Save the QE2 - QE2,  In November 2008 the world famous and iconic Ocean Liner Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) retired from service. The goal was to convert her into a floating hotel in Dubai. Sadly, due to the global financial crisis, QE2 has remained docked in Dubai. She is well cared for by her owners, with a 50 person live in crew mainting the ship to a very high standard.

However, as time passes, the future for QE2 becomes more and more at risk. This iconic British Ocean Liner needs a saviour. This website aims to give you access to the latest QE2 news, articles, books and resources so that we can together spread the word about QE2's plight and work together to secure her future.

QE2 is the World's Greatest Ship

This website was created to keep you up to date with the latest news and plans for the future use of QE2. It's aim is to showcase the various announced options for the ship and provide links to relevant news stories about the ships future.

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QE2 Designs Revealed

The designs for QE2 Hotel have been revealed with seven international design houses tendering.

You can see all seven by clicking here »

QE2-Hotel shipyard announced

15 October 2013: QE2 Hotel conversion under the QE2 Asia Hotel plan announced which will see QE2 converted at China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO) owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd.

For the full run down of the announcement plus a link to the original announcement, click here »

Shipyard Announcement Imminent

14 October 2013:It is expected the shipyard in China that is to convert QE2 into a floating hotel will be announced on 15 October 2013. Read about it here »

QE2 to leave Dubai for Singapore in either August or September

02 April 2013:A new report has been released relating to QE2's fate. This report from Arabian Business News states that the QE2 will remain in Dubai until August, or perhaps September 2013. Singapore has been listed as the destination. Read The Report »

QE2 to become Luxury Floating Hotel in Asia

17 January 2013: "QE2 Dubai, has the pleasure to announce that MS Queen Elizabeth 2, known popularly as QE2 will be moved today to Drydocks World Dubai for undertaking classification checks prior to her renovation as a luxury floating hotel.

Before her retirement to Dubai on 11th November 2008, the QE2 took regular cruises around the world as well as operating a scheduled liner service across the Atlantic Ocean between Southampton in the UK and New York. She carried 2.5 million passengers, sailed nearly six million miles and completed 806 trans-Atlantic crossings during 39 years of service for Cunard... Read More »

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