The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express heads to Berlin in 2016 A journey through time. the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express embarks on a new journey to Berlin taking guests on a fascinating journey through time. In the tradition of the first pioneering days of rail travel, this new route links three historic European capital cities, London, Paris and Berlin. The inaugural departure leaves from London to Berlin via Paris on Thursday 2 June 2016. Continue reading
I am delighted to share with you the news that Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. has today embarked on an exciting new chapter in our journey. From 10 March 2014, we will be marketing our exceptional collection under a new brand name – Belmond.
Belmond was selected, after careful consideration, as a name that resonates with our celebrated collection of hotels, river cruises and trains. We fully expect to heighten the awareness of our luxury travel experiences amongst existing and potential new guests, and enable our valued travel partners to sell our portfolio with confidence. Continue reading
LGTNetwork is proud and honored to welcome El Encanto by Orient-Express to our exclusive list of luxury hotels worldwide. One of the 11 Orient-Express properties to join LGTNetwork in 2014. This iconic hotel has been meticulously restored to capture all the original romance and glamour that endeared it to both the Santa Barbara community and vacationers in search of seclusion and charm. Original architectural features have been lovingly brought back to life, while modern additions include an expansive outdoor swimming pool and beautiful boutique spa.Learn more on them at www.elencanto.com. LGTNetwork
LGTNetwork is proud and honored to welcome Copacabana Palace Hotel by Orient-Express to our exclusive list of luxury hotels worldwide. One of the 11 Orient-Express properties to join LGTNetwork in 2014. Positioned adjacent to the celebrated beach, Copacabana Palace is South America’s most famous hotel. Known for its glamorous clientele since the Roaring Twenties, its art deco façade invites guests to enter a world of elegance and style. Fabulous suites with a black marble private pool sit high on the 6th floor. Chandelier-hung ballrooms host the city’s most exciting parties. And a splendid swimming pool with the adjacent ice-cool Bar do Copa sets the scene for A-list socialites to soak up the sun.Learn more on them at www.copacabanapalace.com. You may also read the review on this property, by our Founding member Carlos Melia, upon his stay, at CarlosMeliaBlog. LGTNetwork