The historic and iconic Orient Express first set out on a journey nearly 150 years ago. However, due to the collaboration of  the world’s leading hotel group Accor and Arsenale SpA, the renovation of the Orient Express will soon be completed and it will be back on track.

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This is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with a link to the website

In 2017, Accor Hotels became a co-owner of the Orient Express brand. The hotel group wants to get the iconic Orient Express back on track and is expected to do so in 2023.

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According to Accor Hotels, a total of 6 trains will operate on iconic routes in 14 regions, across three international destinations from Rome to Paris, Istanbul and Split.

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The concept of the new trains, in addition to referencing historical heritage, is also a reference to La Dolce Vita, a historical period in Italy in the 1960s that was full of grandeur, joy of life and creative enthusiasm.

Thanks to the support of Accor and the participation of the Trenitalia carrier, Fondazione FS Italiane, guests will have the opportunity to travel over 16,000 km.

Designed by Dimorestudio, a world-class design studio, the Orient Express La Dolce Vita combines the Italian art of living and its fine traditions with a modern travel spirit.

The Orient Express La Dolce Vita will offer a new way of sightseeing: an eco-friendly adventure where passengers will discover forgotten routes, hidden treasures and gems of historic architecture.

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The magnificent train interior will be enhanced with 12 deluxe cabins, 18 suites, one Honor suite and a restaurant, all designed to celebrate the moment, craftsmanship, design and creativity of the train’s creators.

Before departing from Rome Termini Station, passengers are greeted with a rich selection of snacks served in an elegant lounge.

Through collaborations with renowned chefs and sommeliers, guests will have the privilege of receiving five-star service and the beauty and excellence of Made in Italy, expressed in award-winning Italian wines and gourmet cuisine.

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The routes were chosen to create an unforgettable travel experience, to sharpen all the senses, by the picturesque and idyllic landscape of southern Italy or the mountain peaks of the Alps.

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