• Corporate cruise specialists Landry & Kling have a revamped Web site. Go to www.landrykling.com for a free copy of the cruise guide “Sail to Success — A Planner's Guide to Business at Sea” and 360-degree virtual ship tours.

  • Marriott is launching a new luxury hotel brand, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, a joint venture with Italian jeweler Bulgari SpA. The Bulgari portfolio will start out with seven initial hotels in prime locations around the world, each of which will be approved by Bulgari and Marriott on a case-by-case basis. Sites currently under consideration include London, Rome, Paris, New York, Miami, and Southern California.



Bulgari Hotels & Resorts and Marriott's existing luxury brand, Ritz-Carlton, will be operated through a new Luxury Group to be based in Atlanta. William R. Tiefel, vice chairman of Marriott International and chairman of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, will head the new Luxury Group.