She may not be sailing the high seas anymore, but the Queen Elizabeth II ocean liner is set to hold tourists once again, this time as a 300-room hotel moored in a Dubai port. The company that owns the QE2 bought the ship in 2007 for $100 million and hasn’t done much with the beloved boat since then. [More]
If there’s one take home from this story about refunds given to passengers of the Queen Mary 2 after she failed to stop at three ports of call on her latest cruise, it’s that no matter how bad a situation is, it’s always made worse by British people.
However, there were reports of discord among the passengers, many of whom blamed “whingeing” Britons for spoiling the cruise with their protest.