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Drydocks World plans Middle East underwater hotels

Dubai's Drydocks World has signed an agreement with Swiss firm BIG InvestConsult to develop undersea hotels across the region. Under the terms of the deal, Drydocks and Maritime World is the exclusive main contractor for construction of these new concept hotels and cities in the entire Middle East, The hotel, featuring a discus-shaped residential underwater building connected to another discus above water, will be funded by BIG, which is in talks with other investors. BIG InvestConsult, a key operator in the area of innovative technologies transfer, holds the technology rights to build the World Discus Hotel.