Gary Franklin Orient Express Interview

The Inside Track…

One of the most luxurious, and deeply English, ways to travel through England’s glorious countryside is on the Orient-Express British Pullman. Over the last century, Orient-Express has come to symbolise the most romantic railway experiences available, and, as the birthplace of the locomotive, there’s no better place to experience the iconic brand’s opulent hospitality than in England. Orient-Express Managing Director Gary Franklin tells us why.

Pentilie Castle Hotel

‘Guests are encouraged to explore the 55 acres of woodland gardens, with the family Labradors acting as guides. Bees and orchards supply the castle with honey and apple juice’

After inheriting this 17th century castle positioned on the Cornish bank of the River Tamar in 2007, the Coryton family put all their energies into renovating and modernising this historic property to create a multi award-winning B&B and wedding venue.

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

‘It undoubtedly has the reputation for being one of the best hotels in England, if not Europe and according to some, even the world’

The Ritz Hotel London

‘To dine at The Ritz is to experience some of the best cuisine available anywhere in the world, within one of the most beautiful dining rooms in London’

The world’s greatest hotel and a London landmark at 150 Piccadilly, The Ritz has been home to thousands of discerning guests since 1906. To stay at The Ritz is to enjoy the ultimate in style, service and sophistication.

The beautiful bedrooms and suites feature fully restored period interiors and whichever room you choose.you will experience the best in luxury accommodation and service.