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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of report (earliest event reported): December 14, 2012
 
ORIENT-EXPRESS HOTELS LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
         
Bermuda
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
001-16017
(Commission
file number)
 
98-0223493
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
 
22 Victoria Street
Hamilton HM 12, Bermuda
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
 
441-295-2244
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
 
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
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Item 8.01  Other Events.

On December 14, 2012, the Registrant announced several actions reflecting its strategy to increase the earnings power of its properties, optimize its unique portfolio of luxury travel assets, and further strengthen its balance sheet.  The news release is attached as an Exhibit to this Current Report and incorporated herein by reference.
 
Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)  Exhibits
 
Exhibit
Number
 
Description of Exhibit
  99.1  
News release of the Registrant dated December 14, 2012.
 
 
 

 
 
SIGNATURE
 
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.
 
   
ORIENT-EXPRESS HOTELS LTD.
 
       
       
    By:  
/s/ Edwin S. Hetherington
 
 
Date: December 14, 2012
 
 
 
Edwin S. Hetherington
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
 
 
 
 

 

 
EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit
Number
 
Description of Exhibit
  99.1  
News release of the Registrant dated December 14, 2012.