27% Increase In Tourism This Year - The Reykjavik Grapevine

27% Increase In Tourism This Year

New information released by the Icelandic Tourist Board has revealed that 27.2% more tourists have ventured over to Iceland so far this year than in the same period in 2012.
311,409 tourists have visited Iceland so far this year, Pressan reports, with the greatest increase year over year being seen in the wintry months at the outset of the year.
Comparing June 2012 to June 2013, the latter saw 15,500 more people enjoying their holiday in Iceland, a 20.9% increase from 2012.
Tourist numbers have tripled over the past 12 years. No wonder the city needs more centrally located hotels!


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