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Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. Changes Corporate Name to Belmond Ltd.

July 3, 2014 Corporate No Comments Email Email

Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. (NYSE: OEH) (the “Company”) today confirmed that is has changed its name from Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. to Belmond Ltd. following approval from shareholders at the 2014 annual general meeting of shareholders (“AGM”) held on June 30, 2014.

Furthermore, the Company intends to change the ticker symbol of its class A common shares listed on the New York Stock Exchange from OEH to BEL on July 28, 2014.

“We are pleased to be able to align our corporate identity with that of our primary luxury brand, Belmond, following its well-received launch earlier this year,” said John M. Scott, president and chief executive officer of Belmond Ltd. “This decision gives clarity to our brand architecture and, combined with changing our ticker symbol later this month, is the final stage in our successful transition to Belmond.”

Shareholders also approved the election of eight directors to the Company’s board of directors at the AGM, including a new independent director, Roeland Vos, a seasoned business executive with strong board and luxury hospitality operations experience. The reappointment of Deloitte LLC as the Company’s independent auditors was also approved by shareholders.

 

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