Half of Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, one of the top tourist destinations in Iceland, is up for sale.
Nature & Travel
So far during the filming of the action move Fast Eight in Iceland, two diggers have fallen into Lake Mývatn, North Iceland.
British travel agency Discover the World’s decision to scale back its offer of flights this summer between London and Egilsstaðir in East Iceland has been greeted with disappointment.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a storm warning for this evening in Southwest Iceland and the central highlands.
There is increasing discontent among those who run tourist services towards tourists who travel the country in campers.
This year, twenty-five airlines will offer scheduled flights to Keflavík International Airport from more than 80 cities on the both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
Warning signs and hindrances on Dyrhólaey, South Iceland, appear to be disregarded by many tourists.
Ski resorts all around Iceland are open today, Maundy Thursday, and most are expecting a busy day as today is the first public holiday of the five-day-long Easter weekend. However, the capital’s main ski areas are set to remain closed.
The Icelandic Tourist Board’s development fund will this spring provide a total of ISK 647 million (EUR 4.6 million/USD 5.1 million) to 66 projects.
The Reykjavík District Court has ordered the Ministry of the Interior, on behalf of the State, to close the northeast-southwest runway at Reykjavík Airport within 16 weeks, and to re-examine planning rules for the airport in accordance with the runway closure.
Geysir, Iceland’s most famous geyser (and the source of the word) appears to have woken up from a long rest.
Visitors parking vehicles at Þingvellir National Park will need to pay for the privilege starting from May 1.
Atlantsflug begins regular flights tomorrow between the Vestmannaeyjar islands and Bakki Airport in South Iceland.
The number of Chinese tourists in Iceland has increased almost tenfold since 2010, from about 5.000 to about 48,000.
An unusually high level of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) in lake Mývatn in the past two summers is a clear sign of eutrophication in the lake, caused by human activity.
The road leading to the US plane wreck on Sólheimasandur, South Iceland, has been closed by landowners.
Yesterday, an Icelandic heat record for the first 26 days of March was broken in the northernmost town of Iceland, Siglufjörður, when the temperature reached almost 18°C (65°F).
Global warming has a big impact in Höfn, Hornafjörður, Southeast Iceland, where land rises as the weight of glaciers decreases.
The severe weather, that affected the country last evening and overnight, caused damage in several communities.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Northwest Iceland tonight and a strong gale warning for the south and southwest late this afternoon.