The re-launch follows a complete remodelling and refurbishment, led by French-born and Laos-based architect Francois Greck and carried out by teams of local craftsman, after damage sustained due to Cyclone Nargis. The ship now features larger cabins and a capacity of just 82 passengers, down from 108, making an even more indulgent onboard experience.
Journey through the British countryside indulging in the finest Christmas feasts whilst relaxing as your every need is taken care of by a livered steward. Exquisite food, impeccable service and musical entertainment combine to create an ideal Christmas setting for a special someone.
CHANEL has chosen to produce its latest advertisement for the famous perfume N°5 within the opulent setting of the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
Afloat in France operates bespoke cruises with a fleet of five deluxe barges namely Napoléon, Alouette, Hirondelle, Amaryllis and Fleur de Lys, which glide on some of the most beautiful inland waterways of France. Each péniche-hotel is individual in design and lavishly appointed, can accommodate four to 12 guests and offers high quality dining and tailor-made six night itineraries beginning on Sundays.
Filip Boyen, VP Operations, Orient Express Hotels, talks to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Hotel Investors Conference 2009 (AHIC).
Struggling luxury travel group Orient Express has confirmed it is considering “selective disposals” in an attempt to shore up its finances.It has hired Deutsche Bank to examine a range of options, which could lead to the disposal of some its core operations, a partnership with a new investor or even an outright sale of the whole company.
With Valentine’s just around the corner, the BTN team has been busy playing cupid by hunting down some of the most romantic (and most outlandish) deals out there for those in LURVE.For the classic romantic adventure there’s no better way to snuggle up to your loved one than to embark on the ultimate train journey, the London to Venice on the Orient Express. It’s unique voyage that will never be forgotten. Try treating your loved one to a candlelit dinner.For those incurable romantics out wanting more stability try a stay in one of its luxurious Orient Hotels for a Valentine’s to remember such as the Hotel Caruso and the Hotel Cipriani in seductive Italy.