Wednesday, April 18, 2018
QE2 reopens as floating hotel

New Lease on Life: Ocean Liner QE2 Reopens as Luxury Floating Hotel in Dubai

DUBAI, April 18 (Reuters) – The Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) ocean liner has been given a new lease of life as a floating hotel in Dubai, 10 years after the...

April 18, 2018
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Monday, April 16, 2018
qe2 final cruise

QE2 to Open as Floating Hotel in Dubai

By Zainab Fattah (Bloomberg) — The Queen Elizabeth II ocean liner may finally start generating returns for Dubai after the emirate spent $100 million buying the vessel more than a...

April 16, 2018
Total Views: 15

Thursday, January 17, 2013
queen elizabeth 2 qe2 dubai
Engineering News

Drydocks World to Convert QE2 Ocean Liner to 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The Queen Elizabeth 2, the ocean liner known as the QE2 that plied the Atlantic for almost 40 years, will be moored in Asia as a 400-room luxury hotel after...

January 17, 2013
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Queen Elizabeth 2 to Anchor Port Rashid Makeover

By Asa Fitch Dubai’s decision to turn the Queen Elizabeth 2 into a floating hotel has ended years of uncertainty about the fate of an asset snapped up at the...

July 3, 2012
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Monday, July 20, 2009

QE2 Headed for Cape Town

The Queen Elizabeth II is headed for Cape Town, South Africa. This just in from BBC News: Cunard sold the Southampton-based liner for £50m to the United Arab Emirates real...

July 20, 2009
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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Despite Valiant Efforts, QE2 Sets Sail For Dubai

Maritime Journal Online writes of the QE2 entering port early Tuesday morning: On its way into its home port at Southampton the ship ran hard aground on a sandbank at...

November 13, 2008
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Saturday, January 12, 2008

Cunard’s Three Queens Visit The Big Apple

Photo by AurelioZen NewYorkology tells us of the first / last ever meeting of its three grand ships; Cunard’s one-time-only royal rendezvous of its three queens — the QE2, QM2...

January 12, 2008
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