Rumors have it that the buyer was either a French group that wants to permanently dock the ship somewhere in France (as a floating museum/hotel, ergo, another Queen Mary setup) or an "Asian" firm that wants to use it somewhere in the Far East for "gambling cruises."
French Line, S.S. France, Trans-Atlantic crossing, (NY to LeHarve, France) 7/65; the first voyage on a ship ever for a very excited 7 year old
Italian Line, S.S. Michelangelo, Trans-Atlantic crossing (Genoa, Italy to NY) 8/66
HAL, S.S. Rotterdam (V), Eastern Caribbean 8/77
Celebrity, Zenith, Bermuda, 7/97
Carnival, Inspiration, Southern Caribbean, New Years Millenium cruise, 12/99-0/00
Disney, Magic, Eastern Caribbean, 3/02