The UAE could help turn plans for Titanic II into reality, after it was revealed firms from the Emirates are in talks with Australian businessman Clive Palmer for partnership deals in his project to construct a replica of the iconic ocean liner.
The company behind the project, Blue Star Line, also said the ship could come to Dubai when construction is completed in 2016. The original Titanic sank during its maiden voyage across the Atlantic in 1912.
The grand staircase of the huge ship was a focal point of the 1997 film, Titanic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.
The gymnasium aboard Titanic II will mirror that of its early 20th century counterpart, featuring wooden equipment rather than state of the art machinery.
The Titanic’s maiden voyage was due to end in New York harbour, but disaster struck when it hit an iceberg en route. Some obvious improvements have been made to the new ship to make it worth for the 21st century, and Palmer has declared his replica will be the safest cruise ship in the world.
If you’d rather be in the water than on the water, there is an indoor swimming pool to enjoy.
The third class dining hall may not be as opulent as first and second class, but it still carries plenty of charm.
To really unwind, passengers on board will be able to enjoy a Turkish bath.