The luxury resort Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai was the place to be for the world-famous on November 20, 2008.


Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, at the grand opening of Atlantis, The Palm

The flagship resort of Palm Jumeirah, the palm-shaped man-made island in Dubai, had a grand 3-day debut featuring OBE-awardee Kylie Minogue and other entertainers. Hollywood’s luminaries like Robert DeNiro, Mischa Barton, Lindsay Lohan, Mary-Kate Olsen and Denzel Washington were in attendance.

There were reportedly several royals who also made an appearance on the event’s red carpet. Among them was Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York.



Here’s a peek at the new playground of the rich and famous: Atlantis, The Park:



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