The world-famous ocean liner-turned-hotel Queen Elizabeth 2 will reopen her doorways to company within the United Arab Emirates on October 1st.
The vessel is now completely moored on the Mina Rashid port in Dubai, and closed in March because the world battled the primary wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
To allay fears from potential company, the ship has additionally been licensed as secure and given the Dubai Assured stamp.
The stamp, which is issued by Dubai Tourism, the Division of Financial Improvement and Dubai Municipality is given to eating places, shops, resorts, malls and leisure locations which might be adhering to native security tips.
The information is unquestionably welcome to its many followers who’ve been awaiting an opportunity to go to the luxurious liner once more.
This 12 months the QE2 additionally opened its bridge to the general public for the primary time in 52 years, permitting company to get a glimpse of the commanding station of the ship and its previous maritime gear.
It additionally has heritage excursions of the ship, though it’s unclear whether or not the excursions can be restarting as soon as extra.
Historical past of the QE2
On September 20th, 1967 at John Brown’s shipyard on Clydebank in Scotland, Queen Elizabeth the second named the QE2 after her mom within the firm of Prince Phillip and 30,000 spectators.
On Might 2nd, 1969 she made her maiden transatlantic voyage.
In her lifetime, the QE2 would full 1,400 voyages, sail some six million nautical miles and play gracious host to virtually 2.5 million passengers.
She would full 25 excursions all over the world and, after 39 years, retire in 2008 to hitch Dubai as a prized and prestigious attraction.
Immediately, 50 years after her maiden voyage, the QE2 has been lovingly restored to her former glory.
Completely docked in Mina Rashid, the floating museum, lodge, eating and occasions vacation spot affords a selection of eating places and bars, 224 snug rooms and suites, QE2 Spa, Theatre by QE2, Dubai Responsibility Free purchasing arcade and an eclectic collection of assembly and occasion areas – together with a spacious pavilion, grand lounge and a traditional 1960s ballroom.
Passengers can embark on an enchanting journey via the historical past of the vessel with an onsite interactive heritage exhibition showcasing precise and reproduction artefacts of her earlier years.