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.
Cruise Passenger

Don’t Become A Cruise Ship Slob

Well we all come across them and here at Cruise Hive we've come up with some advice to make sure you don't become a ship slob.
MSC Divinavideo

Video Footage of Mexican World Cup Fan Going Overboard On MSC Divina

Video footage has been trending on social media sites since it was posted on You Tube yesterday of a Mexican World Cup fan going overboard on MSC Divina.As Cruise Hive previously reported on, the...

Video of Cunards Queen Elizabeth Multi Million Refurbishment

Cunard Line have released of the best refurbishment videos yet compared to other cruise line refurbishments.The video was filmed during the cruise line Queen Elizabeth drydock in May and June which was done in...
ms Veendam

ms Veendam To Visit Bermuda In Summer 2015

ms Veendam which is a cruise ship in the Holland America fleet will be making several calls at Bermuda in the summer 2015.The mid-sized vessel will be docking in downtown Hamilton so guests will...
Norwegian Escape

Norwegian Escape To Be Largest Ship Ever To Visit Hamburg

Norwegian Cruise Line and Hamburg Cruise Port have announced that the 163,000 ton Norwegian Escape is to visit the port for its first public sailing in 2015.The cruise ship is currently being built at...
MSC Divina

Mexican Passenger Goes Overboard On MSC Divina World Cup Cruise

UPDATE - June 20th 2014Cruise Hive has now received a statement from MSC Cruises:MSC Cruises regrets to report that a Mexican guest onboard MSC Divina went overboard yesterday (18 June) at approximately 5pm, when the ship...
Port of Southampton

UK Remains Largest Cruise Market In Europe

A new report has been released today by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) UK & Ireland which includes new figures on the state of the cruise industry in the UK and Europe.According to...
Costa Diadema

Costa Cruises Begins Costa Diadema Countdown

Costa Cruises and everyone else within the cruise industry has started counting down to the Italian based cruise lines up coming cruise ship Costa Diadema.There's now less than 150 days until the christening ceremony...
Magong, Penghu

Royal Caribbean To Build New Cruise Ship Pier On Taiwan Islands

The focus on expanding in Asia continues as Royal Caribbean signs a new deal to build a cruise ship pier in Taiwan.The new deal was signed yesterday with Taiwan International Ports Co. (TIPC). The...