World’s Most Luxurious Train Reveals New Over-the-Top Private Suites


June 2017

Savvy international travelers are assuredly familiar with the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express as the world’s most sophisticated form of overland hegiras. But luxury travel concern Belmond, which lays claim to five star hotels around the world in addition to the train, has just raised the bar on its own level of luxury.

“To capture the epitome of classic luxury travel that the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express exudes, we focused on moments within each city, inspiring visual cues and the overall Belmond guest experience,” designer Rachel Johnson of London-based Wimberly Interiors notes. “It was an exciting challenge to use this inspiration to recreate the essence of art deco glamour in an elegant and timeless design.”

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