Divers in Silfra fissure.

Can Silfra Remain Open to Tourists?

News Tagged with “Tourists”
The northern lights, seen from the old Þjórsárbrú bridge, South Iceland, the weekend before last.

Attracted by the Northern Lights

7 Oct This is the season of the northern lights, and tourists flock to Iceland to see them.

From Aurora Basecamp last weekend, when the northern lights made an appearance.

Northern Lights Center Opens in Hafnarfjörður

4 Oct Aurora Basecamp, a new northern lights center, opened this week on the outskirts of the town of Hafnarfjörður.

Tourists by Goðafoss waterfall, North Iceland.

Nearly 2.2 Million Tourists Expected 2021

26 Sep After experiencing a roughly 13 percent decline in the number of tourist this year, the Icelandic tourism industry is expected to grow again next year.

Rental Cars Put Load on Roads

20 Sep Foreign tourists increasingly travel around Iceland in rental cars, resulting in increased wear of Icelandic roads.


Ready to Die For Picture

11 Sep We’ve heard of pictures to die for. But one tourist in Iceland seems to take that term literally.

Seals are the main attraction in Hvammstangi, Northwest Iceland.

Nearly 80 Percent of Tourists Use Rental Cars

25 Aug Foreign tourists visiting Iceland increasingly choose to travel around the country in rental cars, or close to 80 percent of them.

From the GeoSea baths.

GeoSea Baths among World’s Greatest Places

24 Aug The GeoSea geothermal sea baths in Húsavík, Northeast Iceland, is listed on Time Magazine’s Greatest Places 2019.

Pilot whales on Löngufjörur beach.

Higher Temps or Tourists?

18 Aug Warmer ocean temperatures, due to global warming, may explain why pilot whales have been spotted more often around Iceland in recent years.

The steel frames are ready.

Simulating Northern Lights for Tourists

15 Aug Aurora Basecamp, a new northern lights center, is under construction outside the town of Hafnarfjörður, south of Reykjavík.

From a café in downtown Reykjavík.

Dill Closes and Other Restaurants Open

8 Aug Dill, the only Icelandic restaurant to have earned a Michelin star, has closed.

Rude in Translation

29 Jul Do you find us, Icelanders, rude?

Tourists Spend More than Before

19 Jul In June, card expenditure of tourists in Iceland exceeded that of June, last year.

Queen Mary 2.

Queen Mary 2 Expected Today

19 Jul At 8 am today, the longest passenger ship ever to arrive in Iceland is expected to arrive in Sundahöfn harbor in Reykjavík.

Vincent Tan.

Tan Wants to Build Luxury Hotel in Iceland

17 Jul The future owner of Icelandair Hotels, Vincent Tan, believes that the Icelandic hotel market has great opportunities for connecting Iceland and Asia.

From Keflavík International Airport.

Number of Tourists in Iceland Down by 20 Percent

15 Jul The number of tourists in Iceland in May was 173,000, representing a 17 percent decrease from the same period last year,




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