Some Highland Routes Open, but Travelers Warned

Several highland routes have been opened today, including into Dreki and Kverkfjöll, as well as the north of Kjalvegur. The highlands have remained closed unusually long this year due to very heavy winter snow and a cool, late spring.
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Workshop on Adventure Tourism in Iceland

North Atlantic Tourism Association (NATA), the Icelandic Tourist Board, and the Adventure Travel Trade Association in association with Keilir, Atlantic Centre of Excellence invite you to participate in a two day work shop about Adventure Tourism in the North Atlantic.
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Signing of Code of Conduct for Responsible Whale Watching

IceWhale – The Icelandic Association of Whale Watchers conducted a seminar and workshop February 19 and 20. The seminar is part of a series of seminars held by IceWhale, run in cooperation with the American Embassy in Iceland. The seminars are held in the wake of education visits last spring sponsored by the U.S. State Department.
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NATA invites tourism and travel support applications

NATA (North Atlantic Tourism Association) is an organisation that promotes and supports cooperation in tourism for the West Nordic countries: Greenland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. NATA now invites tourism and travel support applications. The deadline for applications is Wednesday February 25. 2015.
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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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