Celebrate 25 years of Hercule Poirot with the British Pullman and Northern Belle6 November 2013 - On Wednesday 13th November 2013, after 25 years, 70 episodes, 84 hours of television and a ‘Murder on the Orient-Express’, ITV’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot, starring David Suchet, is to be broadcast for the last time. To celebrate the end of this much loved TV adaptation, those booking a journey on the luxury UK day trains, the British Pullman or Northern Belle, before 31st March 2014, will receive ‘The Definitive Collection of Agatha Christie’s Poirot’ on DVD to commemorate 25 years of David Suchet as Poirot.
The British Pullman and Northern Belle take guests back to the days of luxury train travel, synonymous with Agatha Christie’s most popular Belgian detective. The trains offer day trips around the UK, including visits to some of Britain’s most historic cities, excursions to stately homes and visits to British sporting events. Both trains also offer a Murder Mystery journey where those on board, are encouraged to follow in Poirot’s footsteps and solve a murder mystery, performed by actors.
This offer is valid when booked before the 31st March 2014 and is applicable to all journeys taken before 31st December 2014. A journey on the British Pullman or Northern Belle starts from £205 per person including table d’hôte meals.
To book or for more information visit www.orient-express.com/uktrains or call 0845 077 2222.
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-Ends –About Orient-Express Hotels Ltd.
Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. is a luxury hotel company and sophisticated adventure travel operator which seeks to deliver memorable experiences that are the ultimate expression of each destination's authentic culture. The Company has offered exceptional luxury travel experiences since 1976, when it purchased Hotel Cipriani in Venice and then shortly thereafter recreated the celebrated Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, linking London, Paris and Venice, along with other European cities. Today the Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. brand embraces 45 hotel, cruise and luxury rail businesses in 22 countries, including distinctive properties such as Hotel Cipriani in Venice, Grand Hotel Europe in St Petersburg, Hotel Ritz Madrid, Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro and Maroma Resort and Spa on Mexico’s Riviera Maya. The Company also operates six luxury tourist trains, three river cruise operations and one of New York’s most iconic restaurants. www.orient-express.com
Notes to Editors
‘The Definitive Collection of Agatha Christie’s Poirot’ from ITV Studios Global Entertainment, on DVD, is available to buy via Amazon or to download from ITunes from 18th November 2013.