Christmas opening hours

The majority of shops and services in Reykjavik and other major cities extend their opening hours in the run up to Christams until December 23rd, most staying open until 10pm.
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Record Number of Tourists in November

In November 61,000 tourists visited Iceland, 31 percent more tourists than in the same month last year and five times more tourists than 12 years ago, which is when the Icelandic Tourist Board first started counting visitors to Iceland arriving at Keflavík International Airport.
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Eruption Continues North of Vatnajökull Glacier

The eruption north of Vatnajökull Glacier continues, with no signs of abating. The eruption is in a remote, uninhabited area and causes no immediate threat to people or populated areas. Travelers are advised to monitor the latest information on the web and visit the nearest tourist information center.
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Iceland becomes part of the EuroVelo route

Iceland is on it‘s way to become a part of the EuroVelo project, a netwotk of long distance cycle routes in Europe. This brings the EuroVelo project to Iceland at last.
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EasyJet Offering More Flights To And From Iceland

easyJet announced at a press conference today that the company will increase its flights to and from Iceland in the coming year.
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Opening of Mountain Roads

Many mountain roads are still closed because of snow and muddy conditions, which makes them impassable.
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Ice Tunnel to Open Next Year

The ice tunnel being constructed in Langjökull glacier is set to open next year. At 300 meters, the man-made ice tunnel will be the largest in Europe and among the largest in the world.
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Travel Safety Info to Appear on Screens Around Iceland

Thirty screens with travel safety information will be set up at the main tourist spots around Iceland. The monitors are part of a new information system run by the Safe Travel project.
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Tourism Industry Iceland’s Largest Export Product

Revenue from Iceland’s tourism industry totaled close to ISK 275 billion (USD 2.4 billion, EUR 1.7 billion) in 2013, making it the country’s largest export product for the first time.
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World’s most intrepid tourist

Inspired by Iceland is looking for the world’s most intrepid tourist to go on the ultimate Secret Tour of Iceland.
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