Educational square

Here you can find various practical courses in the field of tourism and a variety of educational and support materials that benefit your company in strengthening staff education.

Tourism courses

Educators all over the country are ready to help your business succeed. In the education portal you can find various practical courses within your field. is an information and educational website for frontline staff in tourism
Well-trained and informed staff is the key to successful collaboration and good service. Here you will find educational material for tourism staff.
Resilience is the ability of individuals and groups to overcome adversity. We strengthen physical endurance if we exercise systematically and in the same way we strengthen mental strength if we train the resilient muscle. Resilience is not necessarily about hardening oneself with a smile on one's face through a difficult period, but about acknowledging difficulties but still finding inner motivation, hope and optimism to keep going. Here you will find good advice and exercises that will help you train your resilient muscle and be an encouragement to others.
Here you can find all the main information about the rules that apply in the Icelandic labor market.
Here you can find various useful, both courses and videos, from the various sources.
Staff training and clear information to customers are crucial when meeting changing habits and needs. Here you will find instructions and good advice during the time of Covid-19. Most of the material has been translated into English and Polish.
Various possibilities are available to companies and institutions in digital education. As with any other education, there are a number of important things to keep in mind when doing so. Managers who intend to choose digital education for their staff are here are 8 good tips to ensure success.
Companies can apply for grants for education and training from the vocational training funds of the business sector. Various options are available and you can read more about them in the common portal of the vocational training funds called Áttin
The situational cases are intended for training and education in the workplace. The situational cases are from Gerum betur, designed by Sigrún Jóhannesdóttir and Margrét Reynisdóttir, and the European development project Enterprised. The situational cases from Enterprised have been adapted to fit Icelandic context.
Do you want to strengthen the workplace with education and training for your staff? The tourism center offers advice and services that support companies in establishing staff education and training. Höfnisetir works according to a service contract with the Ministry of Culture and Business, and the advice is free of charge to companies.

Content on other sites

The dashboard of the tourism industry

Statistical information for the tourism industry, such as status analysis, counting, plans, surveys and research results. The Icelandic Tourist Board maintains an information website.

Social responsibility

Festa's education package is intended for small and medium-sized companies that are taking their first steps in climate change. It contains instructional videos and a manual.

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