Hiking Tourist Found Unharmed

A tourist, who had called for assistance after getting lost hiking along Fimmvörðurháls, in the highlands in South Iceland, was found unharmed in his tent last night.

Keflavík International Airport

Iceland Expects 1.73 Million Tourists

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.


Warning Signs on Reynisfjara Beach

Today is the last day police will stand watch on Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland, following the death of a Chineses tourist, who was swept out to sea by a wave on February 10.

Keflavik International Airport

Record Number of Tourists in January

The Icelandic Tourist Board has published new statistics showing that the number of foreign tourists in Iceland has never been higher in January than it was this year.

Overnight Stays up by 36 Percent

The number of overnight stays at Icelandic hotels in December last year increased by 36 percent compared with December of 2014, from 133,300 to 181,900, according to Statistics Iceland.

TF-LIF Icelandic Coastguard Helicopter

British Hikers Rescued Three Times

The Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter was called out shortly after noon yesterday to pick up a British hiking team in Emstrur, between Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk.