Here i am at the town if Vik ,in south #Iceland. Now Iceland is open for #travel. Will you visit Iceland this year ? #holiday #travellers @TravelTipsWorld @blueskytravler #nature #volcano #geology @angie_weather @TraveleuropeEN pic.twitter.com/vGqynv8528
— Iceland Photos (@dorisig) June 20, 2020
— World Economic Forum (@wef) May 25, 2020
Iceland's plan for opening tourism: test every visitor https://t.co/gtWrcdIaTp
— Lonely Planet (@lonelyplanet) May 14, 2020
— RCI-EyeOnTheArctic (@eyeonthearctic) May 22, 2020
The world’s tourism hot spots are gradually reopening, but most don’t look very alluring.
Here’s one destination that might turn out to be the perfect coronavirus refuge: 🇮🇸Iceland https://t.co/0QTKH3T2fh
— Bloomberg (@business) May 23, 2020
Iceland's schools & museums open again tx to world's most extensive Covid testing regime. Diversifying economy beyond tourism will be the next challenge. I'm sure Iceland will make a better job of that than its larger neighbours as well. @Nordichorizons https://t.co/ZUOMc0zDjm
— Lesley Riddoch (@LesleyRiddoch) May 9, 2020
As part of their €8 million plan, the Icelandic government will issue every Icelander aged over 18, a voucher worth 5,000 ISK (€32) to be spent on domestic tourism.
About 250,000 people are set to benefit under this scheme.https://t.co/mQof4C1P80
— Dave McFadden (@dmc_fadden) June 24, 2020
Iceland’s goal of testing everyone faces the same logistical hurdles that all countries face, critics pointed out. They said the country should also have closed all of its schools and stopped tourism. https://t.co/ZpE8eZssFC
— The New York Times (@nytimes) April 10, 2020
— Inspired by Iceland (@iceland) July 15, 2020
Did you know that the Icelandic Sheepdog came to Iceland over a thousand years ago with the Viking settlers? This Saturday you can meet a few of them at the Árbær Open Air Museum 🐕 https://t.co/XaLhcASwMW #visitreykjavik #reykjavik #reykjavikloves pic.twitter.com/KpMbtMwyRJ
— visitreykjavik (@visitreykjavik) July 15, 2020
Last month, the leading international seafood company @IcelandicGroup launched their Wild Fish Oil Smoothie Booster supplements! To celebrate, we’re offering 6 lucky winners an Icelandic #supplements prize pack! Learn more and enter to win: https://t.co/dMKmLsEAQF pic.twitter.com/OgHyBnl2Cd
— Iceland Naturally (@IcelandNatural) June 9, 2020
We have presidential election in Iceland today.
Today we have two candidates: our current president who has 93% of the votes according to polls and a populist type dude.
I didn't even have to give this one a thought. https://t.co/nARCLkIRdb
— I Heart Reykjavík (@IheartReykjavik) June 27, 2020
Happy #WorldOceansDay 🌊
Green Group members 🇨🇻🇨🇷🇮🇸🇸🇬🇸🇮&🇦🇪 underscore our commitment to addressing the impact of #ClimateChange on the #MarineEnvironment & to taking actions to preserve the sustainability of the world’s oceans. https://t.co/geXWLiAnNp
— Iceland at UN 🇮🇸 (@IcelandUN) June 8, 2020
The culture of public bathing is an important feature of every day life in #Iceland. Yesterday the public pools finally reopened after closure due to #COVID19. Read more about the culture of swimming 🏊♀️ in this @nytimes article on Iceland’s Water Cure https://t.co/FyT0hIU5QX
— Iceland in US 🇮🇸 (@IcelandInUS) May 19, 2020
— Iceland in US 🇮🇸 (@IcelandInUS) June 5, 2020
Our very own @erlaylfa wrote about how it is to be an Icelander in the UK during #covid19 & how #Iceland tackled the virus for @ChathamHouse Magazine The World Today #iceland #covid19island @MFAIceland https://t.co/OLGQ9ATtSJ
— Iceland in UK 🇮🇸 (@IcelandinUK) June 5, 2020
🔹Existing international law applies
🔹Trust and confidence building important
🔹Capacity building is needed https://t.co/kvSJP0aUG2
— Iceland at UN 🇮🇸 (@IcelandUN) May 22, 2020
The Gov. has announced that it expects to start easing restrictions on intl. arrivals no later than 15 June while from 15 May some professionals arriving in 🇮🇸, including scientists, filmmakers & athletes will be eligible for a modified quarantine. https://t.co/r9PPdMKOk8
— MFA Iceland 🇮🇸 (@MFAIceland) May 13, 2020
Banks liquidity position is strong. The Central Bank stopped offering one-month term deposits this past May. The banks have responded by shifting their liquid krónur increasingly to Treasury bills and short Treasury bonds. More in Financial Stability p.46. https://t.co/L5UqfexXvX pic.twitter.com/05s4bOwKXa
— Central Bank Iceland (@centralbank_is) July 7, 2020
Just announced: Denmark world champion in public digitalisation 🏆🥇
For the second time in a row, the UN E-Government Survey lists Denmark number 1 due to its holistic approach to public digitalisation.
