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First electric bus in Iceland

03 Jul 2017 Posted by gttravel in General

Photo taken outside of Harpa music hall, electric bus on the right. GTS has purchased the first electric bus in Iceland and thereby taken an important step towards an eco-friendly future. The bus is already in use and will be based in Reykjavík for the time being. The bus has a range of 320 km with one charge. It´s a so-called city bus based on a Swedish concept, with three point seat belts and 32 seats. It was bought from Yutong Eurobus in China. Yutong is the biggest bus manufacturer in the world. Besides being eco-friendly, the bus is quiet, consumes very little energy and is an excellent addition to our fleet.

Halsbury Anniversary Tour

28 Apr 2017 Posted by gttravel in General

On Thursday 23rd March, 35 students and 4 teachers from William Edwards School (Grays, Essex) left London Heathrow on what would be the school trip of a lifetime to Iceland. Watch the video by clicking the link below: Read all about the tour here: Halsbury-Iceland-Winners-trip

Strongest in Iceland 2016

27 Jan 2017 Posted by gttravel in General, News

Once more GT Travel has been awarded for it´s services, quality and trust. Consistency, dependability and service on a personal level is what the company has worked towards since the beginning.

Rare celestial display in Iceland

06 Jan 2017 Posted by gttravel in General

Photo/Eyþór Ingi Jónsson Yesterday, numerous nacreous clouds could be seen in the twilight hours in Northern Iceland. Such clouds are generally spotted in midwinter, at around sunset or sunrise when skies are clear. Mbl.is received several photographs from  readers in Akureyri and Húsavík of these rare and beautiful cloud formations. Nacreous clouds, also known as polar stratospheric clouds or mother-of-pearl clouds are formed by ice…

SAGT Awards 2016

17 Nov 2016 Posted by gttravel in General, News

We are delighted to learn that our newly published Geo-Site Guide, written as an option for our Geography School Tours to Iceland, has recently gained RECOMMENDED status from the Scottish Association of Geography Teachers (SAGT). The award was gained at the SAGT Conference held at the end of October. The author, Ian K Hardie, is very well known in UK geography circles for his professional, expert and in-depth knowledge of all…

Luxury Coaches

06 Sep 2016 Posted by gttravel in General

GR-S84 – ( The Coach Above ) Black- Yutong. Year-2013 Seats: 33+1 DVD + 1 Screen. 3 Point Seatbelts Cooler Foot Rest Movable Seats Wifi Ac system HH-Z53 Black Sprinter Year-2016 Seats: 11 ( all single seats) DVD-USB + 2 Screen USB charging in all seats. 220 volt plugs in all seats (Except the last row) 3 Point Seats Cooler Wifi AC System Large Windows ( panorama wiew) Good luggage space.

Strongest in Iceland

15 Feb 2016 Posted by gttravel in General, News

Once more GT Travel has been awarded for it´s services, quality and trust. Consistency, dependability and service on a personal level is what the company has worked towards since the beginning. So it is wonderful getting the recognition for all the hard work. Our most important goal is knowing that our passengers and customers are save and getting to enjoy our beautiful country to the fullest. We will of course continue in the years to come to keep up the standard and work on finding new ways to improve even more in our field. Of 35.000 registered companies in Iceland, only 682 fulfill the strict criteria. Eligibility for the awards requires the fulfilment of Creditinfo´s strict quality standards,