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Icelanders starting to ask how many tourists the tiny nation can...

THINGVELLIR, Iceland — In Iceland's Thingvellir national park, a wooden bridge covers a crack in the paved road leading to the site where the world's oldest parliament was founded in 930.

Iceland hosts world’s largest supper club

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - This weekend, the country of Iceland hosted the world's largest supper club. Visitors from around the globe dined at a hidden location in the fashionable Old Harbor.

Iceland’s tourist numbers up by nearly 16 percent

The Arctic winter may be long and dark but one light still shines bright in the land of the midnight sun -- Iceland's booming tourist trade.

Iceland invites tourists to experience a traditional Christmas

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Inspired by Iceland is showcasing a taste of the country's unique festive traditions at the heart of Reykjavik's Christmas village.

WOW Air takes over Iceland Express

ICELAND (eTN) - Iceland’s WOW Air took a major step today in securing its position in the low-cost carrier market by overtaking its main competitor – Iceland Express.

Iceland tourism braces for huge VAT increase

The government of Iceland is proposing a whopping increase to its VAT (value added tax) from its current 7% to 25.5%.

With WOW Air to Iceland?

ICELAND (eTN) - WOW Air is a brand-new, low-cost air carrier connecting Iceland to 12 destinations in Europe starting June 2012.

Iceland popular with airlines

ICELAND (eTN) - Eighteen airlines have applied for permission to fly to Iceland in 2012 according to Fridthor Eydal, the spoksman of Isavia – Iceland‘s state-owned airport and air navigation servi

Icelanders to tourists: Come to our homes this winter

At 4:00 pm today, November 9, Iceland's president, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, will invite tourists into his own home for traditional Icelandic pancakes with whipped cream and rhubarb jam, Visit Island h

Foreign Office warns UK tourists not to bring any whale meat...

Up to 70,000 Britons who visit Iceland each year have been given a stiff warning by the Foreign Office not to bring home any whale meat, saying to do so is in breach of international law protecting en

Icelandic President leading the nation to open homes to tourists

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - In an unprecedented and historic move, the President of Iceland Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, will make a momentous speech this afternoon in which he will invite tourists into his own h

Iceland to host aviation leaders forum on airports and airlines winter...

Top airports and airlines executives, regulators and scientists will meet in Iceland on 10 October 2011 and develop the first winter operation procedures standard.

First Winter Operation Forum for airports and airlines to be held

Keilir Aviation Academy announced "The First Winter Operation Forum" presented in partnership with AirTransportNews, ACI, AEA, SITA, Icelandair, and the Ministry of Transport in Iceland.

Warming up to Iceland

Though many may think of long dark nights and bleak white expanses, Iceland is actually a country full of color and life.

Reykjavik earns UN distinction as a City of Literature

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has designated the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik, as a “City of Literature” in recognition of its efforts to preserve,

Volcanic eruption in Iceland seems to be over

ICELAND (eTN) - The Grimsvotn Lakes eruption in Vatnajokull glacier in Iceland seems to be over.

Hundreds of flights cancelled due to volcanic ash

An ash cloud from Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano began to reach London's Heathrow airport around lunchtime. Heathrow is the world's busiest international air travel hub.

That’s a really good idea

Except for an occasional volcano, Iceland is perhaps one of the best places on the planet to live, work, climb mountains, scale glaciers, ride bikes, and get rid of pesky acne (in the geothermal baths

Aviation experts drop bombshell in Ash Cloud aftermath regarding value of...

LONDON (eTN) – During a panel discussion attended by experts at the recently concluded World Travel Market, delegates were told: “The airline industry should have seized the opportunity to show it

Iceland’s foreign minister tackles climate change and same-sex marriage

(eTN) - Geothermal energy could answer a substantial part of the energy demands of many poorer countries, Iceland's foreign minister said last week in New York, telling United Nations Member States th

Atlantic Conference on Eyjafjalljokull and Aviation in Iceland

Keilir Aviation Academy, in cooperation with the Icelandic Ministry of Transport, the Civil Aviation Administration, ISAVIA, the Meteorological Office, the Institute of Earth Sciences, Icelandair, the

Scotland tourism chair says Iceland volcano ash threat is an opportunity

The new chairman of VisitScotland, the country's national tourism marketing agency, said that while a further eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano would be “devastating” for incoming ai

Gays can soon travel to Iceland to marry

(eTN) – It looks like the buzz is once again on Iceland.

Tourist plunges to his death in Iceland

(eTN) A German tourist died Wednesday after plunging off the edge of Latrarbjargs sea cliff to a rocky beach more than 100 meters below.

Iceland officials say volcano tourism has become explosively popular

Iceland Tourism officials say they are "dusting off the welcome mat," as day-to-day life returns to normal after the recent Eyjafjallajokull volcanic eruption.

Air Seychelles provides exemplary service over ash disruptions

In view of the restrictions of European aviation bodies, Air Seychelles decided to operate their Rome–London flight with a turnaround in Rome, i.e., passengers to London would have to make their onw