Warning - Violent storm in more or less ALL ICELAND!

Safetravel has issued a warning for December 10 – 11, 2019. Violent storm in more or less ALL ICELAND!
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SafeTravel information for the next few days

SafeTravel connects travelers in Iceland with essential resources to help reduce their exposure to risks and ensure a safe and comfortable travel experience. Here you find information for the next few days.
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New Map Improves Tourist Safety

Safetravel.is, the official source for safe travel in Iceland, has introduced a new map of travel conditions which combines what used to be three maps in one, mbl.is reports. Minister of Tourism Þórdís Kolbrún R. Gylfadóttir formally launched the map yesterday.
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Tourism in figures – November 2019

„Tourism in figures – November 2019“ was published to day. This is one of the monthly publications of the Icelandic Tourism Board (ITB), a short compilation of the most recent statistics about tourism and tourists gathered by ITB as well as data from Statistics Iceland. The emphasis is on looking at data from recent years to find changes, that may have occured.
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18.4% decrease in October

Departures of foreign passengers from Iceland via Keflavik airport were about 163 thousand in October, according to figures from the Icelandic Tourist Board, or about 36 thousand less than in October 2018. The decrease between years is 18.4%.
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First 5 Star Hotels in Iceland

The names of the first five star hotels in Iceland were announced last week. These are The Retreat Hotel - Blue Lagoon, a five Star Superior Hotel, and Hótel Grímsborgir, a five Star Hotel. This is a major, positive milestone for tourism in Iceland, since quality has been an important emphasis in recent years, both in government policies and the tourism sector in general.
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Requisition – Termination of a travel agency licence - Iceland Advice ehf.

The travel agency license of Iceland Advice ehf., kt. 490316-1240, Flatahrauni 31, 220 Hafnarfirði has been terminated following suspension of operations.
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Tourism in figures – October 2019

„Tourism in figures – October 2019“ have been published recently. This is one of the monthly publications of the Icelandic Tourism Board (ITB), a short compilation of the most recent statistics about tourism and tourists gathered by ITB as well as data from Statistics Iceland. The emphasis is on looking at data from recent years to find changes, that may have occured.
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Vatnajökull National Park added to UNESCO‘s World Heritage List

Vatnajökull National Park has been inscribed on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. The decision, which was taken at a meeting of the World Heritage Committee in Baku, Azerbaijan last Friday, confirms that the natural environment of the Park and the Nature Reserve at Lónsöræfi have a unique value to humankind.
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16.7% decrease in June

Departures of foreign passengers from Iceland via Keflavik airport were about 195 thousand in June, according to figures from the Icelandic Tourist Board and Isavia, or about 39 thousand less than in June 2018. The decrease between years is 16.7%.
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