Authors Posts by Emrys Thakkar

Emrys Thakkar

Founder and Editor of Cruise Hive which has been online since 2008. Worked on Carnival ships for 8 years and have an insight into cruising from a passenger and a crew members perspective. Dedicated to bringing cruisers the latest industry news and informative articles.
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UK’s Third Largest Cruise Line Announces Adults-Only Ship and All Inclusive Fleet

Marella Cruises which was previously known as Thomson Cruises has announced details on its upcoming newly added cruise ship and that the entire fleet is going all inclusive.
Spectrum of the Seas Mega Block

Spectrum of the Seas Reaches Major Construction Milestone

Spectrum of the Seas Mega-Block completed and travels from the Rostock shipyard to the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany to join the rest of the Royal Caribbean ship.
Carnival Cruise Ships In Grand Cayman

Save With Carnival’s 48-Hour Spring Sale

Carnival Cruise Line is currently running its 48-Hour Spring Sale so there isn't much time to take advantage of cruise booking savings which would normally cost more.

Take a Sneak Peek from Inside Carnival Horizon

As we count down the days until Carnival's newest cruise ship arrives we have even more photos to show you. Take a sneak peek from inside Carnival Horizon while docked at the Fincantieri Monfalcone shipyard in Italy.
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Solo Cabins Being Added to Holland America’s Nieuw Statendam

Holland America Line has released some new details about Nieuw Statendam which is the second Pinnacle-class cruise ship. When the new cruise ship debuts it will have eight more staterooms and an enlarged Neptune Lounge. Solo cabins will also be featured on Holland America's upcoming cruise ship.
Carnival Dream Cruise Ship Departing Port

American Travelers Think Cruise Ships Can’t Handle Serious Medical Emergencies

According to a survey by Allianz Global Assistance, the majority of travelers think that cruise ships are unable to cope with any major serious medical emergencies. It was also found that cruise insurance is even more important than ever before.
Mariner of the Seas Refurbishment Renderings

Royal Caribbean to Modernize 10 Cruise Ships in 4 Years

Royal Caribbean has announced a huge $900 Million investment to modernize cruise ships with new features and enhancements. The plan is to upgrade 10 cruise ships in just four years with major dry dock operations and upgrades.
MSC Armonia in Havana, Cuba

Another MSC Cruise Ship to Homeport in Miami, Florida

MSC Cruises has announced that MSC Armonia will homeport in Miami, Florida starting in December 2018. The MSC cruise ship will expand operation form PortMiami and join MSC Divina and MSC Seaside.
Perfect Day at CocoCay, Bahamas

Royal Caribbean’s CocoCay Private Island is Getting Big Upgrades

Forget about the cruise ships! Royal Caribbean's CocoCay Private island resort in the Bahamas is getting major upgrades including the tallest and most thrilling waterslide in North America, the largest freshwater pool in the Caribbean and even a helium balloon!


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