Orient Express is embarking on an amazing travel. The legend of travel returns, connecting East and West and by to future AccorHotels is gallant to announce the first Orient Express hotel will open in the landmark King Power Mahanakhon Building in Bangkok. Imprinted in both history and imagination, the Orient Express mark has been reinvented for the future, with a vision to build a collection of prestigious hotels, steeped in custom, myth and venture. Sebastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO of AccorHotels said : “ Orient Express has constantly acted as a recommendation between worlds and a trip on these legendary trains was historical, touristic and cinematic with an inimitable experience. This yoke of Occident and Orient, of history and modernity, and of curio and cultures will be a hallmark of the raw Orient Express Hotels and we are excited to bring back this spirit of epicurean venture to nowadays ’ s modern travellers. ” Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha Chief Executive Officer of King Power Group said, “ The launch of the universe ’ second first Orient Express Hotel at King Power Mahanakhon in truth completes our imagination of creating an extraordinary landmark that celebrates the city and adds a new milestone to Thailand and the world ’ s cordial reception diligence, while further elevating Thailand to a rightfully first destination.

“ King Power Mahanakhon seeks for all of its projects to be unlike, impressive and distinct, exuding excellence in every dimension. We look forward to welcoming visitors from all over the global, and placing Thailand ’ s tourism scenery on the global stage through a landmark that combines exceptional cordial reception, award-winning cuisine, a alone shop feel and Bangkok ’ s outstanding views. ” “ We are gallant to bring the multicultural inheritance, mystery and exoticism of the fabled Orient Express brand to Bangkok ” said Michael Issenberg, Chairman and CEO AccorHotels Asia Pacific. “ Orient Express redefined train travel in the 1900s, introducing the first sleeper cars linking West to East and delivering unprecedented levels of consolation and din. We look forward to bringing this same lavishness and refining to the new embodiment of Orient Express hotels. ” The original Orient Express trains were celebrated for the highest standards of all right craft, the newest innovations and the most exquisite dining and so Orient Express Mahanakhon Bangkok will bring together the best names in these fields to reinterpret the art of luxury change of location. Esteemed interior designer Tristan Auer has been tasked with reimagining the Art Deco stylings and plant motifs of the original Orient Express carriages into a modern skyscraper in the heart of a bustling city. The deluxe bedrooms and dainty bathrooms will bring new levels of expressive style and lavishness to Bangkok.

Two signature restaurants will include Mott 32 on level 2 and Mahanathi by David Thompson on level 5 of the hotel. David Thompson is known worldwide for his skills and expertness in Thai cuisine and culinary. Thompson has established award-winning restaurants across the world, Nahm in London and Bangkok, Long Chim in Asia and Australia and Aaharn in Hong Kong. Famed Mott 32, will besides bring an especial modern yue dining experience to the city with a contemporary restaurant and cocktail bar in Orient Express Mahanakhon Bangkok. Mott 32 is named after 32 Mott Street in New York – the site of NYC ’ s first chinese appliance storehouse, which opened in 1851 and is now a vibrant Chinatown in the city. Within the complex is the recently launched Mahanakhon SkyWalk, Thailand ’ s highest observation deck on levels 74, 75 and 78, while a King Power Duty Free and Retail occupies levels 1 to 4. A rooftop restaurant and prevention on level 76 will besides provide some of the best views in Thailand, making the King Power Mahanakhon Building the epicenter of Bangkok ’ s social scene, merely as the Orient Express was the position to meet the most absorbing people at the begin of the twentieth century. For over 135 years, Orient Express has inspired authors, artists and film directors, with celebrated guests including Josephine Baker, Albert Einstein, Coco Chanel, Graham Greene, Ernest Hemingway, Marlene Dietrich and Mata Hari. Agatha Christie made the trains flush more celebrated with her eponymous novel murder on the Orient Express, while Albert Hitchcock ’ s The Lady Vanishes and James Bond ’ mho From Russia with Love foster immortalised the Orient Express name in the popular imagination. Another hallmark of the Orient Express has always been the excellence of its staff and the prestige of the uniform. These signatures will besides be award in all Orient Express Hotels, setting the highest standards in impeccable military service for the diligence.

Orient Express Mahanakhon Bangkok will feature 154 rooms including 9 suites and 2 penthouses, equally well as an stallion shock devoted to wellness including an outdoor pool and jacuzzi plus signature Orient Express Spa by Guerlain. Guests will have access to the construction ’ sulfur outstanding rooftop observation deck and rooftop browning automatic rifle, all rooms will provide arresting views over the Far East ‘ City of Angels ’. At 78 storeys, King Power Mahanakhon Building is presently the tallest construction in Bangkok and a ocular landmark thanks to its dramatic exterior, which is encased in a glaze curtain with cuboid coiling cut-outs that give it a pixelated appearance. The hotel will open in the survive stern of 2019, 136 years after the Orient Express took its maiden over ocean trip from Paris.