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Hotel Ion is situated in Nesjavellir, a geothermal area near Þingvellir national park in South Iceland.

11 best boutique hotels in Iceland

20 Jun Website The Culture Trip has selected the 11 best boutique hotels in Iceland with diverse mentions from the swanky 101 hotel in downtown Reykjavik to the country luxury of Hótel Rangá.

Kjós is a lush farm area of Iceland, west of Reykjavik behind Mount Esja.

Family from Singapore to open luxury country hotel near Reykjavik

1 Jun An extremely wealthy family from Singapore, the Pang family, have purchased the farm Þúfa in the Kjós area which is about half and hour's drive from Reykjavik. The hotel is going to be a luxury hotel for wealthy travellers.

The famous Sandholt bakery is on the left hand side and the hotel is located in the entire row of buildings.

New luxurious hotel opens in historic building in city centre

29 May A new boutique hotel, Sandhótel, opens on Thursday in seven adjoined buildings on Laugavegur offering 53 rooms. Between the buildings is a new square where people can enjoy snacks from the famous Sandholt bakery next door.

Volcanoes, skyr and the Panama Papers: a 2016 Iceland retrospective

1 Jan As the new year begins, Iceland Monitor takes a look back over 2016 and some of its most popular news stories for each month. Which is your favourite?

ADVENTURE! Explore Greenland from Iceland

14 Dec North Iceland tour operator North Sailing has announced a brand-new tour concept for the 2017 Iceland summer season – an eight-day sailing and hiking expedition in East Greenland led by polar explorer Vilborg Arna.

Reykjavik’s five-star Marriott EDITION to open late 2018

10 Oct Iceland’s first five-star international hotel, a Marriott EDITION in Reykjavik, is set to open in late 2018.

The new resort will feature beer-baths like this one.

Soak in a 38°C beer bath at Iceland’s new beer spa resort

28 Sep The idea comes from similar beer spas in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, says CEO of Icelandic beer manufacturer Agnes Anna Sigurðardóttir.

Profits at Iceland’s Blue Lagoon up over 36%

27 Sep The company running Iceland’s famous Blue Lagoon spa resort has posted profits of €15.8 million (approx. ISK 2 billion).

Paltrow took her children on an Iceland adventure this summer.

Gwyneth Paltrow blogs about Iceland trip

16 Sep Hollywood actress and health guru Gwyneth Paltrow has published a blog on her Goop lifestyle webpage called Five Days in Iceland with GP.

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Work begins on new North Iceland spa resort

14 Sep Work begins today on a brand-new spa resort near the North Iceland town of Húsavík, which is expected to welcome 40,000 visitors in its first year of operations.

Forget mini golf – Iceland has midnight golf!

7 Sep The number of foreign players enjoying Icelandic golf courses is rising fast – bringing valuable revenue to Iceland’s golf clubs and bringing business at times when locals tend not to play.

The Pacific Princess arrived in Reykjavik yesterday.

Record numbers of tourists expected again in 2017

6 Sep Records for numbers of people coming to Iceland by air and sea have been falling year on year, and 2017 promises to be no exception.

Iceland's famous Blue Lagoon.

The best of Iceland travel – World Travel Award winners

6 Sep This weekend saw the conclusion of the 23rd World Travel Awards,with major players in the global travel and tourism industry being rewarded for excellence.

Iceland top trending adventure destination

31 Aug Iceland is the world’s number one trending destination for adventure holidays, according to a survey recently published by international luxury travel agency Virtuoso.

The photographs are very dramatic.

Couple travel to Iceland with film crew for wedding shoot

11 Aug Canadian couple Cici and Clement decided to take two photographers and two cameramen to Iceland to shoot their wedding photographs.

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