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.
Quantum of the Seas

Quantum of the Seas Shows Off For First Time At Papenburg Festival

For the first time Quantum of the Seas has had the chance to show of a little while at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Papenburg had its festival on Saturday but this year...
Princess Tour Bus

Princess Cruises Employee Dead After Tour Bus Crashes In Alaska

Local news outlet in Alaska KYUU is reporting that a tour bus which is operated by Princess Cruises has overturned in Alaska sadly killing one female cruise employee and injuring two others. The crash was...
P&O Britannia

Micky Arison Visits P&O Britannia At Fincantieri Shipyard In Malfalcone

The Chairman of the Carnival Corporation Micky Arison and the CEO of Carnival UK David Dingle have made a visit to the P&O Britannia. The ship is currently being built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Malfalcone, Italy....

Discover Many Onboard Spaces From Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America

A new video has cropped up which shows all the lounges and public spaces onboard the 80,000 ton Pride of America which is operated by Norwegian Cruise Line. The video shows almost every public space...
Anthem of the Seas Musical

We Will Rock You Musical To Feature On Anthem of the Seas Cruise Ship

Royal Caribbean are in the news once again with more new ship announcements but this time it's for the second ship in the Quantum class, Anthem of the Seas. The huge vessel will feature the...
Hurricane Norbert

Hurricane Norbert Forces Cruise Ship To Change Itinerary

Hurricane Norbert which is now causing concern in the Eastern Pacific just off the coast of Baja California is now starting to force cruise ships to alter itineraries. Regent Seven Seas has cancelled scheduled calls to...
New MSC Armonia Block

MSC Armonia Refit And Upgrade Now Underway In Sicily With Large New Block Added

MSC Cruises Renaissance program is continuing with the MSC Armonia upgrade, refurbishment and an enlargement to the hull. The MSC Armonia is the first of four vessels to receive MSC's Renaissance upgrade. On Sunday 31st...
Celebrity Century

Celebrity Century Cruise Ship To Be Sold To Chinese Travel Agency

Celebrity Cruises which is owned by Royal Caribbean International has announced that one of its most popular ships the Celebrity Century is to be sold to a Chinese travel agency in 2015. It seems everyone in...
Luxury Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Becomes Major Rival By Acquiring Two Luxury Cruise Lines

Cruise Hive reported yesterday that's it was rumor that Norwegian Cruise Lines is about to purchase Prestige Cruise Holdings the owner of Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Oceania Cruises. Well now that rumor is...