Number of foreign tourists up 13%

Seventy-three thousand foreign tourists left the country via Keflavík International Airport in the month of September. This is 8,500 more people than the same month last year, an increase of 13 percent.

The majority of these travelers were from the United States, approximately 16 percent. The second-largest nationality was British, or 11 percent, followed by citizens of Denmark, Sweden and France.