Memberships and Certifications


Iceland Encounter is a certified member of VAKINN - the official quality and environmental system for Icelandic tourism. To qualify, companies must adhere to rigorous criteria for quality of services, safety, environmental sustainability, and social responsibility.

Icelandic Tourist Board

Iceland Encounter is a licensed Travel Agency as authorised by the Icelandic Tourist Board.

The Icelandic Travel Industry Association

Iceland Encounter is a member of The Icelandic Travel Industry Association.

Icelandic Carbon Fund

Iceland Encounter contributes to the Iceland Carbon Fund (ICF) to achieve carbon neutrality. We offset domestic travel for all of our guests, as well as international travel for our staff.


Iceland Encounter has been a preferred supplier for Virtuoso since 2012. Virtuoso is the world’s leading luxury travel network. It includes more than 380 agencies with more than 11,400 advisors in over 30 countries throughout North and South America, the Caribbean, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.*

*The trademarks VIRTUOSO and the Globe Swirl Logo are the property of Virtuoso, Ltd., and are registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, as well as numerous national trademark registries around the world. All rights reserved.