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Re: QE2 opening day
« Reply #30 on: Mar 02, 2018, 07:16 PM »
Hello all, just wanted to say I went to see the QE2 today and they have told me she shall open on the 20th of March (18 days away!). I will definitely go check her out on that day! :D

Than you Liam.  They seem to have been saying that date for a while, it all depends what they mean by "opening" - i.e. how much of the ship, what for, and who will be allowed....

The indications I've had are that she won't be opening fully for quite a long time yet.
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Re: QE2 opening day
« Reply #31 on: Mar 03, 2018, 07:45 AM »
One thing is for sure she wont be open to the general public as yet

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I don't know why but I just tried to look at their website again. It won't load for me. Is it the same for anyone else?

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Hi Scott -

I was able to open the website but it is not showing anything new at all.

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Thanks June.  Must have been an unexplainable internet failure.  I can open it now.  :o

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Re: May 2018 is the latest date being heard for QE2 Hotel to open
« Reply #35 on: Apr 07, 2018, 10:30 AM »
Cruise Arabia now saying 2nd week of May. 

https://twitter.com/CruiseArabia/status/982532608285462528
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Re: May 2018 is the latest date being heard for QE2 Hotel to open
« Reply #36 on: Apr 07, 2018, 11:15 AM »
Cruise Arabia now saying 2nd week of May. 

https://twitter.com/CruiseArabia/status/982532608285462528

From an overhead photo I've seen there is still a lot of work left to do on her upper decks and general freshening up before she can accept hotel guests. This therefore makes sense. But I'd rather they take as much time as they need, to present her in the best way/light possible!
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