Belmond has unveiled the new Eastern & Oriental Express in a concept like never before, as the world of luxury rail travel indulges in a stunning collaboration. Two beautiful carriages will feature a ‘rolling canvas’ on the outside, with its Singapore-based street artist, Rajesh Kumar, on the train till April 28.
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Kumar’s ‘The Koi Pond’ details the movement and joy of travel through a visual surprise as its colors and vibrancy weaves along Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
‘Art in Motion’ takes on an entirely new persona, as one experiences this full, sensory curation, as Belmond invites a team of leading mixologists and a world-class DJ & music producer for a cool adventure. Aside from contemporary, imaginative cocktail menus and sweet soundscapes, guests are encouraged to be stylishly laidback in the new ‘tropical elegance’ dress code.
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From January to April and September to December, the Eastern & Oriental Express will travel between Singapore and Bangkok on 2 and 3 night journeys across breathtaking scenery and excellent adventures. The carriages carry up to 82 passengers in all en-suite cabins.
“Eastern & Oriental Express is an icon of luxury travel in Asia, says Arnaud Champenois, SVP Brand & Marketing. “The colonial carriages have always evoked the spirit of the golden age of travel and today, as we look to our future heritage, we are revealing a contemporary new look and feel in partnership with some of Asia’s leading creative talent.”
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