Belmond Debuts Irish Luxury Train

Luxury hotel and leisure company Belmond, the operator of the famed Venice-Simplon Orient Express, Eastern & Oriental and Hiram Bingham trains, has added its latest railway experience in Ireland.   The new Belmond Grand Hibernian set off on its inaugural tour of the Green Isle yesterday from Dublin on a 6-day journey. Visiting Cork, Kerry, … Continue reading

Orient Express Offers 12-Night Voyages Onboard Road To Mandalay

The Road to Mandalay, Orient Express’ luxury river cruiser, is set to continue its legendary journeys along Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River this summer season. Throughout August and September 2011, the ship will offer a quartet of 12-day voyages designed to provide travellers an insight into a country largely undiscovered by mass-market tourism.   Departing Mandalay to head north, the vessel visits major cities … Continue reading

New Asian Rail Journeys From Orient – Express

Luxury travel group Orient-Express has announced it will be launching a new series of 3- and 6-night Southeast Asian rail voyages onboard its Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train in November 2010. Entitled the “Chronicles of Southeast Asia”, the 4 unique itineraries are designed to let guests immerse themselves in the region’s unique panoramas and … Continue reading

Eastern & Oriental Express To Travel Into Laos In Febuary 2010

The legendary Eastern & Oriental Express (E&O) will mark another milestone next month when it makes its first scheduled crossing into Laos across the Friendship Bridge. Operated by luxury hotel, train and cruise operator Orient Express, the service previously terminated at Nong Khai on the Thai border with onward travel via road.   Titled “Voyage to … Continue reading