Overnight accommodations booked by foreigners were down this June as compared with June of 2017. At the same time that foreign bookings have been down, however, overnight stays booked by Icelanders have been on the increase.
The Public Health Authority of East Iceland has commented on the poor sewage treatment of two hotels in Southeast Iceland belonging to the Fosshótel chain.
An equal number of tourists in the Reykjavík capital area may be staying in homestays such as Airbnb as in hotels.
The price of hotel accommodation has increased around 60 percent in foreign currency over the last two years.
Overnight stays in Icelandic hotels increased by 25 percent this April as compared to the same time last year.
KEA investment company has decided to begin the construction of a 150-room hotel at Hafnarstræti 80 in Akureyri, North Iceland.
According to the CEO of Landvernd, the Icelandic Environment Association, hotel owners who profit from their proximity to Mývatn lake, North Iceland, are allowed to profit at the cost of the lake without the intervention of institutions whose role it is to protect the lake’s surroundings.
The number of hotel rooms in Reykjavík is expected to increase by 50 percent in the next two to four years.
The Icelandic Environment Association, Landvernd, has demanded that work on a new Fosshotel, just north of lake Mývatn, be halted.
The Environment Agency of Iceland (Umhverfisstofnun) opposes plans by Icelandair Hotels to add on to Hótel Reykjahlíð by Mývatn lake.
At 2 am this morning, police were notified about a missing 12-year-old boy at a hotel on Laugavegur.
Eight people who held cleaning jobs at apartments rented out by a hotel were fired after insisting that they get their own restroom facilities.
Police are investigating the case of a woman who appears to have been the victim of human trafficking at Adam Hotel in Reykjavík.
There are widespread shortages of accommodation space for visitors around Iceland during the high season, meaning tour companies are unable to take interested visitors because there is often nowhere for them to stay.
The editors of Condé Nast Traveller have listed Hótel Búðir, Snæfellsnes, West Iceland, among their favorite hotels in the world.
A veteran of 50 years in hotel management worries about the lack of policy and thought in the tourism industry in Iceland.