Icelandair Hotel to Open in Akureyri

akureyri-menningarhus_psIcelandair Hotels have signed a 20-year lease contract for the property on Thingvallastraeti 23 in Akureyri, near the local campsite, which was bought by Pálmar Hardarson for ISK 160 million (USD 1.4 million, EUR 1 million) at the end of August.

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Art Performance at Gerdarsafn

pallhaukur-9-gerdarsafnAn art performance by Páll Haukur Björnsson will take place at the Kópavogur art museum Gerdarsafn today between 3 pm and 5 pm in connection with the group exhibition “9” currently running at the museum.

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Whaling Season Ends in Iceland

whaling_ipaThe two whaling ships operated by Hvalur arrived with two fin whales in Hvalfjördur on Friday last week, which were the last fin whales hunted this season. A total of 125 fin whales were caught of the 150-whale quota issued to Hvalur this season.

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