About Belmond

Belmond has been a pioneer of exceptional luxury travel for over 46 years, building a passion for authentic escapes into a portfolio of one-of-a-kind experiences in some of the world’s most inspiring destinations.Since the acquisition of the iconic Hotel Cipriani in Venice in 1976, Belmond has continued to perpetuate the legendary art of travel, taking discerning global travellers on breathtaking journeys. Its portfolio extends across 24 countries with 50 remarkable properties that include the illustrious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train, remote beach retreats like Cap Juluca in Anguilla, Italian hideaways such as Splendido in Portofino, or unrivalled gateways to world natural wonders such as Hotel das Cataratas inside Brazil’s Iguassu National Park. From trains to river barges, safari lodges to hotels, each unique property offers an incomparable experience with its own story to tell. The essence of the Belmond brand is built upon its heritage, craftsmanship and genuine, authentic service. Belmond sees its role as custodians of timeless heritage, dedicated to preserving its assets through sensitive ongoing restoration plans. Belmond is part of the world’s leading luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

The role of Petrie PR

Petrie PR represents Belmond in Asia markets, pitching project features, stories and profiling opportunities to leading media titles, facilitating media and influencers’ stays, liaising TV program opportunity and hosting webinar, launch events in each of the distinctive markets in Asia. We also support Belmond’s digital initiatives across Petrie PR’s social media platforms.

Project in spotlight: Reopening of Splendido Mare, A Belmond Hotel, Portofino

Set against the cinematic backdrop of the Italian Riviera, Splendido Mare, A Belmond Hotel, re-opened on 1 May 2021, signalling the beginning of a new era in Portofino and its legendary allure. The 14-room charming guest house has undergone a complete renovation; every detail of the interior design and the guest experience has been carefully crafted to tell the story of the nautical heritage of the harbour town, the surrounding natural beauty of the Ligurian Coast and the timeless glamour of La Dolce Vita.

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