Luxury Link Partners with Orient-Express

Two venerable luxury brands unite to bring unique travel experiences to the discerning traveler

Los Angeles, CA (September 14, 2009) — Luxury Link, the online luxury travel resource that offers high-end trips to destinations around the globe, announces its partnership with Orient-Express (www.orient-express.com) the world-renowned hotel and travel company.  Orient-Express luxury hotels join Luxury Link’s esteemed portfolio of world-class hotels, resorts and tour companies in over 60 countries, gaining instant access to the sophisticated Luxury Link consumer.

“Partnering with Luxury Link provides a distinct advantage to our luxury hotels throughout the world,” said Shawn K. Jereb, Corporate Director of Revenue Management for Orient-Express. “Luxury Link boasts one of the world’s most coveted online audiences.  Our properties adhere to the highest standards and are an excellent match for the sophisticated traveler Luxury Link attracts.”

Luxury Link customers now have the opportunity to bid on or immediately purchase world-class getaways to the elite collection of travel experiences in the Orient-Express Hotels portfolio.  Luxury Link also features an exclusive section highlighting the latest news and travel offerings from Orient-Express.  Additionally Luxury Link travelers have full access to the redesigned Orient-Express web site to facilitate comprehensive research on each property and direct booking.

“Few brands stir the imagination like Orient-Express,” said Diane McDavitt, president of Luxury Link. “Exotic journeys, legendary hotels and modern elegance combine in one iconic collection that is as unique as it is luxurious.  We are pleased to be making these special properties available to our travelers via this new partnership.”

About Orient-Express Hotels
Orient-Express Hotels is a hotel and travel company focused on the luxury end of the leisure market with many iconic and highly acclaimed properties. Beginning in 1976 with the acquisition of the legendary Hotel Cipriani in Venice, Orient-Express has grown to encompass 51 businesses, including 41 highly individual hotels across five continents, two restaurants, two river cruise operations and six tourist trains, including the fabled Venice Simplon-Orient-Express which operates through Europe, linking London, Paris and Venice.  Orient-Express chooses to own or part-own and manage its businesses, and continues to seek out unique properties with expansion potential and to introduce new experiences, restoring romance, glamour and style to international travel.

About Luxury Link
Founded in 1997, Luxury Link is the world’s premier online luxury travel resource. Showcasing hundreds of extraordinary hotels and resorts, cruises, tours and villas in more than 60 countries, LuxuryLink.com provides unparalleled access to exclusive offers and insider tips for the sophisticated traveler. For more information, please visit www.luxurylink.com or call 1-888-2973299.