Tag Archives: Queen Elizabeth 2

Update: Queen Elizabeth 2 Rotting Away in Dubai

Since being sold by Cunard in 2007, the classic liner Queen Elizabeth 2 has been the locus of many plans and schemes, all of which have come to naught.  Sadly, the ship has remained tied up at a dock in Dubai’s Port … Continue reading

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Update: QE2 – New Plan Announced for Conversion to Luxury Hotel in Asia

Four years ago, the luxury liner Queen Elizabeth 2 was sold to financial interests in Dubai who planned on converting her to a luxury hotel. Unfortunately, the arrival of the ship coincided with a credit crunch and near financial melt-down in the emirate.  Last July, … Continue reading

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Classic Liner Queen Elizabeth 2 – Bound for the Scrapyard or the Thames?

Just before Christmas we posted about reports that the Queen Elizabeth 2 had been sold to Chinese scrappers for £20m after plans to convert the ship to a luxury hotel in Dubai fell through. Now there is an eleventh hour proposal to bring … Continue reading

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