May 15, 2024
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Betting on luxury’s allure: Orient Express invests $134M in El Encanto


Laura McIver, the general manager of El Encanto. Orient-Express, the property’s new owner, has pumped $134 million into the hotel, which is getting positive reviews in its first month of operation after an eight-year closure. (Alex Drysdale photo) A month after El Encanto re-opened in the hills of Santa Barbara, hotel executives say the property…


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