TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award

We are proud to announce that Hey Iceland has been welcomed to the Tripadvisor Hall of Fame. This means that we have their certificate of excellence for the last 5 consecutive years.  This reflects the work our teams put into delivering an amazing guest experience. Each year, TripAdvisor honours accommodations, restaurants and attractions that show continued excellence in hospitality and constantly receive great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. We would not be able to reach this level of excellence if we didn’t have such a dedicated team of people working for us, and a unique bunch of amazing hosts!

To be eligible, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor rating of four or higher (out of five). Additional criteria include the volume of reviews within the last 12 months.

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Hey Iceland is one of Iceland´s Excellent Companies

Hey Iceland is one of Iceland´s excellent companies

We are proud to say that Hey Iceland is among the few Icelandic companies that fulfill the strict conditions set by Viðskiptablaðið (Financial Newspaper) and Keldan (information platform for the financial market) – we are thus among only 2,7% of companies on this exclusive list of successful businesses in Iceland.

In order to get listed, companies need to live up to various conditions;
The companies must have delivered a positive return in the 2017 fiscal year. Revenues must have exceeded 30 million ISK, assets over 80 million ISK, and the equity ratio must have exceeded 20%. Other factors are also taken into account.

We are thrilled to be Acknowledge in this way and proud to meet the high standards of Excellent in Iceland!

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Hey Iceland is one of Iceland’s Strongest Companies!

Hey Iceland is one of Iceland´s strongest companies

We are happy to announce that Hey Iceland has been awarded “The Strongest in Iceland” 2016 certification for the seven-consecutive-year.

Of the 35,000 companies registered in the Icelandic Company Directory, only 624 fulfill the strict requirements set by CreditInfo qualify as one of Iceland’s strongest. Hey Iceland is amongst 1,7% of Icelandic companies that meet the requirement of Creditinfo and is an important contributor to the future growth of the Icelandic economy.

We are proud to be considered one of Iceland strongest companies and would like to take the opportunity to thank our employees and customers for your trust and confidence in us.

Creditinfo’s conditions for the company strength analysis:

  • Confirmed financial statements for three straight years with the Directorate of Internal Revenue
  • Less than 0,5% probability of defaulting debts according to Creditinfo’s CIP Risk Assessment
  • Positive operating profit (EBIT) for three straight years
  • Positive operating net profit for three straight years
  • Total assets exceed ISK 80 million for three straight years
  • Equity ratio has been 20% or higher for three straight years
  • CEO is listed in the National Registry of Enterprises
  • The company is active according to Creditinfo’s definition

 Further information on Iceland‘s strongest certification can be found on Creditinfo web.


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On 16 May 2011, the President of Iceland Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson awarded Hey Iceland with the Export Award of 2011. Mr. Sævar Skaptason, Director of Hey Iceland, accepted the award on the company‘s behalf at a formal ceremony at the President‘s residence at Bessastaðir. 
The President‘s Export Award is granted as an acknowledgement of considerable contribution to the strengthening of the export commerce and currency acquisition of the Icelandic nation. The allocation rules state that the award should be offered to companies, individuals, Icelandic or foreign, for success in export of Icelandic products or service in foreign markets. The frame of reference used in selecting the award recipient considers the increase of value of export, export portion of the total revenues, marketing in new markets and more.
We are very honoured to have received this award and it encourages us to continue providing excellent service to our customers.

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