Petrie PR’s 2024 Hot List of New Hotel, Train and Boat Launches

From Asia and Beyond

As 2023 draws to a close, we are delighted to round up the most highly anticipated new hotel, train and boat launches of 2024 for discerning travellers who are keen on experiencing the latest in luxury and comfort.

We look forward to the opportunity to share more about these launches and bespoke experiences and discussing how they could be an inspiration for your travel content and trip planning.

Eastern & Oriental Express, A Belmond Train, Southeast Asia – Return to Rails in February 2024

After a four-year hiatus, Eastern & Oriental Express, A Belmond Train, Southeast Asia will make its much-anticipated return to the rails in February 2024.

Offering a reimagined adventure of Southeast Asia in motion, the train will launch two new seasonal journeys departing from Singapore and travelling through Malaysia’s ever-changing landscapes and vibrant cities: the Essence of Malaysia (November to February) and Wild Malaysia (March to October).

With restyled interiors, elevated on board experiences, and enthralling journeys encompassing culture, gastronomy, architecture and the arts, the Eastern & Oriental Express will take railway travel in the region to new heights, while setting a new standard of excellence in Southeast Asia.

Janu Tokyo – Aman’s Sibling Brand First Hotel to Open in March 2024

Janu, meaning ‘soul’ in Sanskrit, marks an energising new era for hospitality with the opening of Janu Tokyo in March 2024, as the first of 12 upcoming projects by Janu across various city, country, and coastal destinations. Led by Chairman and CEO Vlad Doronin, Janu combines the 35-year legacy of Aman with Doronin’s extensive expertise in global real estate development and hospitality.

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