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.
MSC Magnifica

11 MSC Crew Members Rescued In Brazil From “Slave-Like Conditions”

It's being reported that 11 crew members from the MSC Magnifica which is operated by MSC Cruises have been rescued from the ship for working in "Slave-Like Conditions".
Michael Schwartz

Michael Schwartz Is New Culinary Advisor For Quantum Class Cruise Ships

Award winning chef Michael Schwartz has been chosen by Royal Caribbean International and The Genuine Hospitality Group as Culinary advisor for Quantum of the Seas and Anthem of the Seas.The chef is well known for...
Independence of the Seas

Two Killed While Independence of the Seas Departs St.Kitts

It's being reported that two men have tragically been killed while helping Independence of the Seas cruise ship depart St.Kitts. The ship is operated by Royal Caribbean and is one of the largest cruise...
100th Cruise

Passenger Sails On Carnival Ships 100 Times

A very dedicated passenger has sailed on Carnival ships 100 times! Ralph Fegley recently sailed on the Carnival Dream which makes it the 100th time he has cruised on a Carnival ship.Carnival Dream was...

If You Missed It, Watch Google+ Hangout With Royal Caribbean CEO

Watch this Google+ Hangout with Royal Caribbean CEO Adam Goldstein answering many questions  from cruisers. Some of the topics include the recently announced new "Dynamic Dining" concept which Cruise Hive previously reported on. Also there's...

Take A Look At Seuss At Sea In Action On Carnival Splendor

Carnival Cruise Lines has posted a new video showing the "Seuss At Sea" program at work. The video shows some footage of the Seuss-a-palooza parade and story telling featuring the one and only Cat...
Explorer of the Seas

Explorer of the Seas To Start Sailing From Southampton In 2015

Royal Caribbean have announced that Explorer of the Seas will begin sailing from Southampton in the UK in summer 2015. This will be the first time the ship has done a European season.The cruise...
Phuket, Thailand

Phuket, Thailand

Phuket, Thailand is a destination cruise ships call at but my experience was from a holiday where I stayed in a hotel for one week. The good thing is where I was staying is...
Cozumel Port

Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel, Mexico is one of the most popular cruise destinations in the world and if you choose a cruise that sails to the Caribbean then there is a very good chance it will make...