Iceland Most Friendly Country for Foreign Tourists

The World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013 was published earlier this month. Iceland and New Zealand were considered most welcoming towards foreign tourists in a ranking of 140 countries.
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43% increase in tourist arrivals in February

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Iceland to Suggest Torfajökull Area as UNESCO Site

The area around the glacier-covered stratovolcano Torfajökull in Iceland’s south-central highlands is considered geologically unique. It is among natural relics Iceland would like to see on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
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DesignMarch 2013

Iceland’s most important annual design festival DesignMarch takes place on 14 ‐ 17.3.2013 in Reykjavík.
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VAKINN Accommodation star rating operational in 2013

The accommodation aspect of the new quality- en envirinmenta system VAKINN becomes operational in 2013.
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