— Denmark.dk (@denmarkdotdk) July 13, 2020
The Danish education sector turned out to be far more digitally ready than expected when the corona-virus hit.
— Denmark.dk (@denmarkdotdk) July 9, 2020
Ever had Danish rye bread before? 😃
It's essential for making traditional Danish smørrebrød (pieces of rye bread topped with fried fish, pickled fish, eggs, potatoes, cold meat with horseradish and onion)
— Denmark.dk (@denmarkdotdk) July 8, 2020
Nine out of ten expats love living in Denmark, according to the Expat Study 2020 ☺️
The study shows that the Danish work-life balance is important when accepting a job in Denmark.
— Denmark.dk (@denmarkdotdk) July 2, 2020
Touring #Denmark for the summer, one will most likely come across one of these roadside stalls 🍒🐝🥔🍓
Buyers are trusted to leave money in the jar, which is a very common practice.
Read more about trust in the Danish society: https://t.co/mNKeX3bQfz
📸: Kim Wyon pic.twitter.com/BrmNkrWhcA
— Denmark.dk (@denmarkdotdk) June 29, 2020
#Denmark is set to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70% compared to 1990 by 2030, beating the targets set by the Paris Climate Agreement 🌱
— Denmark.dk (@denmarkdotdk) June 26, 2020
Working for a greener future 💚🌱 https://t.co/ILVOWqAut1
— Denmark.dk (@denmarkdotdk) June 23, 2020
World’s Best Country For Women, 2020, is our neighbour @swedense ♀️🏄♀️ Well done!👏😊
Denmark and the Netherlands follow up in second and third place, respectively.
— Denmark.dk (@denmarkdotdk) June 22, 2020
Denmark ranks 3️⃣rd in the EU's Digital Economy and Society Index 2020! ⌨️
Some of the reasons are that everyday life in Denmark is mostly cashless, and almost all interactions with the Danish authorities takes place online.https://t.co/1FGXiloeOP
— Denmark.dk (@denmarkdotdk) June 22, 2020
Danish storytellers are to this day still inspired by Hans Christian Andersen 🖌 🕹🖥
— Denmark.dk (@denmarkdotdk) June 16, 2020
H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary has officially opened Holmegaard Værk, an experience center and museum, on the original site of the famous Holmegaard Glass Works production from 1824 😍 pic.twitter.com/oYAA3sq4Nt
— Denmark.dk (@denmarkdotdk) June 12, 2020
The unfortunate situation of the corona virus has led to new and creative ways of enjoying cultural events such as drive-in concerts, cinemas and football games! 🎤🚗🎭🚗⚽🚗 #driveinevent #Denmark
🎶Monsters In My Mind by @MadsLanger pic.twitter.com/4PJX36onvr
— VisitDenmark (@GoVisitDenmark) June 4, 2020
— VisitDenmark (@GoVisitDenmark) May 5, 2020
It's the #internationalbookday today, so we've gathered the best non-fiction books about #Denmark and being Danish ❤️📖Have you read any of these books already? #VisitDenmarkformhomehttps://t.co/os4t5Xj7Tt
— VisitDenmark (@GoVisitDenmark) April 23, 2020
Or if you want to get to know Denmark's popular white cliffs better: https://t.co/8vh3rerBzk
— VisitDenmark (@GoVisitDenmark) April 20, 2020
— VisitDenmark (@GoVisitDenmark) April 20, 2020
— VisitDenmark (@GoVisitDenmark) April 14, 2020
Our friends at @Tivoli Gardens have been so kind to give us an exclusive tour around the park for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. 🌸🌷🌺🌹Do you have a favourite spot in Tivoli Gardens?#visitdenmarkfromhome pic.twitter.com/PvePHsyLqs
— VisitDenmark (@GoVisitDenmark) April 11, 2020
— VisitDenmark (@GoVisitDenmark) April 8, 2020
We gathered a few ideas for getting creative at home with a Danish twist. And whether you'd like to know more about creating you own #gækkebrev or you want create a dashhound hat like HM the Queen has, you'll find it all right here: https://t.co/hDdqV68Tdt#VisitDenmarkfromhome
— VisitDenmark (@GoVisitDenmark) April 3, 2020
Did you think you'd have loads of time right now to paint, bake, and read loads of books, but somehow don't manage to? We know how you feel! And that's why we're thrilled to give you this quick guide to pronouncing just about any Danish word 🗣💬
🖼 by @theepicevents pic.twitter.com/FBt8IVHdvE
— VisitDenmark (@GoVisitDenmark) March 31, 2020
We’ve gathered together a few of our favourite places in #Denmark on #StreetView, so you can be here without really being here! 😊 Tell us if there’s one you think we should add. #VisitDenmarkFromHomehttps://t.co/b0BvqrWYnm
