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.
It could prove necessary to close hotels around Mývatn if no progress is made soon with regard to sewage treatment, according to the chairman of the regional health and safety committee. He is calling upon the national government to invest in infrastructure to protect Lake Mývatn and Laxá river...
An Icelandic travel service company called Kúkú Campers is under attack for its aggressive marketing methods.
There is high demand for credit in the banking system in Iceland and levels of investment have increased, according to director of Íslandsbanki, Birna Einarsdóttir. She says that society finds itself in a very different place today than in 2007, before the banking crash.
Keflavík Airport was closed for passenger flight overnight due to an overtime ban of air traffic controllers.
Tourists appear to be paying new warning signs on Reynisfjara beach little heed, and continue to put themselves at risk from deadly waves.
ICE-SAR, the Icelandic search & rescue association, has identified many locations near to lakes, rivers and the sea which pose elevated drowning risk to locals and visitors.
Contractors this week demolished Exeter House, on Tryggvagata in Reykjavík, against planning rules. All work on the site has been stopped and the City of Reykjavík is likely to report the demolition to the police for criminal investigation. The chairman of the planning committee describes the...
The Vatnajökull National Park has issued a warning regarding the seasonal weakening of the walls of ice caves in Vatnajökull glacier.
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.
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.
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.
Minister of Industries and Innovation Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir hopes that work on projects ensuring tourist safety will begin as soon as possible.
A jewelry store, which has been operating on Laugavegur, downtown Reykjavík, since 1904, will be replaced by a tourist shop.
According to updated projections by Isavia, the company which runs Keflavík International Airport, 6.7 million passengers will go through the airport this year, RÚV reports.
Following the drowning of a tourist at Reynisfjara beach near Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, earlier this month, authorities erected a second warning sign yesterday.
It may only be February, but signs of the country’s tourism boom were clearly visible along the Golden Circle today.
Promote Iceland has just launched a new marketing effort called Iceland Academy―a web-based introduction to Iceland