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Feb 08, 2001, 00:00 ET

It's Party Time...Icelandculture.com to go Global

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- When the website icelandculture.com was launched last Spring, it was an instant hit among those who wanted...

Jan 22, 2001, 00:00 ET

Plan Ahead ...

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair Holidays has launched the new Discover Iceland and Beyond Vacation Planner for 2001, featuring...

Dec 14, 2000, 00:00 ET

It Was a Dark and Snowy Night ... Icelandair Cools Beverages With Ancient Glacial Ice

COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- About a thousand years ago, when Vikings ruled the seas and settled new lands, there was a great glacier...

Dec 01, 2000, 00:00 ET

Attention Shoppers!

COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective immediately, Icelandair Frequent Flyer members will receive triple mileage points on tickets for...

Nov 10, 2000, 00:00 ET

Iceland Selected as Best Adventure Destination in Europe

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Iceland has been named as the "Best Adventure/Ecotourism Destination -- Europe" by North America travel...

Nov 09, 2000, 00:00 ET

New Year's Eve on Top of the World; Icelandair Holidays Offers Party Package from $999

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair Holidays presents a special New Year's Eve party package for a unique New Year's Eve...

Nov 03, 2000, 00:00 ET

Holiday Feasts: Icelandic Treats

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- When visions of sugarplums fill your thoughts, it's a sure bet that the holidays are just around the...

Oct 25, 2000, 01:00 ET

Icelandair Places First in Punctuality on North Atlantic Routes Among 17 AEA Carriers

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair again placed first among 17 Association of European Airlines (AEA) carriers in flight...

Oct 16, 2000, 01:00 ET

Sagas and Other Stories; Iceland in Winter: A Step Back in Time

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Heroes, villains, trolls and elves are the stuff sagas are made of -- at least, Icelandic Sagas. Written...

Oct 11, 2000, 01:00 ET

Icelandair Business Class Offers Comfort, Convenience ... and Communication

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair Business Class travelers are pleased with the latest "extra" from Icelandair: Cellhire....

Oct 04, 2000, 01:00 ET

Turkey a la Iceland?

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans looking for a unique way to commemorate Thanksgiving have been flocking to Reykjavik, Iceland,...

Sep 27, 2000, 01:00 ET

Escape the Ordinary!

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Picture this: it's twilight on Halloween. You are meandering down a path lined with otherworldly lava...

Sep 25, 2000, 01:00 ET

'Santas' Are Coming! Christmas Time in Iceland: A Child's Delight

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- While Christmas dreams of American children are filled with sugarplums and Santa Claus, little ones in...

Sep 13, 2000, 01:00 ET

The Vikings Are Coming to Providence - September 15th; Leif Eiriksson Descendant to Rediscover America; Viking Crew Prepares to Dock at US Ports

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- "Leif the Lucky" landed in North America a thousand years ago, becoming the first European in recorded...

Aug 18, 2000, 01:00 ET

Iceland Airwaves 2000 to Rock Reykjavik; UK's 'Suede' to Headline; 'The Flaming Lips' Also Joins International Lineup

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair presents the second annual international Iceland Airwaves to be held October 19-22, 2000....

Aug 17, 2000, 01:00 ET

Hot Jazz Warms Up The Arctic Circle Reykjavik Celebrates 10th Annual Jazz Festival in September

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz sizzles near the Arctic Circle during Iceland's 10th annual Reykjavik Jazz Festival September 2 - 10,...

Jul 21, 2000, 01:00 ET

Celebrate Leif the Lucky's Voyage to the New World - Visit His World

COLUMBIA, Md., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been a thousand years since Viking ships plied the North Atlantic in search of new lands in a new...

Jul 21, 2000, 01:00 ET

Join the Throng: Run for Your Lives - it's Time for the Reykjavik Marathon

COLUMBIA, Md., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The 17th Annual International Reykjavik Marathon, scheduled for August 19, will put runners from around...

Jun 27, 2000, 01:00 ET

It's Hot! It's Cool! It's icelandculture.com

COLUMBIA, Md., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- People with a need to know about the hottest things happening in Europe's coolest capital are invited to...

Jun 27, 2000, 01:00 ET

Time to go A-Viking With Icelandair Holidays

COLUMBIA, Md., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelander Leif Eiriksson started something a thousand years ago - and it's become the hottest story of...