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A lava eruption at Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano continues after officials elevated the volcano’s “ash alert” status to its highest level.
In the latest news on the Iceland volcano emergency, the area around the Bardarbunga volcano is being evacuated and all tourism activity inside the national park surrounding the volcano have been suspended.
Aiming to lure more and more tourists to the country, Iceland just launched a new promotional campaign called ‘Share the Secret’. This is a new campaign by Inspired by Iceland, which aims to showcase local attractions and beautiful places known by locals. Local residents are encouraged to share their secrets, their special places, and all other […]
More and more US tourists are arriving in Iceland in 2012, compared to the same time-frame in 2011. The numbers are expected to skyrocket in 2013. Icelandair has already announced a 15 percent increase in flights for the upcoming months.
EasyJet has asked the European Union to help fund a new volcanic ash detection system for aircraft. The technology, developed by the Norwegian Institute for Air Research, is designed to do what radars cannot: detect the presence of dangerous dust particles and volcanic ash in the air, giving them time to adjust course. The detection […]