Iceland Encounter is proud to announce that it is now a certified member of the official quality assurance system for Icelandic tourism, known as VAKINN.

To qualify, companies must adhere to rigorous criteria for quality of service, safety, environmental sustainability, and social responsibility.

For the travel trade, Vakinn provides:

  • Assurance that your clients will receive a quality experience;
  • Validation of insurance, safety and regulatory requirements;
  • Confidence that your partner in Iceland operates in an ethical, professional and environmentally sustainable way:
  • Increased customer satisfaction.

In a recent survey by the Icelandic Tourist Board, 74% of foreign visitors claimed it is important to their choice of service provider that the company display recognized quality certification.

To learn more about VAKINN visit

Here is a link to the announcement on the VAKINN website: