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BELMOND GRAND HIBERNIAN LAUNCHES GRAND TOURS OF IRELAND

21 April 2015– Belmond Ltd. announces Grand Tours of Ireland aboard Belmond Grand Hibernian, the new Celtic sister to Belmond Royal Scotsman and the first luxury touring train in Ireland. Reservations are now available for the exclusive two, four and six night itineraries throughout the Republic and Northern Ireland.

MEE AT BELMOND COPACABANA PALACE RECEIVES FIRST MICHELIN STAR

20th April 2015 – MEE at Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro has become one of the first restaurants in South America to be awarded a prestigious Michelin star.

BELMOND MOUNT NELSON HOTEL LAUNCHES NIGHT OF DRAMA AND GASTRONOMY WITH ACCLAIMED AUTHOR ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH

13 April 2015 – Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa has teamed up with acclaimed author Alexander McCall Smith to offer guests at this landmark hotel an unforgettable evening of drama and gastronomy.

TURN HEADS AT ROYAL ASCOT THIS LADIES' DAY WITH BELMOND NORTHERN BELLE AND VIVIEN SHERIFF

2 April 2015 – For the first time, luxury UK day train, Belmond Northern Belle and British milliner, Vivien Sheriff are joining forces to ensure race goers turn heads with the perfect show stopping hat for Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot.

BELMOND’S HOTELS IN ITALY & MALLORCA REOPEN FOR 2015 WITH BESPOKE PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCES

1 April 2015 - Belmond has launched a series of photography experiences at its hotels in Venice, Portofino, Florence, Ravello, Sicily and Mallorca as they reopen for the summer season.

VENICE SIMPLON-ORIENT-EXPRESS AND BELMOND HOTEL CIPRIANI LAUNCH POP-UP COCKTAIL BAR WITH RITZ PARIS

24 March 2015 – For the first time ever, three travel icons are coming together as legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and Belmond Hotel Cipriani join with Ritz Paris to offer a pop-up cocktail bar next month.

ALL ABOARD THE 'TEA TRAIN' FOR CELEBRATORY AFTERNOON TEA ON BELMOND'S UK LUXURY DAY TRAINS.

18 March 2015 - Belmond announces two new quintessentially British celebratory afternoon teas to be served on board its UK luxury day trains, Belmond British Pullman and Belmond Northern Belle in 2015; the ‘Afternoon Tea by Fortnum & Mason’ and ‘Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea Party’.

BELMOND EL ENCANTO LAUNCHES TAILOR MADE WELLNESS PACKAGE INSPIRED BY THE ELEMENTS

9 March 2015 – Belmond El Encanto in Santa Barbara, California has partnered with a local fitness expert to launch ‘Spring into Fitness’, a tailor made wellness package inspired by the elements.

CELEBRITY CHEFS TAKE TO THE RAILS WITH BELMOND IN 2015

23 February 2015 – The new series of ‘pop-up’ evenings aboard, luxury UK day trains, Belmond British Pullman and Belmond Northern Belle, hosted by an array of award-winning celebrity chefs, together with Executive Head Chef Robbie Gleeson, is announced for 2015.

EXPERTS LEAD THE WAY TO MYANMAR WITH BELMOND IN 2015

18 February 2015 – Belmond announces line up of expert guest speakers in Myanmar for 2015. An esteemed military leader, an academic specialist, a bestselling author and an award-winning photographer are the experts poised to host enriching journeys on board Belmond Road to Mandalay and Belmond Orcaella this year, as part of the inaugural guest speaker programme.

BELMOND AFLOAT IN FRANCE LAUNCHES WINE ACADEMY FOR 2015

11 February 2015 – Luxury travel operator Belmond is launching a Wine Academy, exclusive for guests traveling aboard its Belmond Afloat in France fleet of luxury barges in Burgundy.

BELMOND LAUNCHES E-GIFT CARDS

4 February 2015 – Belmond has launched personalised e-Gift Cards. Redeemable for stays and services at all of Belmond’s luxury hotels and for travel aboard the collection’s range of iconic trains and river cruises across the globe, the service is a quick-and-easy way to give loved ones the gift of travel.

