Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland has been added to the Environment Agency of Iceland’s list of endangered areas.
A buttered roll with ham and cheese being sold for ISK 1,190 [USD 11, EUR 10] is an anomaly, according to Helga Árnadóttir, director of the Icelandic Travel Industry Association.
The booking site Airbnb has continued to see a rise in popularity in Iceland alongside increased tourist demand.
Thousands of tourists have pledged to behave responsibly on their travels in Iceland since a campaign run by tourism promotion site Inspired by Iceland kicked off on Friday.
Offensive slogans, initials, and other words have been carved into a moss-covered hillside in the Nesjavellir Geothermal area in Southwest Iceland.
‘Luxury Travel Guide,’ a subscription travel publication aimed at affluent travelers, has named West Iceland ‘Europe’s Most Scenic Destination’ in 2017.
Travel media site Túristi published an article last Friday questioning whether the very way in which tourists are counted has led to an overstatement of their numbers.
Some travel companies distribute videos showing off-road driving in Iceland and poor treatment of nature.
Vehicles designed for more than eight passengers, as well as specially equipped mountain trucks, will be prohibited from driving in certain parts of downtown Reykjavík, beginning June 1.
There is disquiet among those who put on artistic and cultural events at Harpa Concert and Conference Center in Reykjavík. The reason is the selection of retail outlets they share the building with.
Iceland’s finance minister, Benedikt Jóhannesson, has put forward plans to increase VAT on tourism related services, while lowering the overall highest VAT rate.
Damage has been caused to woodland this winter by visitors to Brúará river, since the waterfall Brúarfoss gained sudden and unprecedented internet fame.
María Pálsdóttir, actress and entrepreneur, plans to re-open a disused tuberculosis treatment center.
106 cruise ships are booked to visit the West Fjords town of Ísafjörður this summer—prompting speakers at a recent conference on the topic to call for a coordinated strategy and rules to be put in place. Putting rules in place won’t stop the ships from coming, one speaker promised.
KEA investment company has decided to begin the construction of a 150-room hotel at Hafnarstræti 80 in Akureyri, North Iceland.
Landowners by Helgafell mountain, near the town of Stykkishólmur, West Iceland, have begun charging visitors a fee of ISK 400.
The largest vehicle for glacier travel ever built in Iceland, and possibly the largest glacier truck in the world, should be ready this spring.
Travel service companies in Skútustaðahreppur district by Mývatn lake and the district itself have obtained an extension until June to provide plans for sewer improvements.
Preliminary figures show that gross domestic product in Iceland grew by 7.2 percent in real terms last year.