SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) February 24, 2011
ORIENT-EXPRESS HOTELS LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
22 VICTORIA STREET
HAMILTON HM 12, BERMUDA
(Address of principal executive offices) Zip Code
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended simultaneously to satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act.
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o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act.
ITEM 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
The information contained in this Current Report is furnished to the Commission under Item 2.02 (Results of Operations and Financial Condition). In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into a filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in the filing. The registrant is a foreign private issuer and, therefore, is exempt from Regulation FD.
On February 24, 2011, the registrant announced its annual consolidated earnings for the year ended December 31, 2010. The news release is attached as an Exhibit to this Current Report and incorporated herein by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 25, 2011