BELMOND LTD. (NYSE:BEL) Files An 8-K Other EventsITEM 8.01. Other Events
As previously disclosed on Belmond Ltd.’s website, the Eastern Caribbean, including the islands of Anguilla and St Martin, were hit by two hurricanes,Irma and Jose, and reports show many areas have been badly damaged.
The resorts of Belmond La Samanna on St Martin and Belmond Cap Juluca on Anguilla are closed for the season and no guests were staying at either property. We have confirmed that none of our employees at Belmond Cap Juluca have been injured and, to our knowledge at this time, our employees at Belmond La Samanna have also avoided injury. We are currently assessing the nature and extent of the damage sustained at our properties and based on our assessment at this time, we do not anticipate that Belmond La Samanna will open until at least April2018. Belmond Cap Juluca will be undergoing renovations as previously disclosed and based on our assessment at this time, we do not anticipate that it will open before November15, 2018.
This Report on Form8-K contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. For a list of the risk factors that may cause these statements to differ materially from those described in this Report, please see our Annual Report on Form10-K for the fiscal year ended December31, 2016.