Indian Hotels Company (IHC) may increase its offer to take over Orient-Express Hotels after the global luxury hotels operator rejected its $1.2 billion bid earlier this week. Tata Group-owned IHC, which currently holds approximately a 7% stake in Orient Express, offered $12.63 per share for the remaining 93% of the US-listed company as it looks to expand its international presence.
Following an unforgettable couple of weeks in London, this Sunday all eyes will turn to Brazil as the torch is handed over to the next host nation.
Luxury hotel company and sophisticated adventure travel operator, Orient-Express has launched its first app for the iPad. The brand new app, available now, complements the recent successful launch of Orient-Express’ latest edition of its ‘Traveller’ magazine.
The iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) will embark on a series of exciting new scheduled rail voyages taking it up to Scandinavia in 2013 and visiting Stockholm for the first time in its history.
Two new Independent Directors nominated.
At 8am on 15th June 2012, Orient-Express will open the doors to its sixth hotel in Peru, Palacio Nazarenas.
Orient-Express Hotels Ltd., owners or part owners and managers of 49 luxury hotel, restaurant, tourist train and river cruise properties in 24 countries, today announced the appointment of Richard M. Levine, as Chief Legal Officer, effective February 21, 2012. Based in New York, Levine will supervise global legal and regulatory matters for the Company.
At 8am on 15th June 2012, Orient-Express will open the doors to its sixth hotel in Peru, Palacio Nazarenas. A former 16th century convent, the all suite hotel will be a contemporary reflection of Cuzco’s culture, elements of which will be reflected in its restaurant. Senzo, the new restaurant at Palacio Nazarenas, will only serve carefully prepared locally sourced Andean cuisine, a first for the city. Orient-Express has instructed and recruited the talents of bright young Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez to oversee all food and beverage at Senzo. Virgilio will ensure that the menu will retain its Andean authenticity whilst featuring his signature avant garde twist, allowing for a delightful journey of gastronomic discovery for all guests.