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Iceland Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Iceland, a Nordic island nation, is defined by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields. Massive glaciers are protected in Vatnajökull and Snæfellsjökull national parks. Most of the population lives in the capital, Reykjavik, which runs on geothermal power and is home to the National and Saga museums, tracing Iceland’s Viking history.

First International Women In Travel & Tourism Forum will take place in Iceland

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019

Women in Travel CIC, the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women though employability and entrepreneurship in the travel and tourism ... Read More

Keflavik International Airport launches first Schengen area kiosk-based border control solution

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019

Today, the implementation of four kiosks took place at Keflavik International Airport (KEF) in Iceland. The kiosks are part of ... Read More

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ‘drink ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct Bali flight from Ho Chi Minh City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Vietjet officially launched its newest direct route, Ho Chi Minh City – Bali, connecting the largest city in Vietnam to ... Read More

WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded

editor editor- March 28, 2019

This is the email WOW Air passengers received after the airline shut down and flights were canceled: Dear WOW air ... Read More

Any WOW Air reservation may not materialize: Airline has major problems

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019

"Bummer that WOW Air is potentially going under - had a very flawless experience with them. But does this mean ... Read More

Wizz Air first foreign airline to operate double-digit route network from Keflavik

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Keflavik Airport has confirmed that Wizz Air is set to begin flights to Krakow from 16 September, with the carrier ... Read More

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during ... Read More

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the ... Read More

Into the Glacier: Unique Iceland tourist attraction

editor editor- January 9, 2019

The Ice Cave is situated on Langjökull in Iceland and is the second largest glacier and a unique tourist product. Read More

Flight attendant reconnects with Iceland 60 years after emergency landing

editor editor- December 15, 2018

Mother and daughter experience an emotional reunion with a hospital responsible for an unexpected delivery after an emergency landing. Read More

WOW air links Iceland to Asia for the very first time

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018

WOW air has expanded its network from Keflavik Airport by launching the Icelandic hub’s first nonstop flight to Asia, with ... Read More

Strong 6.8 earthquake strikes Jan Mayen Island region

editor editor- November 8, 2018

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake shook the Jan Mayen island region in Svalbard, a Norwegian volcanic island situated in the Arctic ... Read More

Pure Nordic green experience at Hotel Eyja Guldsmeden

editor editor- September 26, 2018

Hotel Eyja Guldsmeden located in the trendy downtown area of Reykjavik is the first hotel in Iceland to be certified ... Read More

Eyja Guldsmeden Hotel awarded Iceland´s first Green Globe Certification

editor editor- September 13, 2018

Green Globe recently awarded Eyja Guldsmenden Hotel its inaugural certification, a boutique hotel in Reykjavik, opened in the spring of ... Read More

Icelandair Optimizes 2019 Schedule

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- September 10, 2018

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Icelandair announced a second bank of flights, expanding their current network and ... Read More

Engine lost: Star Pride luxury cruise ship with 350 passenger stranded

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 8, 2018

A 17 day luxury cruise on the Star Pride from Reykjavik to New York is upgrading to an unexpected adventure for 350 ... Read More

Americans now fly to India on WOW air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 28, 2018

In just over three months, WOW air will launch its much anticipated flight service from the U.S. to Indira Gandhi ... Read More

Iceland encourages responsible tourism with Pledge Button

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2018

Inspired by Iceland celebrates the success of The Icelandic Pledge initiative to encourage responsible travel behavior from visitors. Read More

Tourism Iceland: What about visiting swimming pools in Iceland ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 2, 2018

Swimming in Iceland is not what most visitors think about visiting this northern European Island Country. Cold weather, midnight sun, ... Read More

Icelandair celebrates 100 years of Icelandic sovereignty

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 16, 2018

Transatlantic airline, Icelandair, adds some pride to the skies with the launch of its latest special livery, marking 100 years ... Read More

Keflavik Airport adds three new connections to one big destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2018

As Keflavik Airport in Iceland continues to intensify its solid route network, the coming weeks will see the Icelandic gateway ... Read More

Keflavik to Delhi connects Iceland with India on WOW

editor editor- May 16, 2018

WOW air, Iceland’s low-fare transatlantic airline, announced the launch of its flight operations in India beginning on December 7, 2018. ... Read More

Dallas Fort Worth Airport: 3 new flights, 2 new airlines, 1 new cool destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2018

Customers at Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport have three new, nonstop flights to Iceland just in time for the ... Read More

WOW air’s summer dream job: Move to Reykjavik and do nothing for $4000 a month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2018

Icelandic budget airline WOW air has announced a summer job vacancy which involves moving to Reykjavik and doing nothing but ... Read More

Iceland Air flies out of their way for breathtaking scenery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 17, 2018

"Iceland By Air' provided passengers with a unique flight plan to witness some of the country's breathtaking landscapes such as ... Read More

Iceland invites the world to share in their joy ahead of World Cup debut

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2018

With 100 days until their first ever World Cup match on 16 June, Iceland has kicked off the celebration with ... Read More

S7 Airlines achieves its goal of serving Iceland

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2018

Despite the harsh climate, Iceland has recently been attracting more and more tourists. Read More

WOW air brings back $69 flights to Iceland

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2018

We want to start the year by giving our customers some of the lowest prices available. Read More

Icelandair puts Baltimore back on the map

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2018

BWI service will be in addition to Icelandair's ongoing flights from Washington-Dulles. Read More

Keflavik Airport in Iceland records new routes and 8.8 million passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 10, 2018

Growing by an immense 28% in passenger numbers, Keflavik Airport welcomed 8.8 million passengers by the end of 2017. Seeing ... Read More

UNWTO appoints First Lady of Iceland as Special Ambassador for Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2017

UNWTO launched the Special Ambassadors for Tourism and the SDGs program as a legacy of the International Year of Sustainable ... Read More

Keflavik Airport quickly fills lost German capacity

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 3, 2017

Despite the recent loss of airberlin from its airline roll call, the Icelandic airport is experiencing an immediate reaction to ... Read More

Air Berlin lands in Iceland: Aircraft seized by authorities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 22, 2017

Duesseldorf to Iceland on Air Berlin became a one-way trap for many unsuspected passengers. The Icelandic airport operator Isavia on ... Read More