Icelandair Hotels Continues to Expand; Announces Renovations to Egilsstadir Property

In time for the 15-year anniversary of Icelandair Hotel Herad, Icelandair Hotels is pleased to announce the completion of extensive renovations to this popular east Iceland property.

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It is our hope that these changes strengthen the foundations of tourism to Egilsstadir, especially during the winter months. This region has so much to offer and we want our hotel to be an attractive draw.

Reykjavik, Iceland (PRWEB) May 07, 2013

Icelandair Hotels Herad recently celebrated its 15-year anniversary and to mark this milestone, the hotel has undergone extensive renovations including to the reception, restaurant, and bar and meeting facilities. In addition, a cozy lounge with fireplace has been added. The interior design is warm and cozy and draws inspiration from the gorgeous local nature. Additional changes to the hotel include daily high tea with delicious hors d'oeuvres – a first in Egilsstadir - greater emphasis on farm-direct ingredients, and a novelty-themed happy hour.

This renewal of Icelandair Hotel Herad marks the start of a new and luxurious hotel that is intended to be a magnet for increased tourism to the East. According to Hildur Omarsdottir, Sales & Marketing Manager for the Icelandair Hotels Group, “It is our hope that these changes strengthen the foundations of tourism to Egilsstadir, especially during the winter months. This region has so much to offer and we want our hotel to be an attractive draw; these improvements are a step in that direction with our new cozy fireplace and lounge, attractive restaurant and bar, and new amenities.

Keeping with Icelandair Hotels’ strategy of focusing on delivering an authentic Icelandic experience, each hotel strives to deliver a local experience to its guests, drawing upon the unique character and qualities of the region or city. At Icelandair Hotel Herad you will find this commitment in thoughtful details from local art, to Icelandic-designed furniture, to locally-sourced foods like reindeer and wild berries.

Besides the upgraded interior and amenities, guests at Icelandair Hotel Herad can enjoy the rural tranquility and natural beauty of east Iceland, which stands apart from other regions of Iceland with its forests and typically mild weather. Icelandair Hotel Herad can serve as a comfortable base camp while guests enjoy a bounty of outdoor activities.

About Icelandair Hotel Herad
Icelandair Hotel Herad is located in the east Iceland town of Egilsstadir, a popular destination along Iceland’s Ring Road. The hotel offers 60 comfortable, well-appointed rooms as well as conference and meeting facilities. Additional credits for the renovations include Gudbjorg Magnusdottir, Interior architect and Mannvit Engineering (Egilsstadir office), construction supervision. For additional information please visit Icelandair Hotel Herad, Egilsstadir.

About Icelandair Hotels Group
Icelandair Hotels Group is Iceland’s leading hotel chain, with 21 hotels located throughout the country. The company directly operates the Hilton Reykjavík Nordica, three Icelandair Hotels and twelve Edda hotels. In addition, the company has five franchised Icelandair Hotels, strategically located in all the prime destinations outside the capital city of Reykjavik. For additional information please visit Icelandair Hotels.

SOURCE: Icelandair Hotels


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