04.02.2011 19:24

Quincy, MA, February 4, 2010 – Icelandair, in cooperation with Iceland Naturally and a host of Washington, D.C. establishments will be presenting A Taste of Iceland, February 24 – 27, 2011. The nation’s Capital will come alive with Icelandic music, cuisine, film and culture as Icelandair’s newest gateway gets a taste of what Iceland has to offer.

Designed to whet the appetites of Washingtonians, A Taste of Iceland follows Icelandair’s announcement of their new non-stop service from Washington Dulles International Airport starting May 17th, 2011.
As a strong supporter of arts and culture, Icelandair looks forward to strengthen the bridge between Washington D.C. and Europe while bringing some of Iceland’s hottest celebrity chefs, up-and-coming bands, and latest film releases to the Baltimore-Washington area for A Taste of Iceland.

“Icelandair is no stranger to the Baltimore-Washington market and we look forward to serving the metropolitan area that we called home for nearly 15 years. Dulles Airport will offer convenient connectivity for U.S. travelers and will serve the large International market surrounding Washington, D.C.,” said Thorsteinn Egilsson, Icelandair’s General Manager for The Americas.

All music and food enthusiasts, as well as foreign film and travel lovers are encouraged to get a taste of Iceland for themselves.

For complete schedules and more information on A Taste of Iceland visit www.icelandnaturally.com

Icelandair offers service to Iceland from Boston, New York-JFK, Seattle, and seasonal service from Washington, D.C., Minneapolis - St. Paul, Orlando Sanford, Halifax and Toronto. Connections through Icelandair’s hub at Keflavik International Airport are available to over 20 destinations in Scandinavia, the U.K. and Continental Europe. Icelandair allows passengers to stopover in Iceland at no additional airfare.

Additional information about Icelandair fares and packages to Iceland and beyond is available at www.icelandair.us or by calling (877) I-FLY-ICE.