BELMOND LA RESIDENCIA LAUNCHES CREATIVE WRITING RETREAT WITH ACCLAIMED AUTHOR DIANE REDMOND

30 January 2015 – The village of Deia on Mallorca’s peaceful north-west coast has attracted poets, artists and writers for over a century. Famous British writers Alan Sillitoe, Robert Graves and D H Lawrence were all inspired by this artistic haven and now guests at Belmond La Residencia can follow in their footsteps on a six-night creative writing retreat.

BELMOND LAUNCHES MICROSITE DEDICATED TO THE LGBT MARKET

10 December 2014 – Designed specifically with the LGBT market in mind, luxury travel collection Belmond has launched belmond.com/lgbt-travel, an easy-to-navigate microsite featuring an exceptional range of travel experiences in welcoming destinations worldwide.

BOOK NOW WITH BELMOND AND SAVE UP TO 20% ON EXCEPTIONAL TRAVEL EXPERIENCES

17 November 2014 – Guests can embark on a journey of discovery while experiencing more of the world for less this winter with up to 20% off new bookings across Belmond’s global collection of luxury hotels, trains and river cruises.

BELMOND LAUNCHES GUEST SPEAKER PROGRAMME ON BOARD BELMOND ROAD TO MANDALAY AND BELMOND ORCAELLA

2 December 2014 - Award winning wildlife and travel photographer, Sue Flood will host a series of talks and workshops in Myanmar on board Belmond Road to Mandalay and Belmond Orcaella in 2015.

THE WORLD’S MOST ICONIC TRAIN ANNOUNCES JOURNEYS TO SCANDINAVIA IN 2015

29 October 2014 – Venice Simplon-Orient-Express announces new ‘Nordic Adventures’ for June 2015. The stunning journeys visit three of Europe’s most fascinating cities: Venice, Copenhagen and Stockholm; sharing their waterside, canal-latticed characteristics in common and now linked by the legendary train. The four night, five day journeys depart from Venice to Stockholm on 1 June 2015 and Stockholm to Venice on 6 June 2015.

BELMOND TO LAUNCH LUXURY TOURING TRAIN IN IRELAND

5 November 2014 - Belmond Ltd. announces its first train in Ireland; anticipated for launch in summer 2016. Belmond Grand Hibernian will be the first luxury overnight rail experience of its kind in Ireland with plans for tours of the magnificent open countryside, dramatic coastal scenery and fascinating cities of both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

BELMOND GRAND HOTEL EUROPE UNVEILS LARGEST PRESIDENTIAL SUITE IN ST PETERSBURG

20th October 2014 – Russia’s first ever five-star hotel, Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, has unveiled six magnificent new suites including the largest presidential suite in St Petersburg and five Avant-Garde Suites inspired by 20th-century Russian artists. Created from 19 first-floor rooms in response to a growing demand for suite accommodation, the new suites offer space and luxury at the heart of the city with 24-hour butler service.

BELMOND COPACABANA PALACE LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE SUNRISE PICNIC AT CHRIST THE REDEEMER

28 October 2014 – Guests at Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil can now enjoy a private sunrise picnic at Christ the Redeemer. Exclusive to the landmark hotel, this once-in-a-lifetime experience gives visitors crowd-free access to the monument on Corcovado Mountain before it opens to the public.

RUN AWAY WITH BELMOND - FITNESS FUSION RUNNING EXPERIENCES

9 October 2014 – Be it a 10k, half marathon or the full 26 miles and 385 yards, running has seen a surge in popularity in recent years. Today the sport is no longer just about pounding the streets as runners look for new and unusual destinations to enjoy their favourite fitness activity.

EASTERN & ORIENTAL EXPRESS LAUNCHES NEW ROUTES ACROSS SOUTH-EAST ASIA IN 2015

13 October 2014 –Belmond, owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels and authentic rail experiences is launching two new journeys with rich and diverse itineraries on the Eastern & Oriental Express in 2015. The five night ‘Fables of the Peninsula’ from Singapore to Bangkok on 29 March 2015 and the two night ‘The Ancient Temples of Lanna’ departs on its inaugural journey on 15 October 2015 from Bangkok to Chiang-Mai.

