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.
Holland America Suite

Holland America Beefs Up Suites With Promotions

Holland America is beefing up it's suites promotions by offering new deals to entice cruisers booking some of the lines suites. For guests looking to indulge, the suites on Holland America Line ships range from...
Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria Cruise Ship To Get Multi-Million Upgrade

Cunard Line is continuing its fleet upgrade with a multi-million refurbishment scheduled for January 2015. The Queen Victoria will have a dry-dock at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. The shipyard is also...

All Ships In Carnival Cruise Line Fleet Do The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If you've been on Facebook recently you will notice your wall full of people dumping ice-cold water over themselves or by other people. Well all this is for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis otherwise known as ALS and...
Venice, Italy

New Route Needed After Venice Bans Large Cruise Ships

Large cruise ships over 96,000 tons have now been banned from sailing near St Marks square in Venice and along the shoreline to the passenger terminal Stazione Marittima on the out skirts of the old...
Regal Princess

Regal Princess To Have Love Boat Cast As GodParents

The Regal Princess which is operated by Princess Cruises is to be christened by the original Love Boat cast from the popular American TV show which first aired in 1977. So this does mean the...
Quantum of the Seas

Quantum of The Seas Finally Floated Out of Meyer Werft Shipyard

One of the worlds most innovative cruise ships Quantum of the Seas has finally been floated out of the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The ship which is currently being built by the German...
Sapphire Princess

Passenger On Sapphire Princess Cruise Ship Drowns

News has come in that a female passenger aboard Princess Cruises Sapphire Princess cruise ship has been found dead in the vessels swimming pool. Local news outlets in China including which is where the...
Carnival Fascination

Passenger Is Rescued From Carnival Fascination Cruise Ship

A rescue operation has occurred involving the U.S. Coast Guard and the Carnival Fascination cruise ship which is operated by Carnival Cruise Lines. This morning (August 10th) a 26-year-old male passenger was suffering from symptoms...
Quantum of the Seas

Quantum of the Seas Float Out At Shipyard Delayed

Royal Caribbean upcoming cruise ship Quantum of the Seas has had its float out delayed due to poor weather conditions. The float at the Meyer Weft shipyard in Germnay, Papenburg was supposed to go ahead...