In 2021, Orient Express unveiled its new Orient Express La Dolce Vita train . Orient Express returns to the ITLM Cannes from December 5 to December 8, 2022. This international tourism and luxury travel fair will be an opportunity to announce the official opening of pre-bookings. To celebrate this news, “Orient Express La Dolce Vita aperitivos” will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day at the Orient Express La Dolce Vita bar for ILTM participants.
Born from the luxury rail tourism project imagined by Arsenale SpA and Orient Express, of the Accor group, the Orient Express La Dolce Vitawill welcome its first passengers in 2024. They will cross Italy from North to South via six exclusive routes. These itineraries have been designed with the aim of creating exclusive travel experiences while unveiling the jewels of Italy, from the wonders of the Alps to the paradisiacal beaches of the South, from the beauty of Venice to Rome or Palermo... From 2024, the first Orient Express hotels – La Minerva in Rome, Palazzo Donà Giovannelli in Venice – will welcome travelers on the Orient Express La Dolce Vita . New unique itineraries with international destinations will also be offered.
This train pays homage to the Dolce Vita, a fantastic period in history, to the artistic and cultural fervor of Italy in the 1960s. Designed by Dimorestudio, the architecture and design studio founded by Emiliano Salci and Britt Moran in 2003, the Orient Express La Dolce Vita train combined the Italian art of living with the contemporary spirit of travel. The sumptuous sets of the train will adorn 12 Deluxe cabins, 18 suites, 1 "La Dolce Vita" suite and a restaurant, and will boldly celebrate the craftsmanship, design and creation of the 60s and 70s.
In collaboration with the best international chefs and sommeliers, travelers will enjoy 5-star service on board, discover the treasures and excellence of "Made in Italy", savor its gastronomy and its greatest Italian wines. At Rome Ostiense station, the Orient Express Lounge will welcome travellers, offer them a selection of refreshments and provide advice and recommendations for an unforgettable journey.
With the support of Accor, official hotel partner of the project, and thanks to the partnership established with Trenitalia - Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato - and the Fondazione FS Italiane, the Orient Express La Dolce Vita will invite passengers to cover more than 16,000 km of lines railways - reminiscent of the country's historical treasures.
PRE-RESERVATIONS FROM DECEMBER 6
Opening of pre-bookings from December 6 to travelers and travel agents.
To pre-book: contact the concierge service in your region (see the list below) who will register and check in priority travelers and call them back in priority before the opening of online sales.
To be considered as a "priority traveler", it will be necessary to pre-book for a value of 500€, refundable at any time. In case of confirmation of the final reservation, this deposit of 500 euros will be deducted from the final price.
Rates from €2000 per person per night in a deluxe cabin. Prices will be confirmed according to the itinerary and the departure date chosen when the holders of a pre-booking will be reminded.
Concierge numbers: France: + 331 87 21 29 40, United Kingdom: +44 203 024 4949, Italy: + 39 028 148 0333, USA-Canada: + 1 833 661 3080, Latin America: + 1 833 661 3080 Other countries: + 44 203 024 49 49.
More information on www.orient-express.com/la-dolce-vita
ABOUT ARSENAL SPA
Built in 2020 on the initiative of Annabel Holding and Paolo Barletta, Arsenale is an Italian company active in the world of luxury hotels. The main objective is the enhancement of the Italian tourism sector, through two main divisions: Hospitality Hotel and Resort, development and management of hotel facilities in synergy with the most renowned luxury brands in the world, such as Soho House and Orient Express . The company's pipeline includes several strategic operations between Rome, Cortina, Tuscany and southern Italy. Hospitality travel itinerary with Orient Express "La Dolce Vita", the first sustainable rail tourism project with a luxury offer in collaboration with Orient Express, Trenitalia-Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato and Fondazione FS.
About Accor, a world-leading hospitality group
Accor is a world leading hospitality group consisting of 5,300 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries. The group has one of the industry's most diverse and fully-integrated hospitality ecosystems encompassing more than 40 luxury, premium, midscale and economy hotel brands, entertainment and nightlife venues, restaurants and bars, branded private residences, shared accommodation properties, concierge services, co-working spaces and more. Accor's unmatched position in lifestyle hospitality – one of the fastest growing categories in the industry – is led by Ennismore, a joint venture, which Accor holds a majority shareholding. Ennismore is a creative hospitality company with a global collective of entrepreneurial and founder-built brands with purpose at their heart. Accor boasts an unrivalled portfolio of distinctive brands and more than 230,000 team members worldwide. Members benefit from the company's comprehensive loyalty program – ALL - Accor Live Limitless – a daily lifestyle companion that provides access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences. Through its global sustainability commitments (such as achieving Net Zero Carbon emissions by 2050, global elimination of single use plastics in its hotels' guest experience, etc.), Accor Solidarity, RiiSE and ALL Heartist Fund initiatives, the Group is focused on driving positive action through business ethics, responsible tourism, environmental sustainability, community engagement, diversity and inclusivity. Founded in 1967, Accor SA is headquartered in France and publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACCYY) in the United States. For more information visit group.accor.com, or follow Accor on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.