Archive for March, 2012

15 tourists killed as bus plunges down ravine

Filed under: Travel News Rex Fifteen people have been killed after a tourist bus plunged down a ravine in north China’s Shanxi Province. The 35-seat bus, which was carrying 34 people, was en route to Jinzheng City in Shanxi Province from neighbouring Henan Province at the time of the incident. The crash is reported to [...]

Two British cruise ships turned away from Argentina port

Filed under: Travel News PA Two British cruise ships carrying a combined 3,300 passengers have been turned away from an Argentina port after visiting the Falklands. The Adonia and Star Princess arrived off Tierra Del Fuego on Monday, but were not allowed to dock in Ushuaia. The move could be seen as a snub in [...]

New Routemaster bus starts first day of service in London

Filed under: Travel News Rex Boris’ new hop-on, hop-off bus started its first day of service in London today. The new Routemaster bus will run between Victoria Station to Hackney, and will not run at night or on weekends. The launch of the bus, which will be staffed with conductors, was delayed by a week [...]