Last year the number of foreign visitors to Iceland rose by 40 percent, displacing fishing as the country’s top industry. But there are drawbacks to the boom, and economists warn it could be fuelling a new bubble.
Tourism brings money to Iceland. But Icelanders seem slowly to becoming more fed up with the crowds. Is the North Atlantic island nation heading for an overdose?
Eating lunch in Italy's Bolgheri wine country, it is not hard to understand why the number of international visitors to this bucolic corner of Tuscany has doubled in five years.
Iceland's biggest national park includes volcanoes, the continent's biggest glacier and spectacular vistas. It is also home to magnificent waterfalls powered by mountains of melting ice.
Data just released show that Iceland's economy grew by 7.2 percent last year. The impressive growth is closely linked to the small island's seemingly never-ending influx of tourists.
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