Accor-owned Orient Express will launch a brand new practice service in Italy in 2023.
In partnership with Arsenale, Orient Express La Dolce Vita will launch greater than 150 years after Georges Nagelmackers debut the luxurious categorical.
Six trains will embark by means of a number of iconic itineraries throughout 14 areas and past, together with three worldwide locations from Rome to Paris, Istanbul and Split.
A magical stopover in Rome will function the very first Orient Express Hotel, Minerva, scheduled to open in 2024.
The idea for the brand new Orient Express La Dolce Vita trains pay tribute to “La Dolce Vita,” a historic interval of glamour, joie de vivre and inventive fervour in Italy throughout the Nineteen Sixties.
With assist from Accor, La Dolce Vita practice’s official hospitality accomplice, and because of the partnership with Trenitalia and Fondazione FS Italiane, the journey invitations passengers to journey by means of greater than 16,000 km of workable railway strains.
Designed by Dimorestudio, the worldwide architectural and design studio based by Emiliano Salci and Britt Moran in 2003, the Orient Express La Dolce Vita practice embodies the Italian artwork of dwelling and all its lovely traditions with a extra up to date spirit of journey.
The practice’s luxurious decor will adorn 12 deluxe cabins, 18 suites, and one honour suite and restaurant, all boldly celebrating the craftsmanship, design and creativity of the 1960-70s.
The itineraries have been chosen to create distinctive journey experiences, all able to awakening our 5 senses.
Sébastien Bazin, chief govt of Accor, expanded: “At Accor, we contemplate it an immense privilege to re-launch the historic Orient Express model for passionate and discerning travellers.
“These trains supply a brand new imaginative and prescient of luxurious journey that’s past our creativeness.
“Our association with Arsenale Group has opened up new horizons in perfect harmony with the heritage and philosophy of Orient Express, and marks our constant desire to keep moving forward.”
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