A sneak peak at Dubai World's plans for a series of sub-surface hotels
Arabian Business staff
The shipbuilding arm of Dubai World has announced plans to build a series of underwater hotels in the emirate. (Source: Supplied)
In a statement released on Wednesday, Drydocks World said it has signed an agreement with a Swiss contractor to develop the World Discus Hotel, which is partly submerged under the sea. (Source: Supplied)
According to Drydocks World, BIG InvestConsult will provide the required technological expertise for the unusual concept. (Source: Supplied)
As well as providing leisure facilities, the development will also include a laboratory for ocean environment protection and research. (Source: Supplied)
Drydocks World did not provide any details on the cost of the project or a potential completion date. (Source: Supplied)
Dubai has a history of building unique tourism projects, such as the man-made Palm Jumeirah and The World islands development. (Source: Supplied)
The emirate is also home to the indoor ski slope Ski Dubai and Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower. (Source: Supplied)
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Dalal May 20, 2012 07:49 am
wow cooool amazing, cant wait
asghar panuhan May 12, 2012 01:31 pm
Jayanta Kumar Roy. May 08, 2012 01:04 pm
This under water hotel is a fantastic thing The person who had this idea in his brain is a very intellectual person This hotels when built completely
will be one of the top wonders of the world and will be worth seeing.Dubai is going to built a world famous object.