Finance minister wants to revive tourist tax plans

Finance minister Bjarni Benediktsson hopes to increase the government’s revenue by 2.5 billion ISK per year by charging a tourist fee.

Icelandair offers new German route after Air Berlin collapse

Icelandair is scheduled to begin direct flights from Keflavík International Airport and Dusseldorf in October.

Curio Hilton opens in Reykjavik

Hilton now has 3 hotels in the Icelandic capital.

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Icelandair expanding into Asia

Icelandair hopes to begin scheduled flights to Indian destinations by the end of next year, says company’s CEO.

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One of 25 wonders of the world

Blue Lagoon Iceland is located in the heart of an 800-year-old lava plain on the Reykjanes Peninsula.

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Stay connected with Vodafone in Iceland

With Vodafone prepaid mobile solutions, you gain access to an extensive 4G network in Iceland.

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Stopover in Iceland with Icelandair

When you fly Icelandair across the Atlantic, you can stopover in Iceland for up to seven nights at no additional airfare.

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Iceland Holidays with Discover the World

The world’s leading operator to Iceland.

Iceland’s largest carriers compete for Cleveland passengers bound for Europe

WOW Air and Icelandair will begin direct flights between Keflavík International Airport and Cleveland next month. The flights will be the first trans-Atlantic flights from Cleveland since 2009.

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Icelandic Airbnb hosts earn the most

Icelandic hosts made on average 11,300 US dollars last year; Japanese hosts were the second highest earners, making 10,800 US dollars.

Trained nurse on every flight

Icelandic nurses are choosing to work as flight attendants due to poor pay.

Fewer tourists in March compared to same month last year

The number of foreign tourists in March is likely to have decreased, contrary to what official records claim.