#Press

Explore Nunarput Nuan - our Wonderful Greenland

On the brand new campaign and website “Nunarput Nuan - our Wonderful Greenland” - which is targeted locals - you can find experiences, introductions to the regions of Greenland, a new song to praise Greenland and an overview of package trips that make it easier and cheaper for you to take a staycation.
View Point In Nuuk. Photo by Matthew Littlewood - Visit Greenland

Nuuk aims to be the first certified sustainable capital with EarthCheck

Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, is on its way to being the first capital city in the world to be certified under the EarthCheck Destination Standard.

Visit Greenland gets a new director

Hjörtur Smarason will be the new director of Visit Greenland, where he will lead the restart of tourism to Greenland.

Visit Greenland predicts: What the tourism season might look in 2021

After a year with virtually no tourists to Greenland, it is still uncertain when and how adventure-seeking tourists can visit in 2021. Visit Greenland tries to answer this in this article.
Cross country skiers on a coffee break in East Greenland

It’s happening; Travel Trade Forum is going live

If you are tired of negative comments, Facebook warriors and long response times to emails, then Travel Trade Forum is the medium for you.
Hikers enjoying the view. Photo - Aningaaq R. Carlsen, Visit Greenland

Visit Greenland’s video is shortlisted for an Internet Oscar - a Webby Award.

Visit Greenland has made the ‘big league’! Their locally-produced video, ‘Future of Travel in Greenland’, which is about COVID-19 and their staycation campaign, Nunarput Nuan, has been nominated for a Webby, the Oscars of the internet.

Visit Greenland beats CNN to win the Oscars of the Internet

It was a great honour for the Kingdom of Denmark when Greenland’s tourism board, Visit Greenland, on Tuesday won a Webby People's Voice Award, also known as the Oscars of the Internet, for their self-produced video "The Future of Travel in Greenland".
Four women waving hello in Narsaq in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

COVID-19 has made the population more positive towards tourists

The Greenlandic population has in general become more positive towards tourists. This is according to a new report made by Visit Greenland.
Assaqutaq Sisimiut hike tour group - Aningaaq R. Carlsen, Visit Greenland-min

The tourism industry lost up to 400 million in 2020

2020 was a tough year for the tourism industry in Greenland. The COVID-19 crisis meant redundancies and financial losses for the industry.

The Icefjord Centre will strengthen tourism in Ilulissat

Kangiata Illorsua - the Icefjord Centre in Ilulissat - will soon welcome visitors inside. This new visitor centre will attract more tourists to the area.
Photo by Zak Mauger

Extreme E creates Extreme potential

Magnificent nature and the majestic Russell Glacier create the frame for the sustainable answer to Formula 1, Extreme E, which will be held in Kangerlussuaq in August.
Pink sky, colourful Nuuk. Photo by Elia Locardi - Visit Greenland

Nuuk, Greenland named to TIME’s Annual list of the World Greatest Places 2021

TIME reveals the third annual list of the World’s Greatest Places, which highlights 100 extraordinary travel destinations around the world.

New joint marketing efforts to boost tourism in Greenland

With a new joint effort in the period 2021 - 2022, Visit Greenland and the regional DMOs are intensifying their work and cooperation.
Sunrise over snow covered, Nuuk. Photo - Rebecca Gustafsson , Visit Greenland

Nuuk's certification as a sustainable capital will benefit the entire Greenlandic tourism industry

The news that Nuuk has been certified by EarthCheck as the first capital city in the world to become a sustainable tourism destination brings joy to the tourism industry.
A dog sled driver and his happy passenger enjoying a day of dog sledding in Ilulissat in Greenland

Visit Greenland among the World’s most Innovative tourism organisations

In celebration of World Tourism Day, the United Nations World Tourism Organisation has released a list of the world’s most innovative tourism organisations, including Visit Greenland, the national tourism board of Greenland.

Routes: Kalaallit Airports and Visit Greenland chase Greenland’s flying future

Both Visit Greenland and Kalaallit Airports were present when representatives of the world’s airlines, airports and route developers gathered recently for the conference called Routes in Milan, Italy.