Awards & Honours

Since the company’s founding in 2012, Guide To Iceland has gone from strength to strength, earning international and industry recognition for the giant strides made in providing travel services and information related to Iceland.

Guide To Iceland strives for excellence in everything it does, and so to be recognised for that effort only drives our team further. 

Below is a list of the awards won since Guide To Iceland’s inception:

  • 2012 NEXPO: Voted “Website of the Year”
  • 2014 AWWWARDS: “Website of the Day” (Nomination)
  • 2014 NEXPO Awards: Voted “Website of the Year”.
  • 2015 NEXPO Awards: Voted “Most Influential Icelandic Company on Social Media”.
  • 2016 Nordic Startup Awards: National Winner of “Best Exponential Startup”.
  • 2016 TripAdvisor Certification for Excellence. 
  • 2017 City of Reykjavik: Official Information Provider for City of Reykjavik.
  • 2017 Deloitte Fast 500: 3rd Fastest Growing Company in Africa, Middle East & Europe.
  • 2017 Deloitte Fast 500: Certificate of Achievement: Ranked 1st. 

Vakinn quality assurance

Certified travel service

2016 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

Tripadvisor certificate of excellence


National winner of "Best Exponential Startup" at the Nordic startup awards

Siggi our CTO winning the Nordic startup awards


Publicly voted "Most influential Icelandic company on social media 2015" at the Nexpo awards

Elmar with the Minister of industry and commerce of Iceland receiving the prize for most influential company on social media 2014


Publicly voted "Website of the year in Iceland 2014" at the Nexpo awards

Anna and Anna receiving the prize for website of the year 2013 at the Icelandic Nexpo awards


Nominated website of the day in 2014 at the prestigious website awards AWWWARDS

Our old website was nominated to International website awards AWWWARDS


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