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.
Norwegian Jade

Israeli Passengers Not Allowed To Disembark Norwegian Cruise Ship

UPDATE:NCL has now given Cruise Hive a statement which you can read below:During Norwegian Jade’s port call in La Goulette, Tunisia on Sunday, March 9, 2014, a small number of guests holding Israeli passports...
Queen Mary 2

Dramatic Photos Of Queen Mary 2 Captain Standing On Bulbous Bow

Cunard Line have release some dramatic photos of the Queen Mary 2 captain standing on the bulbous bow, These photos are impressive and slightly scary due to the size of the 151,200 ton ship.The...
Norwegian Epic

Norwegian Epic To Sail Canary Islands, Morocco & Western Mediterranean

Norwegian Cruise Line have announced the itineraries of the cruise lines largest cruise ship Norwegian Epic. The new itineraries are for the winter season 2015/16. We already knew the ship will be sailing from...
Carnival Paradise

24 Cubans Adrift At Sea Saved By Carnival Paradise Cruise Ship

24 Cubans have been adrift at sea for five days until the Carnival Paradise from Carnival Cruise Lines came to the rescue.The captain of the ship apparently spotted the small vessel in the ocean...

The Beatles Experience To Feature On Cunard Ships For Anniversary

It's the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles first visit to America and Cunard Line will be offering a way to enjoy the celebrations aboard the lines cruise ships.There will be a live tribute band...
Liberty of the Seas

New Offers Rolled Out By Royal Caribbean

Great new for people booking a cruise with Royal Caribbean this month! The worlds second largest cruise line is rolling out some new offers which could also increase bookings for the company.The new offers...
Bonsai Sushi

Carnival Legend Gets New Features After Upgrade

The Spirit class ship Carnival Legend has completed its dry dock and now has some great new features for guests to enjoy! The ship is now back in service sailing from Tampa, Florida.Thanks to...
P&O Oriana

P&O Oriana Hit By Sickness Bug & Late Departure

The P&O Oriana which recently had a propeller fault has still been hit with issues. The ship had to finish its voyage three days early and go back to Southampton to make urgent repairs...
Virgin Cruises

Richard Branson’s Virgin Cruises Could Launch by 2019

To add to an ever-changing cruise industry there could soon be a new rival to some of today's current cruise line companies. Richard Branson is apparently looking to launch his own 'Virgin Cruises' which...