Australian mining magnate Clive Palmer knows how to mint millions – he would be investing $200-million in his dream liner Titanic-II and already there is a mad rush for tickets.
It seems enthusiasts are offering up to $1-million per ticket for the 6-day voyage from Southampton to New York.
This has been reported in theaustralian.com.au of dated 27th of February 2013.
The Titanic-II would be a full scale replica of the doomed Titanic of 1912 that struck an iceberg on its maiden voyage and its passengers met an icy watery grave - 1,502 of the 2,224 passengers died in the tragic incident.
Clive Palmer’s dream liner is being built in China and is planned for completion in the latter half of 2016 – the internal décor would try to replicate the original and there would be three classes of accommodation and it would follow the same route as the original.
However, there would be some modern amenities like air-conditioning, a theater, a casino and state-of-the-art lifeboats – however, it would not have systems for e-mails or TVs.
Passengers can dress in the fashion of the last century and, even the dining room would be serving up fare similar to ‘those’ times.
Of course, Clive Palmer would not want to advertise his Titanic-II as unsinkable but, in his opinion, global warming has reduced risks of encountering icebergs in the route of his Titanic-II.
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