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From Mývatn Nature Baths.

Mývant Nature Baths Forced to Turn Some Guests Away

5 Aug Mývatn Nature Baths, North Iceland, has recently only been able to receive a quarter of the people interested in coming there.

Tourists in Þingvellir National Park.

Increased Interest in Visiting Iceland

27 Jul Since July 16, when German tourists were exempted from coronavirus testing at Icelandic borders, their interest in visiting Iceland has increased.

Monika Maier-Albang.

Feeling Free in Iceland

5 Jul Monika Maier-Albang, a journalist for the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, tells Morgunblaðið that coming to Iceland gives her a sense of freedom.

Health care workers, waiting to board Norræna last week.

Passengers Tested On Board Norræna Ferry

2 Jul The ferry Norræna came to harbor in Seyðisfjörður around 11 o’clock this morning, carrying 600 passengers.

A computer-generated image of one of the pedestrian bridges in the plan.

Ambitious Plan Offers New View of Þingvellir

2 Jul A draft land use plan, presented yesterday, proposes building a new tourist information center at Þingvellir National Park.

Chief Epidemiologist Þórólfur Guðnason.

Suggesting Two Tests for Icelanders

2 Jul “For many months to come, even a year, or possible longer, we will need to live with restrictions and a different kind of mindset, due to the coronavirus.”

From Keflavík International Airport.

Passengers Charged for PCR Test as of Today

1 Jul Beginning today, arriving passengers in Iceland will be charged for coronavirus testing.

The weather on Friday couldn't have been better.

Blue Lagoon Reopens

23 Jun The Blue Lagoon, Southwest Iceland, reopened on Saturday, June 19.

From yesterday's press conference.

Will Some Countries Be Exempt from Testing?

23 Jun Icelandic health authorities are considering the possibility of exempting passengers from certain countries from being tested for COVID-19 at ports of entry.

There are advantages to visiting an 'empty' island.

Enjoying Iceland Without the Crowds

19 Jun Among the first visitors to arrive in Iceland on Monday was a crew of CNN reporters.

Director of Health Alma Möller.

Two Active Cases at KEF Airport

19 Jun Since Iceland began offering coronavirus testing at ports of entry on Monday, 2,400 arriving passengers have been tested at Keflavík International Airport.

One Third Wants Refund from Icelandair

18 Jun Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous Icelandair flights were canceled, but obtaining a refund from the airline has proven difficult for customers.

From a testing booth at Keflavík International Airport.

Two People Test Positive at Airport

16 Jun At a press conference this afternoon, Icelandic health authorities revealed that of the 927 people tested at Keflavík International Airport yesterday, two tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Hold off on hugging, health officials advise.

About 900 Travelers Tested at KEF Airport

16 Jun Eight passenger jets arrived at Keflavík International Airport yesterday, carrying about 900 people.

From Keflavík International Airport.

About 600 Passengers Expected at KEF Airport Today

15 Jun Eight flights are expected to arrive at Keflavík International Airport today.


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