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.

Carnival Cruise Ship Responds to Mayday Call

The Carnival Ecstasy responded to a mayday call in the Bahamas on Tuesday and came to the rescue of an injured crew member from a yacht.

Carnival Cruise Line Cancels All U.S. Departures Until February 2021

With Carnival Cruise Line still developing its plan to meet the CDC Conditional Sailing Order framework it has decided to cancel all U.S. departures until February 2021.

Another Cruise Ship Set to be Scrapped in Turkey

It's being reported that a cruise ship operated by UK-based Marella Cruises is likely to be scrapped in Turkey.

Cruise Hive Weekly News: November 14, 2020

This week has been full of cruise news with the possibility of heading off on simulated sailings with Royal Caribbean to a COVID-19 outbreak on a luxury vessel in the Caribbean, we've got you covered with the biggest stories of the week.

It Has All Gone Wrong for the First Caribbean Cruise With Multiple COVID Cases

The first cruise to resume in the Caribbean has been hit with positive cases of COVID-19 and the SeaDream luxury vessel has now returned to port with guests and crew in lockdown.

Royal Caribbean Launches Online Form for Cruise Volunteers

It now looks like test volunteers is a thing after Royal Caribbean announced on its social media. The cruise line posted people to apply to become a test volunteer on simulated cruises.

Holland America Line Temporarily Stops Selling Longer Cruises

Holland America Line has decided to stop selling longer cruises while it reviews the new CDC framework and seeks additional clarification.

Royal Caribbean Introduces New Alaska Itineraries for 2022

Royal Caribbean is introducing new Alaska itineraries for the 2022 summer season with the deployment of four cruise ships that will sail the region.

Carnival Removes 8-Day or Longer Cruises Until Late 2021

Carnival Cruise Line has removed cruises over seven days long from its web site until late 2021.