Latest posts with tags "Orient Express"

$3.2 bn: LVMH buys Belmond Hotels

Dec 15, 2018 / Hotels

Acquiring Belmond for $3.2 billion, LVMH now has the ability to offer consumers a holistic luxury experience. 

Pop-Up Orient Express Gourmet Treat

Apr 24, 2016 / Gastronomy

The legendary train pulls into stations as a mobile pop-up gastronomic restaurant, La Table Orient Express, helmed by triple Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alléno.

Hungary to run luxury trains to Tehran

Aug 27, 2014 / Travel

Hungarian Railways has said it will relaunch a Budapest-Tehran Orient Express luxury train services to Iran.

Inside the Orient Express

May 03, 2011 / Events

The legendary Orient Express train was on display at the Gare de l’Est railway station in Paris on Tuesday 26th April. France’s state-owned rail company SNCF opened the train, the set of the famous Agatha Christie’s novel, to the public for an unprecedented tour. The event marks the SNCF Thriller Prize finals, consisting in readers’ […]

Istanbul’s Pera Palace Hotel restored in lavish style

Sep 07, 2010 / Hotels

A favourite of royals seeking luxury, writers looking for the muse and undercover spies, Pera Palace — Istanbul’s hotel of mysteries and pomp — has reopened after a major facelift to revive its past grandeur. Built in the late 19th century for the passengers of the legendary Orient Express, the 115-room hotel has hosted generations […]

New Chanel No.5 Ad with Audrey Tautou

Mar 25, 2009 / Celebrities

Following the footsteps of Nicole Kidman, actress Audrey Tautou will step into the starring role of a Jean-Pierre Jeunet-directed commercial for Chanel No. 5 The theme is missed encounters between strangers — played by Tautou and model Travis Davenport — as they ride the Orient Express from Paris to Istanbul. There is no dialogue, only […]

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