— VisitDenmark (@GoVisitDenmark) March 27, 2020
BREAKING, #Aarhus is ranked among the top 100 of the world's most popular #congress cities by ICCA. Thanks to the good collaboration in the City of Aarhus, #proud and #happy, it’s hard competition with other good cities. #association #meetwithaarhus https://t.co/JXaWHI0of1 pic.twitter.com/kh7JuiXSP3
— VisitAarhus (@VisitAarhus) May 14, 2020
The temporary outdoor scene in Aarhus made by Aarhus City Forening and Front of House has received great mention in the American business magazine @Forbes. We totally agree. It is innovative and well thought out. https://t.co/2JJK27pI1f
— VisitAarhus (@VisitAarhus) May 3, 2020
#Drones to monitor ship emissions for #compliance in Danish waters. The #data centre is directly linked to THETIS-EU, a central database that inspectors can consult. In case of a possible non compliant vessel, further control can be prioritised #Denmark https://t.co/XEpVofCcs0
— Abacus Marine Consultants (@Abacus_Marine) July 17, 2020
"The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has authorized the use of Russian ships in order to continue the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline."
This means that Gazprom can complete the construction of NS2 in spite of US sanctions.https://t.co/3eYikI96Ig
— Anders Åslund (@anders_aslund) July 14, 2020
— electrive.com (@ElectriveCom) July 13, 2020
The European Union launches infrastructure building project with the Palestinian Authority and Denmark, to deter Israel from annexing West Bank territories https://t.co/q5ioZQFB8a
— The New Arab (@The_NewArab) July 15, 2020
The EU launches a $6.63 million project to build schools and infrastructure in the West Bank, which will benefit 24,000 Palestinians living in the area.https://t.co/yyoWgHuHVM
— Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (@CJPME) July 15, 2020
Under the auspices of PM @DrShtayyeh, Palestine🇵🇸 , the EU🇪🇺, & Denmark🇩🇰 today signed a €5.8 million agreement to build 16 social and public infrastructure projects in Area C as a new package of the EU Area C Development Program in the West Bank. https://t.co/TW4NLSBje5 pic.twitter.com/jteL1XIQO7
— PM of Palestine (@PalestinePMO) July 14, 2020
In Denmark, you get paid 0.5%/year to take out a mortgage https://t.co/hlLwCovzHS.
— Gary Basin (@garybasin) July 10, 2020
Staff at Denmark’s biggest bank will permanently be allowed to work from home a couple of times a week, after parts of its business thrived during the country’s lockdown https://t.co/Jt5O9XXMDH
— Bloomberg (@business) June 4, 2020
Denmark's plan to save the economy:
1. Discourage layoffs: Offer to pay employers 75% of furloughed workers' wages.
2. Extend living-wage jobless benefits.
3. Guarantee 70% of new bank loans.
4. Compensate some firms for fixed expenses.https://t.co/ez2T0EReA2
— Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) March 21, 2020
An additional 1.4 million tonnes CO2 reductions 🙌🌱🙌
Nine out of ten Danish parties in Parliament agreed on new climate action plan! The plan covers 5 GW energy islands, phasing out of oil & gas boilers, a green tax reform, PtX development, etc.
— State of Green (@stateofgreendk) June 22, 2020
Global sustainability index sees Denmark rise to 1st place 🥇🌱😊@Yale and @Columbia experts refer to 🇩🇰 as leading the world on #ClimateAction in the 2020 Environmental Performance Index, a key reason for the top spot
— State of Green (@stateofgreendk) June 4, 2020
Their flagship product, #UVD Robots, especially enables hospitals to reduce disease transmission by killing 99.99% of bacteria and microorganisms 🔬
— Denmark in Ireland (@dkinireland) May 27, 2020
— Denmark in Ireland (@dkinireland) May 29, 2020
If you are travelling to 🇩🇰 for business and don't have permanent residence in DK, we encourage you to organise your business travel/meetings in a way that minimises the risk of #covid19.
— Denmark MFA 🇩🇰 (@DanishMFA) May 26, 2020
— Maersk (@Maersk) September 7, 2017
🌐High frequency activity tracker: Europe🇪🇺 slowly improving in absence of second wave
Especially southern Europe🇮🇹 🇪🇸 and the UK🇬🇧 have improved recently🥳
The US🇺🇸 and Japan🇯🇵 look more fragile due to second waves🤨
— Danske Bank Research (@Danske_Research) July 15, 2020