Orient Express Silenseas: The legendary train heads out to sea as the world’s largest sailing ship is unveiled

Travel / Discover

140 years after the launch of its first luxury trains, the Orient Express legend continues with the unveiling of the world’s largest sailing ship, Orient Express Silenseas. This revolution in maritime history is an ambitious undertaking that pushes the limits of what is possible. The result of a unique French partnership between world leader in hospitality Accor and Chantiers de l’Atlantique, a globally leading shipbuilding company, this extraordinary sailing yacht of the future with spectacular interiors will set sail in 2026.

Orient Express Revelation Travels to Design Miami

Dream / Discover

One month after its Parisian launch, Orient Express Revelation: Once upon a time, there was the future Orient Express train is heading to Miami from November 30 to December 4 for the 18th edition of the international Design Miami/ show.

Guests will discover the legendary train via an original immersive experience complete with the exclusive revelation of its future Presidential Suite.


Dream / Reveal

This is the story of a train born from a dream, one that defies time. Today it has been reimagined by architect Maxime d’Angeac. An original design, inspired by the 1920s, created with the codes of contemporary luxury. On the occasion of Contemporary Art Week in Paris, Orient Express will unveil the design of its future train exclusively at the Domus Maubourg* from October 17th to 21st. The new design will also be shown at Design Miami/ from November 30th to December 4th 2022 in Miami Beach, Florida.

The French architect is behind the design of the future Orient Express train presented in October in Paris and at the next Design Miami

Imagine / Dream

A lover of adventure and travel literature from the stories of Paul Morand and Henry Miller to Ernest Hemingway, Joseph Kessel and Blaise Cendrars, Maxime d’Angeac is a Romanesque architect. After journeys to the ends of the earth and exploring every continent often by train, he answers High-Life’s “Travelers” questions. By Alexis Chenu.

Orient Express entrusts the interiors of its first hotel in Rome to architect & designer Hugo Toro

Dream / Travel

Orient Express, artisan of travel since 1883 and brand of Accor, and Italian group Arsenale S.p.A, experts in luxury hotels and hospitality, have chosen architect and designer Hugo Toro to adorn the new Orient Express La Minerva hotel in Rome.

The legendary train, returning soon to railways

Dream / Travel

Orient Express, artisan of travel since 1883, announces the return of its legendary train in a new and unique format.

“My best travel companions? My dog, Marlene Dietrich, Björk and Merlin the Magician.” – Romain Brau

Smile /Leave

A witty and facetious comedian, founder of the “Madame Arthur” troupe and revealed on the big screen in the recent French film Les crevettes pailletées (English title: The Shiny Shrimps), Romain Brau has reinterpreted a joyful and languorous remix of the adored French song, Voyage, Voyage on the mythical train itself. Watch the video here.

Orient Express will open its second hotel in Italy at the exceptional Palazzo Donà Giovannelli in Venice

Dream / Travel

Casarialto, excellence “made in Italy”

Art / Precision

Founded by Catherine Urban, Casarialto works with top Italian artisans, including the famous Murano master glassmakers. This precious savoir-faire is highlighted in the House’s Steam Dream collection of travel items created with Orient Express.

A night with Thierry Wasser, Perfumer

Dream/ Fantasize

10:30 pm. Suite 706 at the Hotel Rochechouart in Paris. A rendez-vous with the famous perfumer Thierry Wasser, creator of the fragrance Trudon X Orient Express. A tape recorder, a Château Sainte-Marguerite Côte de Provence rosé to share, and the whole night to talk.

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