The Queen Elizabeth II (QE2) liner docks in front of the Liver building on the River Mersey during her final farewell voyage ahead of being decommissioned. Oct. 3 in Liverpool, England. The QE2 was bought by investment group Dubai World for $100 million and will arrive at the emirate port on 28 November to be turned into a luxury floating hotel. (Getty Images)
Just about everything Badr Jafar touches turns to golD, formed just seven years ago, his crescent enterprises is raking in over a billion dollars in revenues and is highly profitable. But the young Emirati insists profits are just part of the plan.