Dubai will spend another $90 million to refurbish the ocean liner QE2 before it steams out of the emirate in October to be moored in Asia as a 400-room luxury hotel, its new owners said on Sunday.
The QE2, launched more than 40 ye
Gold eased towards $1,330 an ounce in Europe on Wednesday as the dollar firmed versus the euro after a report said the Federal Reserve would likely adopt a gradual approach to further US monetary easing.
Spot gold was bid at $1,333.15 an o
Dubai has opened a new cruise ship terminal with the naming of an Italian ocean liner that will operate cruises from this Gulf tourism hub.
'Six-seven years ago, we had 10,000 (cruise ship) travelers. In 2009, this figure rose to
Dubai has scrapped plans to move the Queen Elizabeth 2 to South Africa, saying it is still considering options to maximise the luxury liner's value, according to a newspaper report.
Istithmar World, the investment arm of debt-laden c
QE2, the world’s most famous ocean liner, arrives in Dubai today, exactly forty years to the day from when she first went to sea on her preliminary sea trials on November 26, 1968.
QE2 will make her way along the Dubai coastline to Mina Ra
QE2, the world’s most famous ocean liner, has departed from Southampton, UK, on her final voyage to Dubai.
On arrival in Dubai on November 26, QE2 will be greeted at The World islands by a flotilla of local yachts, boats and leisure-craft
The world’s best loved cruise liner, QE2, will arrive in Dubai at the end of her ultimate voyage on November 26.
Once she arrives in Dubai, the ownership of QE2 will be transferred to Nakheel, said a company official.
Over the comi
A luxurious marina development on the eastern trunk side of Palm Jumeirah will be the permanent home for the famous cruise liner QE2.
Nakheel, a leading developer, will commence construction on QE’s eventual home in September. The luxury m