The skyline of Dubai is seen from the rear deck of the Queen Elizabeth 2 as Istithmar World, the Dubai state investment company that owns the ship, outlined plans Monday to turn the retired cruise ... more 
The skyline of Dubai is seen from the rear deck of the Queen Elizabeth 2 as Istithmar World, the Dubai state investment company that owns the ship, outlined plans Monday to turn the retired cruise liner into a 300-room hotel, ending years of speculation about its fate, in Port Rashid, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, July 2, 2012. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II launched the QE2 in 1967. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kamran Jebreili
Mon, Jul 2, 2012 2:09 PM EDT