Unlike some major European cities whose size can be intimidating, Reykjavik has a small-scale urban centre that visitors find easy to navigate. The hassle-free city centre is safe, clean and packed with restaurants, shops, cultural venues and has a vibrant nightlife. Iceland ́s high level of education, scientific expertise, nourishing start-up culture and magical nature makes the destination a perfect backdrop for international meetings and world-class events. It only takes around 40 minutes to reach the city centre from the airport by taxi or public transport.
The readers of Business Destination and Smart Magazine chose Reykjavík as one of top business destinations 2016 and as one of top emerging international meetings cities 2016. Iceland was included by Forbes Life, Lonely Planet and TimeOut in their top 10 lists of places to visit in 2015, and Rough Guides chose Reykjavik Iceland as one of the top 10 cities to visit in 2016.