Driving sustainability is the name of a cutting edge international sustainable development…

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Day Tours in Iceland from Center Hotels in Reykjavik

Instead of worrying about local bus timetables, paying high costs for taxis, or even renting a car and sitting in rush hour traffic going to and from the city, why not just stay in the city center of Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik? The traveler can always book fantastic day tours in Iceland and around the country…

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The high point of Iceland’s summer events and festivals

The impressive line-up of large summertime cultural events in Reykjavik reached the summit on Saturday with Menningarnott, or Culture Night in English. It is worth mentioning though that summer events make up only half of Iceland’s capital city’s all-year schedule of culture. Culture Night in Reykjavik is an annual affair which took place this year…

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Conference on biogas and electric cars in Iceland

The huge Japanese car makers Mitsubishi and Toyota, as well as BYD Auto from China, are to introduce their latest green car developments at the third annual Driving Sustainability international conference of industry experts to be held on 14th and 15th September in Reykjavik, Iceland. All of Iceland’s electric needs are catered for by renewable…

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Innovation in Iceland creating more jobs

Many firms in Iceland had to sit back and watch as the country’s largest banks sucked away talent from regular companies. In recent years, there were stories of engineering firms having difficulty recruiting engineers who just graduated since the banks snapped them up right away. Today banks are smaller than in the past, which is…

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Tourist industry invited to Iceland and West Nordic expo

Tourism in Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands is at the forefront of the new global appetite for more adventurous travel. As a result, all travel industry insiders should consider a trip to Copenhagen this 16 and 17 September to the Vestnorden Travel Mart.

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    “Kasta macka” (throw a sandwich) is something the Swedish PM does out in nature

    Throwing sandwiches may sound like an odd thing to do, but not in Sweden. Over there, “kasta macka” or “throw a sandwich” is what Swedes call skipping stones on water. The many benefits and wonders of outdoor Sweden Recently, Mr. Stefan Löfven, the prime minister of Sweden was asked to list his top 5 things…

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    Aspen the mountain pup and his love for 66°North

    Aspen the mountain pup is the Instagram famous Golden Retriever with over 98,500 followers. When his owners, Hunter and Sarah Lawrence, visited Iceland for the first time on their honeymoon back in 2013, they fell in love with the landscape, the people and the fashion. As big fans of Icelandic outdoor clothing brand 66°North, they…

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    Project Opal a great success: NORTH SAILING WINS AWARDS FOR RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

    North Sailing has been named Silver winner of the Best Innovation for Carbon Reduction category at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at World Travel Market in London. North Sailing won the silver at the prestigious World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, November 4th. This is the first…

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    Swedes embrace online media streaming services

    Media consumption in Sweden is increasingly characterized by online streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix. Three out of four 15-74-year-olds now use online streaming services to listen to music or watch video. Youtube, Spotify and Netflix are the most popular online streaming services used. Youtube is free of charge, whereas Spotify is offered both…

  • Suzuki Vitara on F-Road

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    Blue Car Rental: Insurance included in all car rentals in Iceland

    Car rental firms in Iceland cover vehicles with third party insurance as standard, which includes personal accident insurance. This is Icelandic law for driving here. Blue Car Rental is one of Iceland’s main car rental companies and they do provide insurance as standard for most eventualities. This includes coverage from vehicle theft and gravel protection….

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    Insight Asia Travel has currently installed Live Chat with Experts on website

    Insight Asia Travel would like to introduce its live chat installed on its website. Customers now can easily find this live chat application at the bottom of the website on the right hand. Customers can use Video Chat to send real-time video and audio, Screen Share any screen or application, easily share texts and files…