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 member's perspective. Dedicated to bringing cruisers the latest industry news and informative articles. Find out more about us here.

Iconic Funnel Installed on Carnival’s New Mardi Gras Cruise Ship

The iconic red, white and blue Carnival Cruise Line funnel has been installed on the new Mardi Gras cruise ship during construction.

Carnival Ship Impacted by Fog to Sail Cruise to Nowhere

The Carnival Dream which has been delayed arriving back at its homeport will be sailing a cruise to nowhere.

Harding Extends Retail Contracts With Two Cruise Lines

Harding, the global cruise retail specialist, has signed a 2027 contract extension with P&O Cruises and luxury cruise brand Cunard.

Celebrity Cruises Announces Godmother of Celebrity Apex

Celebrity Cruises has announced the godmother for the new Celebrity Apex cruise ship which will be joining the fleet in April 2020.

Cruise Ships Impacted by Heavy Fog and Port Closures

Cruise ships are being impacted by heavy fog which has forced two homeports on the U.S. Gulf Coast to close.

Carnival Cruise Ship Propulsion Issues Forces Port Cancellations

The Carnival Elation cruise ship has been suffering from propulsion issues and has been forced to cancel two port of calls.

PortMiami Announces Best Performance in its History

PortMiami which is the cruise capital of the world has had the best performance in its history with a huge cruise passenger increase.

Cruise Ship Sailings Altered Due to Technical Issues

Crown Princess which is operated by Princess Cruises is suffering from propulsion issues and has been forced to alter sailings.

Holland America Line Cancels Cruise to Fix Propulsion Problems

Holland America Line has cancelled a cruise for the Nieuw Amsterdam cruise ship so the ongoing propulsion issue can finally be fixed.