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Orient Express to open Venice hotel

Orient Express to open Venice hotel

7 May 2022 Press Release Hotel News

Orient Express, part of the Accor group, has signed a partnership agreement with Italian hospitality group Arsenale to open the second Orient Express hotel in Italy at the spectacular Palazzo Donà Giovannelli in Venice.

Orient-Express to rebrand as Belmond

Orient-Express to rebrand as Belmond

25 February 2014 Hotel News Rail & Coach News

Orient-Express Hotels has announced it will market its collection under a new brand, Belmond, from March 10th, 2014. Marking an important new era in the company’s history, the new name seeks to embrace all that is unique about the travel operator.

New seasonal spa experiences from Orient Express Hotels

New seasonal spa experiences from Orient Express Hotels

29 August 2013 Press Release Hotel News Spa News

Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. is dedicated to creating unique experiences, and this ethos extends to the spa treatments offered at each property, which are regularly updated to ensure guests enjoy a truly unforgettable visit. This autumn, innovative new treatments are available on spa menus in hotels in Mallorca, Sicily, Cape Town and California, using nourishing ingredients to leave guests feeling relaxed and revitalised.

The Venice Simplon Orient-Express starts its 2013 season

The Venice Simplon Orient-Express starts its 2013 season

18 March 2013 Rail & Coach News

The crystal glasses are gleaming, the silver is polished, marquetry panels varnished and cabins prepared; arrangements are complete for the start of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express’ 2013 season. This year sees the train head to Scandinavia on a new and exciting itinerary from Venice to Stockholm via Copenhagen and the restoration of two of the 17 iconic carriages, keeping the romance of train travel alive.

La Samanna completes renovation project in St. Martin

La Samanna completes renovation project in St. Martin

6 December 2012 Hotel News

Located on the French side of St. Martin, La Samanna has completed the second phase of an extensive renovation project. Revitalising its long-standing reputation as the ultimate luxury Caribbean destination, the Orient-Express property now features two new restaurants and a revamped lobby with sea views as part of the redesigned main building, as well as refurbished suites and rooms.