The new series of pop-up evenings aboard the British Pullman hosted by an array of award-winning celebrity chefs, together with Executive Head Chef Robbie Gleeson, is announced for 2014.
Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. announced that John M. Scott III has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director. Mr. Scott, 47, is an experienced operator of luxury hotels who most recently served as President and CEO of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, where he oversaw a portfolio of 17 ultra-luxury hotels located in seven countries with combined revenues of more than $500 million.
Orient-Express has announced Andrew Cook has been appointed general manager of the British Pullman train. Cook will oversee all areas of the business for the British Pullman and will be based in London, reporting into Gary Franklin, managing director, Trains & Cruises.
Throughout December, the British Pullman and Northern Belle trains offer a host of seasonal journeys that include trips to some of Britain’s finest Christmas markets, carols at historic cathedrals, unique and exclusive shopping events and delicious festive fare.
The Royal Scotsman, the UK’s only luxury sleeper train, offers unique and explorative rail voyages right through the heart of the Scottish Highlands, bringing to life its magical and rugged landscape; a reminder that there is no need to travel across the world to find spectacular scenery, cultural inspiration and moments of tranquillity.
Orient-Express’ luxurious Savute Elephant Camp and Khwai River Lodge in Northern Botswana are now wilder than ever before.
Orient-Express opens the doors to Palacio Nazarenas, one of the year’s most eagerly anticipated openings, and the latest addition to its exclusive portfolio of hotels and trains in Peru.
Orient-Express prides itself on being able to offer its guests the most authentic experiences at each and every one of its properties around the world. This philosophy extends to their innovative spa treatments that feature on spa menus in hotels in Laos, Iguassu, and Cape Town, where the spa experience is much more than just a way to relax – it is a slice of local culture and provides an extension of guests’ cultural experience.
Orient-Express appoints Ali Kasikci as Regional Managing Director for North America, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Whether you are a serious gourmand or just enjoy discovering the local cuisine and culture, Orient-Express has a range of culinary experiences to suit every taste.
A newly launched programme, Maroma’s Mexican Immersion, aims to incorporate as much of the local culture into relaxed daily resort life as possible. From traditional spa treatments and time-honoured Mexican cuisine to staff that, when requested, will converse only in Spanish, Maroma Resort and Spa is an idyllic retreat where guests can indulge in a splash of Mexico’s enthralling ancient culture. Set among verdant jungle beside a white sandy beach, on one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the Riviera Maya, Maroma Resort and Spa is pure escapism with a touch of Mayan magic.