Poshest train in the world? VSOE unveils redesigned Grand Suites

TTG Media

April 2018

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) has unveiled three new suites designed by Wimberly Interiors.

The first guests will get to experience the luxury train’s new Grand Suites – named after its key destinations Paris, Venice and Istanbul – this month.

Wimberly Interiors worked closely with the train’s operator Belmond on the project with the aim to “retain the carriage’s intrinsic features and enrich the original bespoke details”.

Gary Franklin, managing director, trains and cruises for Belmond, said: “This is a one of a kind restoration project; we are going to completely transform the individual classic cabins into three exceptional suites.

“The designs are sensitive to the original history of the carriages and each cabin is inspired by the city it represents.”

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