HAMILTON, Bermuda , October 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. (NYSE:OEH, http://www.orient-express.com) today confirmed that it has received an unsolicited letter from The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and certain other members of the Tata group of companies dated October 18, 2012 , and included in IHCL's SEC Schedule 13D/A filing of the same date, with an unsolicited proposal by those parties and a fund controlled by Montezemolo & Partners to acquire all outstanding shares of Orient-Express Hotels Ltd.
The Board of Directors of Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. expects to evaluate the proposal carefully and respond in due course in accordance with the best interests of the Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. and its shareholders.
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Director, Corporate Communications
Tel: +44 20 3117 1380
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