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Dubai’s QE2 is just an anachronism

Dubai’s QE2 is just an anachronism

Extravagance, decadence, glamour. All this defined both Dubai, and the 40-year old cruise liner its state investment arm bought in 2007. But not any more.

February 7, 2010 4:06
 

Istithmar boss resigns amid debt woes

David Jackson resigns from investment unit of troubled Dubai World.

January 20, 2010 8:45
 
Britain’s “Big Bird” in Dubai?

Britain’s “Big Bird” in Dubai?

Anything’s possible. Rumors are flying that a Dubai-based company has bought Britain’s Concorde, and plans to turn it into a tourist attraction on one of the Palm islands.

April 8, 2009 1:33
 
The transformers?

The transformers?

Nakheel has promised to transform the QE2 into a floating luxury hotel in two to three years. Will they be able to do it?

February 16, 2009 11:01
 
QE2’s final journey

QE2’s final journey

As the QE2 docks in Dubai, its owners hope that the ship will join the likes of Burj Al Arab and Burj Dubai, as one of the city’s icons and draw tourists from across the world.

November 27, 2008 11:46
 
10 tea-time facts about Dubai’s tourism

10 tea-time facts about Dubai’s tourism

From a self-professed seven-star hotel to one of the largest shopping malls in the world, the emirate is doing all it can to rope in tourists.

November 18, 2008 2:08