Since its inaugural trip from Paris to Istanbul in 1883, The Orient Express has captured the imagination of the world. Today the Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express and sister trains and cruises ensures that the legend lives on.
Our world is a realm or unique discoveries: the unexpected, the authentic and meaningful. Our diverse collection embraces iconic hotels, great train journeys, river cruises and inclusive holidays. Together, these varied experiences span land and water, adventure and relaxation. From the Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express and its sister trains in the UK and South-East Asia to the relaxing barges on the picturesque French canals and the inspiring river cruiser in Burma Road to Mandalay, the Orient-Express has many unforgettable experiences.
The luxury Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express is revered as a piece of art and an Art Deco icon and offers a journey unlike any other. The moment you first glimpse this iconic train is one you’ll remember forever; step aboard and you’ll be transported back into a more gracious, elegant age of travel.
Romance, adventure and style are all intimately bound up in luxury train journeys that criss-cross through the sublime scenery of Europe and between some of the continent’s most alluring cities. The perfect luxury travel experience to celebrate with a loved one, for a honeymoon or romantic getaway, for a ‘once in a lifetime journey’, or a shorter trip – maybe for just a day or dinner to celebrate something special – life onboard is thoroughly memorable, enjoyable, and comes highly recommended. From glamorous cities to romantic temples, your adventure starts here.