It all began in 1976, when they received the keys to the legendary Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice. A year later they began collecting the carriages for the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, which launched in 1982 to whisk intrepid travellers to La Serenissima in style.
Belmond joined LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton in April 2019, reinforcing their place among the international leaders in luxury. For over 40 years they have followed their pioneering spirit and passion for authenticity to create and uncover some of the world’s greatest travel adventures. Today, their collection includes one-of-a-kind hotels, trains, river cruises and safari lodges in stunning destinations across the globe. Each has an incredible story to tell.
Belmond’s Portfolio includes: