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Video: Underwater Hotels planned for Dubai

A short presentation showing just how the new Water Discus hotels work

The shipbuilding arm of Dubai World has announced plans to build a series of underwater hotels in the emirate.

In a statement released on Wednesday, Drydocks World said it has signed an agreement with Swiss contractor BIG InvestConsult to develop the World Discus Hotel, which is partly submerged under the sea.

Water Discus Hotels comprise two discs - an underwater and above-water one. This combination will allow guests to admire the depths of the ocean while making the most of the warm climate.
The two parts of the structure are connected by three solid legs and a vertical shaft containing a lift and stairway. The size of each disc has been adjusted to local conditions.

 

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