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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Another Record Year at Keflavik International Airport

Keflavik International Airport had another record year in 2013 with 2,751,743 passengers, a 15.6 percent increase from 2012. December was the largest Christmas month to date with 30.1 percent more passengers than last year. The airport has seen a 70 percent increase in passenger traffic in 4 years. A further 18.5 percent increase is expected in 2014.
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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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The 13 Yule Lads and Christmas in Iceland

Christmas traditions in Iceland are closely linked to the 13 Yule Lads. Their home is believed to be at Mývatn in North Iceland, where numerous events take place the weeks before Christmas.
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Overnight Stays in Hotels in Iceland Increases by 14 Percent

Nights spent in hotel rooms in Iceland during the first nine months of the year increased by 14 percent this year. The total number of guest nights totaled 1,644,808 for the period, according to the latest data from Statistics Iceland.
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Iceland World’s Most Peaceful Country

Out of 162 countries, Iceland is the most peaceful country in the world. This is according to a new survey by the Global Peace Index.
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