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New EU regulations on bus and coach passenger rights

SOFIA, Bulgaria - A new European Union regulation on bus and coach passenger rights came into effect on March 1, 2013, providing bus and coach travelers throughout the EU with new rights, the European

43 dead in bus, train collision in Ukraine

A collision between a bus and a train in the Ukraine on Tuesday left 43 people dead and nine others injured, officials said.

8 tourists killed, 13 injured in Morocco bus crash

RABAT - Eight Portuguese tourists were killed and 13 wounded on Wednesday when their bus overturned in northern Morocco, local government officials said.

1 dead, 25 injured in tourist bus crash in Victoria

A bus rollover claimed the life of a Vietnamese man and seriously injured two others after a sightseeing trip to Victoria's Great Ocean Road yesterday.

Abu Dhabi sends air ambulance to assist with Seychelles bus accident...

President James Michel received a message of support and sympathy from the President of the United Arab Emirates and the Emir of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, following the bus accide

Tour bus crashes in Philippines, 15 tourists dead, many injured

MANILA — At least 15 tourists including Iranians and Pakistanis were killed when their bus fell into a ravine in the Philippines, police said on Sunday.

A welcome facelift for Puduraya Bus Station in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur (KL) has always be seen by the Malaysian government as the symbol for a modern high-tech Malaysia.

Bus fares to upcountry Kampala destinations double

Just in time for the peak of holiday travel, bus operators have doubled fares to upcountry destinations to rip off those travelers unable to leave Kampala earlier in the week and cash in on the annual

Jordan bus crash kills Israeli tourist

An Israeli tourist bus overturned near the Jordanian capital of Amman, killing one Israeli tourist and injuring over 30. Ten of the victims are in serious condition.

Toll in China tourist bus crash rises to 20

BEIJING — The death toll in a crash between a tourist bus and a truck in southwestern China has risen to 20 with two more people succumbing to their injuries, state press reported on Sunday.

“Spirit of Aloha Tour” bus launched today

HONOLULU, HI - Marriott's Spirit of Aloha Tour launched today in San Diego, California with a Hawaiian blessing that included traditional chants, conch shell blowers, hula dancers, and musicians.

The Philippine eagle has landed… on the London bus

In line with promoting its latest travel product – birdwatching – the Philippines Department of Tourism (PDOT) is taking it to the busy streets of London this November.

Tourist bus crashes in Egypt, killing 12

CAIRO, Egypt — Twelve people have been killed in a collision between a delivery truck and a bus carrying European and Russian tourists in Egypt's Sinai peninsula. Another 37 are wounded.

Bus crash leaves 16 tourists dead

Istanbul - Sixteen Iranian tourists were killed and 32 injured when their bus careered off a bendy road in eastern Turkey, state news agency Anatolian said on Tuesday.

At least 14 tourists killed in Croatia bus crash

Television news reports say a bus carrying mostly elderly Slovakian tourists crashed on a Croatian highway, killing at least 14 people and injuring 30.

Greyhound scraps ads after Canada bus beheading

TORONTO - Greyhound has scrapped an ad campaign that extolled the relaxing upside of bus travel after one of its passengers was accused of beheading and cannibalizing another traveler.

Bus travel grows as fuel soars, airfares leap

NEW YORK: It's a tale of two cities: Nikita Bernstein, 29, a dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker with a business in Boston, was in need of a cheap way to travel between his two homes.

Taiwan drivers learn to smile at Chinese tourists

Taipei - Taiwan's largest bus company is teaching its drivers how to flash the best smile to welcome Chinese tourists.

Fish ‘n’ chip oil fuelling tourist bus

A New Zealand tour company is claiming a world first with a tourist bus that runs on used cooking oil.Stray, a "hop-on-hop-off" bus network aimed at the backpacker market, has launched the bus to produce cleaner emissions and significant savings on running costs.

China landslide kills 37 tourists, 15 Brits missing

CHENGDU, China — Thirty-seven tourists were killed when their coach was buried in a landslide after a massive earthquake in southwest China while separately officials said they had lost contact with 15 British tourists, state media reported Tuesday.

5 British tourists killed, 15 injured in Ecuador

Five British tourists were killed and 12 injured in a bus crash in Ecuador late on Saturday, the Foreign Office said on Sunday.Four gap-year students and their guide died when their tour bus was in collision with another vehicle as they travelled from the capital Quito to the coastal town of Puerto Lopez.

Low-cost coach company Megabus is betting low-income travellers will jump on...

Low-cost airlines such as WestJet helped to pioneer the concept of a flying bus, but now some motor coach companies are fighting back with cheap seats of their own.When Megabus pulls into Toronto on May 30, it will boast one-way fares to New York City for as little as $1 (plus a 50 cent booking fee) in a bid to whip up interest for the 10-hour road trip.

Your guide to fun on the tour bus in Hawaii

Mix one part current events and geography, an extra-large serving of Hawaiian history, add some sassy humor and you get the flavor of a Grand Circle Island tour of O'ahu with guide Kawika Bell.Bell, 35, works for Roberts Hawaii, the state's largest privately owned tour and transportation company with a fleet of more than 1,000 vehicles and 1,400 employees.

Masked man holds up tourist bus near airport

A GROUP of visiting tourists were harassed on Sunday.The tourists were some of the hundreds that arrived in the country onboard a tourist boat Statendam on Sunday.The group was taken on tour to the historical Bloody Ridge site south of the Henderson airfield but were intercepted on their return. The group encountered a roadblock.