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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.
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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.
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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.

Why it matters Greenland joins the Paris Agreement

The symbolic value of this newly announced commitment to the Paris Agreement is immense. Greenland literally sits on the frozen crux of the great climate change issue, but its position also gives it a rare voice to educate on the matter with experience.
Aerial view of sled dogs riding next to interesting features in the terrain - Photo by Alex Savu - Visit Greenland

Sparking dreams: new remote destinations in focus on visitgreenland.com

From updated travel tips to live weather info and tips for self-guided tourists, travellers will have a new suite of useful information to plan their trip to 27 known and lesser-visited places in Greenland.
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New CEO of Visit Greenland

Anne Nivíka Grødem will be the new CEO of Visit Greenland, where she will be at the forefront of an increased focus on local anchoring in the country’s tourism development.
Cruise ship - The MSC Poesia in Nuuk. Photo Aningaaq R. Carlsen - Visit Greenland

Visit Greenland wants to highlight the challenges and potentials in cruise tourism

This summer, there has been much debate about cruise tourism in Greenland. Some believe that too many ships are calling with too few regulations, while others believe that capacity has not yet been reached.
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Rosannguaq Rossen is to be the new Head of Communication at Visit Greenland

As of 1 December 2022, Rosannguaq Rossen will be appointed Head of Communication in a newly created position at Visit Greenland.
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Linda Kleist is to be the new Destination Development Manager at Visit Greenland

Visit Greenland is strengthening and prioritising its focus on destination development, with the appointment of Linda Kleist as Destination Development Manager as of 1 March 2023.
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Magnus Biilmann Trolle is the new Social Media Manager from February 1st in Visit Greenland

With a master's degree in 'Management of Creative Business Processes' from Copenhagen Business School, and an education from London Metropolitan University, 29-year-old Magnus Biilmann Trolle has a solid professional background within, among other things, Social Media Marketing and Digital Marketing.
(L-R) Tanny Por, Head of International Relations (Visit Greenland) and Gísli S. Brynjólfsson, Director of Global Marketing (Icelandair) met at the Icelandair Mid-Atlantic tradeshow to draft out the agreement. Credit: Icelandair

Visit Greenland and Icelandair renew flying ties

Flying off the success of Icelandair Mid-Atlantic 2023, Icelandair and Visit Greenland have formally renewed a marketing partnership to promote and develop Greenland as a destination through the Icelandair route networks.
Sunset. Behind the scene. Photo by Emile

Film: What we can learn from Oscar-nominated Ivalu

“Ivalu” has broken Greenlandic history. It is the only live action short film from Greenland which has been nominated for an Academy Award, a huge industry recognition.
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Greenland Nominated for Prestigious Deauville Green Awards

Visit Greenland’s film “Date a Destination: Greenland as six personalities” celebrating diversity recognised by the international film industry prompts another take on sustainability.
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Greenland wins silver at Deauville Green Awards 2023

We are incredibly honored to receive second place Deauville Green Award, for the film "Date a Destination: Greenland as six personalities" in the category "Eco-tourism and Responsible Travel
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Visit Greenland strengthens its team

Visit Greenland is pleased to announce that the organisation during the summer will be joined by three new skilled employees.
A Greenland Travel hiking group near Mittivakkat Glacier in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Market Insights for Tourism in Greenland

Straddling five core markets, brand-new market analyses reveal both opportunities and growth potentials for tourism in Greenland.
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New film to help tourists safely experience the Greenlandic nature

Asiaq and Visit Greenland, together with other Nordic partners, have produced a film about traveling safely in the Greenlandic nature.
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Greenland’s Date a Destination video shortlisted for prestigious Skift IDEA Awards

Our Film 'Date a Destination: Greenland as Six Personalities' Shortlisted for Skift IDEA Awards!
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Greenland Tourism Award 2023 goes to...

Sisimiut Private Boat Safari has just been awarded this year's Greenland Tourism Award, which is presented in co-operation with Visit Greenland and Air Greenland.
A tour boat near the Eqi Glacier in North Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Industry pledge sets joint direction for greenland’s tourism

As tourism operators gather in Reykjavik for the largest travel fair of the Nordic region, Visit Greenland has launched a new shared pledge towards more sustainable and responsible tourism development.
Person admiring the beautiful view of icefjord in Ilulissat. Photo by Alex Savu - Visit Greenland

Greenland’s Sustainable Vision Recognised by Lonely Planet

Visit Greenland is pleased to announce that Greenland has been spotlighted in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Sustainable Travel Destinations, securing third place.

Greenland Celebrates Bronze at Wanderlust’s Travel Awards

Greenland has been honoured with a Bronze award in the category of Desirable Emerging Destination at the 22nd annual Reader Travel Awards, hosted by Wanderlust, the UK’s leading travel magazine known for its extensive reach and history.
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A new digital platform will optimize local benefits when cruise ships call at port.

Greenland is a popular destination for cruise ship passengers, with 2024 set to break all records concerning the number of ships calling at port.