Vakinn mentioned in the newly issued ETC handbook on sustainability

A handbook has been published by the European Tourism Council (ETC) on "Encouraging Sustainable Tourism Practices." The handbook guides and encourages the tourism industry to have sustainability as a guiding principle in its organization and operation. Authorities, policymakers, institutions, municipalities, associations, companies, and tourists have an important role in changing what is needed on the road to sustainable tourism.
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152,000 departures of foreign passengers in August

Departures of foreign passengers from Iceland via Keflavík Airport were 152,000 in August, according to figures from the Tourist Board and Isavia, or twice as many as in August 2020. The numbers in 2021 are close to those in 2014. About 336 thousand foreign passengers have departed from Iceland in the period January to August, which is around 25% less than last year. Americans were the largest nationality in August or roughly 38%
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