New TV series on QE2 to be broadcast

Fans of the QE2 cruise ship are in for a treat with a the three-part, one-hour series Inside the QE2 Hotel commissioned by Channel 5 and filmed by London based SpunGold TV.

Over the past few months, the broadcaster has filmed exclusive access the Queen Elizabeth 2, docked permanently in Dubai’s Mina Rashid marina for just under two years.

In the QE2′s time as an operating ocean liner, it transported rock stars and royalty, and circumnavigated the world 25 times.

The episodes document whether the hotel will sink or swim during the ongoing multi-million pound refurbishment, and with a new team in charge.

Commenting, Daniela Neumann, managing director of Spun Gold, said: “Inside The QE2 reveals the inside workings of the world’s most glamorous floating hotel, its staff and holidaying guests – perfect escapism for Channel 5′s viewers for these times.”

Details of when the series will be aired, will be announced shortly.

QE2 Hotel Update

In light of recent global events and taking into account the QE2’s position as an ongoing restoration project, the QE2 has announced plans to temporarily close the vessel and all of the on board facilities to further progress on the existing renovation plans during the anticipated low season.

The hotel will be closed until 1st September 2020. 

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