Article Share: Positive Effects of Tourism Boom in Reykjavik

Dr. Gunni, Icelandic musician, journalist, and author, shares his positive and thoughtful interpretation of the question:

Can you name a few things that are a direct result of the touristification of Reykjavik that are actually beneficial for its inhabitants? 

In addition to new jobs and well attended events, he also comments on how Icelanders are encouraged to expand their horizons beyond that of their usual haunts in search of less tourist-congested city center. What positive effects of tourism do you see in your city?