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The OCEAN DIAMOND - Iceland ProCruises

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Who we are and what we do

As a specialized tour operator for trips to the Nordic countries, we take our guests to the most beautiful natural wonders of Iceland, Greenland and Scandinavia. Whether in summer, winter, by car, on horseback or dog sled, for sea angling or to go on a cruise - we plan and organize tailor-made trips for different target groups.

In addition, we use our expertise in planning incentives and events, as well as organizing programs for companies, clubs and conferences - for more than 23 years.

From beginning to end, our experienced travel experts are at your side. With our locations in Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and Germany, we are also represented in our source markets and always offer you the best service possible.

The owners

Gudmundur Kjartansson - CEO / Chief Executive Officer
Gudmundur Kjartansson - CEO / Chief Executive Officer

Gudmundur was born and raised in Iceland, and moved to Hamburg, Germany in 1992. He is CEO and founder of Iceland ProTravel. His goal is to show the world how amazing Iceland is, and he wants all travelers to make good experiences. In his spare time he likes to pursue his hobby as a pilot for light aircrafts or spends time with his family.

Ann-Cathrin Bröcker - COO / Chief Operating Officer
Ann-Cathrin Bröcker - COO / Chief Operating Officer

Anka, the co-founder of IPT discovered her love for Iceland in 1995, when the Luxembourg-born advertising and marketing expert visited the island for the first time. She is still amazed by the beauty of the country, and the Icelandic way of life. She covers some of the business tasks with her experience in e-commerce, PR and marketing as well as in sales, especially group and incentive travel.

Mission Statement

  • We want to create the best possible experience for our customers, by offering them tailor-made vacations in Iceland, Scandinavia and Greenland. Our goal is to keep our customers happy and to support them every step on the way to their dream vacation, from beginning to end. We work hard to find out what the customer wants, needs, and what fits his requirements.
  • We believe that every person deserves a perfect break, and because of that we only offer trips and experiences of highest quality. In addition, we care deeply about Iceland and its people, and make sure that we support sustainable tourism, create new workplaces, and help people getting to know the different culture, whenever we can.

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We are specialized tour operators focusing on Iceland, Scandinavia and Greenland.

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Iceland ProTravel Group

We have a team of over 60 destination specialist, who not only have a great knowledge of our countries, but have a passion serving and selling our products. All our staff is dedicated to make your journey unforgettable.

Team Norway ProTravel Team Norway ProTravel

Team Norway ProTravel

We combine our passion for Norway and Scandinavia with our local knowledge and personal service. For an ultimate trip up north let the travel experts at Norway ProTravel design your customized itinerary.

Team Island Tours Switzerland Team Island Tours Switzerland

Team Island Tours Switzerland

Iceland has become our second home for us. Our extensive partner network as well as our epertise allow us to create unforgettable journeys for individual travelers.

2003

Island ProTravel Germany

It all started in Hamburg, with the founding of Island ProTravel by Gudmundur Kjartansson and Ann-Cathrin Bröcker, who teamed to establish a specialized tour operator for trips to Iceland and Greenland.

 

2004

Island ProTravel Switzerland

The Swiss team with Adalsteinn Hjartarson as managing director joined Island ProTravel one year after the company's founding. Its office is based in Wetzikon.

2005

Island ProTravel Holding

All companies of the Iceland ProTravel Group are now part of the established IPT Holding.

2006

Iceland ProTravel UK

IPT extended its locations further, with the opening of an office based in the United Kingdom, to manage the high demand of British travelers appropriately.

2007

Iceland ProTravel IS & Island ProTravel Sweden

The IPT group had reason to celebrate two exciting new openings in one year, with offices in Reykjavik and Stockholm. From now on we can serve incoming guests directly in our destination coutnry.

2008

Island ProTravel Denmark

A Danish team joins the Island ProTravel Group in Copenhagen, to expand the Scandinavian market and offices.

2011

Island ProTravel Norway

Island ProTravel opens up a new market with the founding of IPT Norway, based in Oslo.

2012

Iceland ProFishing

Due to the high demand and interest in fishing trips to Iceland, IPT establishes a new company, specialized in fishing trips in the Westfjords of Iceland.

2013

Norway ProTravel and Island Tours Switzerland

The IPT Group can celebrate two company foundations in one year again. Norway ProTravel in Hamburg is the newly established tour operator specialized in travel packages to Scandinavia. With the integration of Island Tours Switzerland a new Iceland and Scandinavia specialist takes care of individual travelers.

2014

Iceland ProCruises

Iceland ProCruises proudly charters the cruise ship “Ocean Diamond” as the first Icelandic company offering “soft-expedition” cruises to Iceland and Greenland.

2015

Iceland ProInvestment

Iceland ProInvestment is founded.

2016

Iceland ProServices

Iceland ProServices is founded in Reykjavik, as our clearing house and service department for our clients on site.

2017

Island Tours Germany

IPT extends its product portfolio further with the acquisition of Island Tours in Karlsruhe, Germany, our Iceland specialist focusing on individual travelers.

2019

Nordic Holidays

IPT acquires nordic holidays, our latest Nordic travel specialist, with winter in Lapland being the heart of the product portfolio.

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