It’s proving hard to get the message to tourists to show caution at the most popular tourist destinations.
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.
A special police watch has been set up on Reynisfjara beach after a Chinese tourist lost his life there yesterday, when he was swept out by a wave.
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.
The Hungarian low-budget airline Wizz Air will be offering direct service between Keflavík and Budapest, starting March 27.
The number of passengers going through Keflavík International Airport reached a record number last year.
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.
The number of passengers going through Keflavík Airport is expected to increase by 25 percent next year, reaching more than six million.
Comprehensive cooperation between authorities, municipalities, and the travel industry has been announced in a new policy for the travel industry.
Gray Line will be offering direct bus service between Akureyri and Keflavík Airport as of next spring.
Police in Iceland often have trouble collecting fines from motorists for speeding past speed cameras.
According to the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police there was no truth to the story of a tourist being mugged in central Reykjavík yesterday.