Emrys Thakkar

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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.

Oasis of the Seas Crew Members Test Positive for COVID-19

Crew members on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas cruise ship have tested positive for COVID-19.

Celebrity Cruises Take Virtual Delivery of New Cruise Ship

Due to the current situation around the world Celebrity Cruises has taken a virtual delivery of the new Celebrity Apex cruise ship.

Four Guests Die on Cruise Ship Which Also Has COVID-19 Cases Onboard

Four guests have now died on Holland America's Zaandam cruise ship which is stranded off the Panama coast.

Cruise Terminal in New York to Be Used as a Temporary Hospital

It has been announced that a cruise terminal in New York City is to be converted into a hospital for those infected with the coronavirus.

Carnival Cruise Line Delays Announcement on Extending Suspension

Carnival Cruise Line was set to make a major announcement today related to its suspension of operations but that has now been delayed.

Costa Cruises Extends Suspension of Cruises Until End of April

Costa Cruises has decided to extend its voluntary suspension of operations until the end of April due to the COVID-19 outbreak around the world.

Cruise Ship Now Has 77 Influenza-Like Cases Onboard

The ms Zaandam which now has 77 people onboard with flu-like symptoms is taking on supplies after being denied at ports.

Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises Extend Suspension of Operations Until May 12

Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises have extended the suspension of cruise operations for another month until May 12, 2020.

Carnival Cruise Ship Dry Dock Postponed, Crew to be Sent Home

Carnival Cruise Line will be sending crew members home from the Carnival Victory due to its postponed transformation into Carnival Radiance.