3 arrested in Egyptian resort bombings


3 arrested in Egyptian resort bombings — Police arrested three people Tuesday in the triple bomb attack that ripped apart a Sinai beach resort promenade at the height of Egypt’s tourist season, killing at least 24 people and injuring more than 60, many of them foreigners. (AP)

Bush orders probe into gas price cheating — President Bush, under pressure to do something about gasoline prices that are expected to stay high through the summer, has ordered an investigation into possible cheating in the markets. (AP)

Cendant might sell travel services unit
— Cendant Corp. said Monday that it was considering selling its travel services division, including the Orbitz and CheapTickets websites, to help pay down debt. The unit could fetch as much as $4.5 billion, sources familiar with the situation said. (Reuters)

One day that economy ticket might buy you a place to stand
— The airlines have come up with a new answer to an old question: How many passengers can be squeezed into economy class? A lot more, it turns out, especially if an idea still in the early stage should catch on: standing-room-only “seats.” (The New York Times)

Logan balks on Registered Traveler program — A number of airports, including Boston’s Logan International, are balking at participating in a federal program designed to speed registered travelers through security checkpoints. (The Boston Globe)

Airline will lower fares to NYC — US Airways announced Monday that it will be reducing fares to the New York City area. The cheaper flights will be available July 12 at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport, according to the airline’s Web site. (News14.com)

Another shade of green: Tribes tap into golf — In Minnesota and elsewhere, American Indian tribes that have mastered the casino gambling trade are increasingly venturing into the golf course business. (AP)

King reigns over Tennessee ads — Beginning Monday, Elvis Presley appeared with fellow Tennessean Dolly Parton in a television ad designed to drum up tourism for the state. (USA Today)

Fliers wanting food, fun better bring their wallet — Some airlines have tried to cut costs by eliminating meals, while others have attempted to boost revenue by selling them. Most carriers sell headsets for watching movies, and some rent digital entertainment units, pay-per-view movies or televisions. But others give headsets for free or don’t charge for TV or satellite radio. (USA Today)

South Africa becoming more popular for tourists — A record 7.3 million foreign visitors flocked to South Africa last year, up from 6.7 million in 2004. The country has become an increasingly popular destination since the dismantling of apartheid because of its spectacular scenery and wildlife, combined with cultural heritage and history. (AP)

Bishop in Croatia seeks bikini ban — A bishop on a northwestern Croatian island has asked authorities to declare a “decency zone” in the city’s center, to ban regular summertime promenades of tourists wearing nothing but swimsuits. (AP)

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