Belmond is a global portfolio of luxury travel experiences including hotels, trains, cruises and safaris in some of the world’s most inspiring and enriching destinations.  Established almost 40 years ago with the acquisition of Hotel Cipriani in Venice, the Company owns and operates 47 unique and distinctive hotel, rail and river cruise experiences, including three scheduled to open over the course of the next twelve months, in many of the world’s most celebrated destinations.  From city landmarks to intimate resorts, the collection includes Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro; Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa, Belmond Hotel Monasterio and much more.  Belmond also encompasses, eight luxury tourist trains including the new Belmond Andean Explorer, safaris and three river cruises.