Orient Express Silenseas World’s Largest Sailing Ship

Hotel company Accor has unveiled the 220-meter-long Orient Express Silenseas sailing yacht, to offer luxury cruises.

140 years after the launch of its first luxury trains, the Orient Express legend continues with the unveiling of the world’s largest sailing ship, Orient Express Silenseas, which will be designed by architect Maxime d’Angeac and studio Stirling Design International.

Orient Express Silenseas World’s Largest Sailing Ship

“With Orient Express Silenseas, we are beginning a new chapter in our history, taking the experience and excellence of luxury travel and transposing it onto the world’s most beautiful seas. This exceptional sailing yacht, with roots in Orient Express’ history, will offer unparalleled service and refined design spaces, reminiscent of the golden age of mythical cruises. Innovation is at the heart of this ultra-modern ship that will revolutionize the maritime world with new technology to meet today’s sustainability challenges. It is a boat designed to make dreams a reality, a showcase for the best of French savoir-faire.” – Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO, Accor.

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