PROFILE & PHILOSOPHY
The ultimate travel curator and connoisseur, Belmond creates exceptional experiences worldwide.
Our global collection of 45 iconic hotels, trains and river cruises brings together some of the world’s most thrilling journeys and destinations. Masters of the art of hospitality, we bring exceptional expertise to great journeys, celebratory occasions and business meetings of every kind.
Belmond is the glamour of Venice’s Cipriani, A Belmond Hotel, Venice and champagne in the bar car of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train, Europe, A Belmond Train, Europe train. It is dawn beside the temples of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat and sunset over Botswana’s Okavango Delta and the rivers of Myanmar. Whether an evening in an exceptional restaurant or a romantic rail journey from Machu Picchu through the Peruvian Andes, all reveal each location in an authentic and exceptional way.
HISTORY IN TEN DATES
When James B Sherwood, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, acquired the legendary Cipriani, A Belmond Hotel, Venice.
Purchase of a collection of 1920s and 1930s Wagons-Lits sleeper carriages with original features including Lalique glass and marquetry panels. All were meticulously restored.
Relaunch as the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, A Belmond Train, Europe (VSOE). The legendary train’s main route was established between London, Paris and Venice, with Istanbul and other European cities subsequently added.
Cape Town’s Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town joins the collection.
Copacabana Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is acquired.
Three safari lodges in Botswana join the collection from Belmond. All strongly support their local community and wildlife.
Road to Mandalay, A Belmond Boat is launched on the Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar (Burma), with a regular route between Mandalay and Bagan.
Grand Hotel Europe, A Belmond Hotel, St Petersburg, Russia. Located close to the city’s top cultural attractions, it boasts a fascinating past.
Palacio Nazarenas, A Belmond Hotel, Cusco, a former convent, opens in June in Cuzco, Peru. This historic building has been beautifully restored and enlivened by contemporary touches to make it one of the country’s most exciting new hotels.
El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara, USA, open its doors after a careful restoration to its original glamour and splendor.
Belmond opens the newest address in London, The Cadogan, A Belmond Hotel, London, in the heart of the British capital.
SERANDIPIANS HOTEL PARTNERS
- Castello di Casole, A Belmond Hotel, Tuscany
- Grand Hotel Timeo, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina
- Villa San Michele, A Belmond Hotel, Florence
- Caruso, A Belmond Hotel, Amalfi Coast
- Villa Sant’Andrea, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina Mare
- Cipriani, A Belmond Hotel, Venice
- Splendido, A Belmond Hotel, Portofino
- Splendido Mare, A Belmond Hotel, Portofino
- Copacabana Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Rio de Janeiro
- Hotel das Cataratas, A Belmond Hotel, Iguassu Falls
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MORE ABOUT BELMOND ORIENTATION
Belmond is proud to offer some of the greatest journeys in the world. Whether travelling on an iconic train or moving between landmark hotels, we bring together great destinations and exceptional sights.
Whatever the occasion, Belmond ensures that you mark it in great style. You may be planning a lavish wedding or simply seeking a discreet table for two. Let our experts create special moments that you will never forget.
Belmond offers outstanding venues for every gathering, from grand conferences to intimate retreats. Affording unrivalled expertise, we are the specialists of choice among event planners worldwide.