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Toilets at Hverfjall in North Iceland.

Fifteen toilets for tourists put up all around Iceland

14 Jun An announcement from the Minstry of Industries and Innovation states that 15 toilets for tourists will be put up all around Iceland for tourist use.

Kolugljúfur is a deep and magnificent canyon in the Víðidalsá river.

One of Iceland's most dangerous places to visit steps up safety measures

7 Jun "We've been really worried that an accident is waiting to happen here. Tourists go right to the very edge and on top of that they stand on the bridge where there's heavy car traffic," says Örn Óli Andrésson, farmer at Bakki in Víðidalur, North West Iceland.

Havarí is located in the remote fjord of Berufjörður in East Iceland.

Icelandic rock stars move from Reykjavik to remote farm

3 Jun Three years ago, musician couple Berglind Häsler and Svavar Pétur Eysteinsson moved away from Reykjavik to settle at a farm called Karlsstaðir in remote Berufjörður in the East Fjords of Iceland and started an organic farm, guesthouse and concert venue.

Park rangers putting up fences at Skógafoss.

Fences put up at Skógafoss waterfall

29 May Park rangers for the Iceland Environmental Agency have put up a fence at Skógafoss waterfall, a popular tourist attraction.

Flugfélag Íslands is now called Air Iceland Connect.

New English name for domestic flight company in Iceland faces criticism

26 May Iceland's leading domestic flight company, Air Iceland, which has until now been known as Flugfélag Íslands in Iceland, has received a new name, Air Iceland Connect. The Icelandic name has been dropped.

Grábrók is one of the best known mountain in West Iceland, even though it's very small.

20 places to see in West Iceland

21 May There are so many different things to see and do in West Iceland. With interesting historical places, diverse nature with beautiful waterfalls, lava fields, glaciers and high mountains, you could easily stay there for your whole vacation and never get bored.

Hikers on Mýrdalsjökull, South Iceland.

Iceland's glaciers - giants of nature

19 May Iceland is covered by over 4,500 square miles of glaciers, and they are located in all of the nation’s regions. The largest, Vatnajökull, is Europe’s largest glacier and covers a staggering 8% of the country.

Tourists at Seljalandsfoss.

Travel agencies predict decline in bookings to Iceland in 2018

17 May Representatives of travel agency Studiosus, who offer trips to Iceland, expect that the high prices will deter people from booking trips next year. This is reported by travel website Turisti.is who add that British travel agency Discover the World are predicting the same thing.

WOW's new airbus will be flying to Israel.

Icelandic airline WOW air to fly to Israel

17 May On Monday, WOW Air announced a new destination, Tel Aviv in Israel. Flights commence on September 12th.

Árni Tryggvason is a guide, a SAR team member, a photographer and now a writer.

A new guide book for tourists on how to behave in Iceland

14 May "What, where and how," is a new and complete guidebook in English written for tourists by guide Árni Tryggvason who bases the book on his extensive experience.

Immerse yourself in nature on a secluded island retreat where you hear nothing except the wind blowing through the grass.

Sleep in a Mongolian Yurt on a magical island in Iceland's largest glacial river

13 May Hákon Kjalar Hjördísarson decided to make a change to his life and move back to a place of enchanted childhood memories, a tiny island called Traustholtshólmi in the Þjórsá river in Iceland. Now, he offers tours to the island with an overnight stay in a Mongolian Yurt and a delicious wild salmon dinner included.

The  Crystal Symphony and  Mein Schiff at Reykjavik harbour last summer.

Record number of cruise ships to Reykjavik this summer

3 May This summer marks a record for the number of cruise ships expected to dock at Reykjavik harbour, a total of 155.

Thousands of points of nature sites, historic places, and road side services are provided by the new travel app.

New App launched for travelling in Iceland

10 Apr Iceland Travel is launching the Iceland Travel Companion app which is exclusive to those customers who join one of its 38 Self Drive Tours or Road Trips. The app shows in great detail the customer's journey in Iceland, hotel itinerary, and approximately 2,500 of points of interest.

Svartifoss waterfall is a popular destination.

Iceland 2nd on Telegraph’s list of best countries in Europe

29 Mar In a survey by The Telegraph readers were asked to list European countries they most enjoyed visiting. On a list of 20 countries, Iceland ranks number two.

It can be dangerous to stop a car on the road.

ICRA considering making more lay-bys on Icelandic roads

22 Mar The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration (ICRA) is considering building more lay-bys on Icelandic roads to service tourists. They are currently working on a survey to find out where tourists are most likely to stop on the edge of the road.

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