Bar owner, dance instructor and photographer George Leite, in an ad for Promote Iceland.

Icelandic Tap Water: Free Luxury

News Tagged with “Tourism”
One of the Chinese birds, "inspecting" the landscape.

Chinese Puffins on Hrísey Island

25 May One hundred-fifty Chinese puffins have arrived in Hrísey island, North Iceland.

Horse farmer Hörður offers the highest Airbnb-rated recreational experience in Iceland.

Popular Recreation Offered by the Locals

25 May Recreation offered by the locals is becoming more and more popular in Iceland.

United Airlines' Boeing 757-200 aircraft at Keflavík International Airport.

Direct Flights to Newark and Minneapolis This Summer

21 May Two US airlines have announced they’ll be offering direct flights to Iceland this summer.

Pink Iceland wedding photo.

Safe to Walk Hand in Hand in Iceland

17 May “LGBT and queer tourists sometimes experience hindrances, inconvenience, prejudice and even violence during their travels, which is why Pink Iceland was founded.”

From Djúpivogur.

Iceland’s Happiest Town

11 May Djúpivogur, the East Fjords, is the only municipality in Iceland to be part of the international Cittaslow movement.

A large cruise ship in Sundahöfn port, Reykjavík.

Record Cruise Ship Summer Ahead

9 May This year will be a record one in terms of cruise ship arrivals in Iceland, as well as passenger numbers.

From Ljubljana, the city in Slovenia where the real Urha Polona lives. She, too, is a victim of the fraud.

European Rent Fraud Reaches Iceland

7 May “This is fraud. Don’t book, buy or rent anything!”

The ferry Herjólfur in Landeyjahöfn harbor. Vestmannaeyjar islands in the background.

Islanders Delighted as Harbor Opens

3 May To the delight of the residents of Vestmannaeyjar islands, Landeyjahöfn harbor, South Iceland, opened yesterday for the season.

Tourists are generally very pleased with their stay in Iceland, according to a travel industry expert.

Price and Quality Must Go Together

29 Apr Tourists who visit Iceland are generally very pleased with their stay, a travel industry expert reports, even though Iceland is among the world’s most expensive destinations.

Hreiðar Her­manns­son, director of Stracta Hotel.

New Low-Cost Airline Planned

24 Apr An Icelandic hotel director has plans to establish a new low-cost airline.

A guide, talking to a group of tourists.

Immigrants’ Role in Tourism Boom

12 Apr The boom in tourism industry in Iceland in recent years would have been impossible without immigrants.

Skarfabakki harbour in Reykjavik.

Record number of cruise ships to Iceland this year

22 Jan The year 2019 will be the largest for cruise ships and cruise ship passenger numbers in Iceland according to marketing manager of Reykjavik Harbour. This increase has been steady in recent years.

Over  2,3 million tourists visited Iceland last year.

Smallest increase in tourists to Iceland since 2010

17 Jan Tourists increased by 5.5 percent between 2017 and 2018 and this is the smallest increase in tourists since the year 2010 but in that year there was a decline in tourists by 1.1 from the previous year.

New hotels in Reykjavik.

1500 new hotel rooms for Reykjavik in next two years

13 Dec Around 1500 hotel rooms will be put into use in the space of the next two years. This is the same as 15 average sized city hotels. With each hotel room costing an average of 35 million ISK this investment is around 53 billion ISK.

Andri Már Ingólfsson, owner of Primera Air which went bankrupt on Monday.

Primera Air goes under, owner "immensely disappointed"

3 Oct Andri Már Ingólfsson, owner of Primera Air who went under on Monday and asked for suspension of payments says that this conclusion to events is immensely disappointing.




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