SOAK UP SOME LATE SUMMER SUN WITH 25% OFF SUITES AT BELMOND REID'S PALACE

12 September 2014 – Belmond is offering guests the opportunity to soak up some late summer sun with 25% off suites at Belmond Reid’s Palace in Funchal, Madeira.

BELMOND INTRODUCES NEW EXPERIENCES FOR CHILDREN AT ITS PERUVIAN HOTELS

2 October 2014 – Family adventure travel made easy. Discovery and adventure should have no age boundaries and with this in mind Belmond has launched a series of activities for its younger guests at the Company’s collection of five hotels in Peru.

BELMOND UNVEILS NEW AND UPDATED EVENT SPACES AND SPECIAL GROUP RATES FOR BUSINESS TRAVELLERS

23 July 2014 – Catering to the travel trend for creative event facilities in inspiring destinations, Belmond is updating business amenities and offering special group rates across its curated collection of luxury hotels and travel experiences. Highlights include a new event conservatory at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Oxfordshire and a Highland Games experience on board luxury sleeper train, Belmond Royal Scotsman.

BELMOND OFFERS UNFORGETTABLE COMPLIMENTARY EXPERIENCES ACROSS LUXURY TRAVEL COLLECTION

8 September 2014 – Offering exceptional travel experiences in some of the world’s most remarkable destinations, Belmond is inviting guests to discover more with a range of inspirational complimentary experiences. Each Belmond Bonus showcases the very best of the company’s collection of luxury hotels, trains and river cruises, enabling guests to get the most from their stay – from a starlit private dinner on a tropical beach to expert-guided tours through World Heritage Sites.

A HIGHLAND COMPETITION ABOARD BELMOND ROYAL SCOTSMAN

16 July 2014 –As the Commonwealth Games approach and Scotland gears up for a summer of sport, Belmond Royal Scotsman is offering its guests a taste of a traditional Scottish Highland Games let by expert Highlanders.

DISCOVER ASIA WITH BELMOND

16 July 2014 - From the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Angkor Wat and Luang Prabang to the mighty Ayeyarwady River, the Belmond collection features eight hotels, trains and cruises in some of Southeast Asia’s most stunning locations. Seeing these awe-inspiring treasures has now become even easier with a selection of exclusive offers from Belmond.

BELMOND LA RÉSIDENCE D'ANGKOR LAUNCHES LUXURY FITNESS RETREAT WITH TRAINING SESSIONS AMONG THE TEMPLES

14 July 2014 - As the travel trend for fitness fusion holidays gathers pace, Belmond has launched the ultimate wellness escape – a week-long luxury fitness retreat at Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

BELMOND TO MANAGE THE CADOGAN HOTEL IN LONDON

8 July 2014 - Belmond today announced that it has signed a management agreement with Cadogan Estates Limited to operate The Cadogan, a 64-key hotel on Sloane Street in the heart of Chelsea, as part of Belmond’s collection of luxury hotels and travel experiences.

CHILDREN TRAVEL FREE ON BOARD BELMOND NORTHERN BELLE

3 July 2014 – From August to October this year, children travel for free on board luxury UK day train, Belmond Northern Belle. Families are invited to embark on an unforgettable day out from over 60 different regional UK departure points.

DISCOVER BOTSWANA WITH BELMOND

25 June 2014 – This week, Botswana’s Okavango Delta was voted the 1,000th UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its extraordinary wetland system and rare wildlife. The region is popular with safari-goers hoping to spot some of the world’s most endangered large mammals including the cheetah, white rhinoceros, black rhinoceros, African wild dog and lion.

LUXURIATE FOR LESS THIS SUMMER WITH UP TO 30% OFF SUITES AT SELECTED BELMOND HOTELS

17 June 2014 – Belmond is offering guests the opportunity to luxuriate for less this summer with up to 30% off suites at some of its iconic resorts, from Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa on Mexico’s Mayan Riviera and St Martin’s Belmond La Samanna, to Belmond Reid’s Palace in Madeira and Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice.

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