HAMILTON, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Belmond Ltd. (NYSE: OEH), (the “Company”) today announced that it will
change the ticker symbol of its class A common shares listed on the New
York Stock Exchange from OEH to BEL. The change will become effective at
the start of trading on July 28, 2014.
The New York Stock Exchange has invited the Company to mark the occasion
by ringing the closing bell on its first day of trading as BEL. The bell
will be rung by President and Chief Executive Officer John Scott, who
will be joined by Chairman Roland Hernandez and members of the senior
On June 30, 2014, the Company changed its name from Orient-Express
Hotels Ltd. to Belmond Ltd. following shareholder approval of the change
at the Company's 2014 annual general meeting. The change in name and
ticker symbol is intended to align the Company’s corporate identity with
that of its primary luxury brand, Belmond.
About Belmond Ltd.
is a global collection of exceptional hotel and luxury travel adventures
in some of the world’s most inspiring and enriching destinations.
Established almost 40 years ago with the acquisition of Belmond Hotel
Cipriani in Venice, its unique and distinctive portfolio now embraces 45
hotel, rail and river cruise experiences in many of the world’s most
celebrated destinations. From city landmarks to intimate resorts, the
collection includes Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, St. Petersburg; Belmond
Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro; Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa, Riviera
Maya; and Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara. Belmond also encompasses
safaris, six luxury tourist trains, including the Venice
Simplon-Orient-Express, and three river cruises. Belmond also operates
‘21’, one of New York’s most storied restaurants. Orient Express is a
trademark of SNCF. Further information on the Company can be found at investor.belmond.com.
Vice President, Chief Financial
Tel: +44 20 3117 1333
Vice President, Investor Relations
Tel: +44 20 3117 1323
Source: Belmond Ltd.