Q&A With Inessa Reynisson, Nine Worlds Manager

Join us for an insightful conversation with Inessa Reynisson, leader of the dedicated team behind Nine Worlds. As Manager, Inessa plays a vital role in shaping the unique experiences that define our luxury travel offerings. 

In this interview, we explore not only Inessa's perspective on her role and the brand, but also the collective effort and passion that set Nine Worlds apart in the world of bespoke travel.

From personalized itineraries to a steadfast commitment to sustainability, uncover the people and values that shape every journey with Nine Worlds.

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1. Tell us a bit about yourself and your role. 

My name is Inessa, and I manage Nine Worlds, an Icelandic luxury travel brand that brings our clients’ dream holidays to life. Daily, I ensure the efficiency of our operations in Iceland and put customer service at the forefront. My focus is meeting the needs of our discerning clients through the continuous development of original travel offerings.

In my free time, I love exploring Iceland’s rugged landscapes and hiking with my Border Collie dog. During cozy winters here, I love knitting Icelandic sweaters. These hobbies keep me connected to the surrounding environment, and sometimes, they are the source of inspiration for my work.

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2. Tell us more about Nine Worlds and the services you offer.  

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Nine Worlds is a leading destination management company for Iceland and Greenland. We provide high-quality, luxury travel services to our clients. Our privately guided and deluxe self-drive tours are fully bespoke, with itineraries tailored to each customer’s specific needs and travel goals. 

For a taste of adventure in Iceland, guests can enjoy private glacier tours, midnight sun whale watching, snorkeling between tectonic plates, and so much more. In Greenland, glamping under the stars and thrilling helicopter tours are just a few of the extraordinary experiences we offer.

If guests seek cultural immersion and rejuvenation, they can indulge in gourmet dining experiences under the northern lights, or unwind in luxurious geothermal spas. 

No matter what our clients are after, we ensure that each trip is perfectly arranged and executed.

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3. What sets Nine Worlds apart from other luxury travel brands?

Our commitment to personal service, which transforms every trip into an extraordinary journey. This includes bespoke itineraries that reflect each guest’s individual style, concierge assistance, private guides, and a 24/7 helpline on-tour. 

In addition, our in-depth local knowledge, exclusive partnerships, and dedication to excellence ensure our guests enjoy once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences. 

The Nine Worlds team is made up of local experts, based right here in Iceland. Behind every itinerary we design is an authentic passion and knowledge for everything Icelandic and Greenlandic, as well as a great deal of respect for our destinations. 

We do not just provide “trips” – we curate premium holidays and transformative experiences.

4. What makes Iceland and Greenland ideal destinations for luxury travel?

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Iceland and Greenland offer our guests privacy and exclusivity, with untouched landscapes providing a perfect backdrop for experiential luxury travel. 

In each destination, travelers will discover unique experiences, such as bathing in a secluded hot spring, going on a helicopter glacier hike, or kayaking among icebergs. For luxury travelers looking for a mix of relaxation and adventure, Iceland and Greenland are the perfect choice. 

5. What do your clients typically look for in a luxury trip? 

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Our guests appreciate individuality, exclusivity, and attention to detail. They are searching for an experience that mixes comfort with the thrill of discovering something extraordinary. 

Whether it's a helicopter tour over massive glaciers or a private dinner in a completely remote location, that's exactly what luxury means for our clients – a deeper connection to where they are.

6. What are some of your recommendations for must-see sights and must-do activities in Iceland? 

Iceland is a treasure trove of natural wonders. Key highlights include visiting The Blue Lagoon Retreat SPA, exploring the Golden Circle during quieter hours, and venturing into the untouched highlands. 

For those seeking adventure, snorkeling in the Silfra Fissure between two tectonic plates is a truly exceptional experience. Or they could take a private glacial lagoon boat tour to a secluded island and enjoy an intimate picnic overlooking the Vatnajökull glacier. 

7. What are some of the ways Nine Worlds promotes sustainable travel? 

At Nine Worlds and Travel Connect, sustainability is core to our values, and we are proudly Travelife Certified. Travelife is a top international organization focused on promoting sustainability in the travel and tourism sector. Their certification is awarded to tour operators and travel agencies that are committed to responsible travel and sustainability practices. 

We carefully choose partners who share our values, and work together with Icelandic communities to ensure our tours help the local economy but do not damage the environment. 

We also involve our guests in responsible travel by making necessary arrangements, from carbon off-setting to working with sustainability-minded suppliers.

Embark on an extraordinary journey with Nine Worlds 

With a dedicated and passionate team of travel designers, every journey with Nine Worlds becomes an extraordinary experience. 

Contact us today to start planning a bespoke luxury tour for you or your discerning client. Let our experts craft the perfect tailored itinerary and ensure every moment is unforgettable.

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