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.
Vacation Guarantee

Carnival Cruise Lines To Continue ‘Great Vacation Guarantee’ In 2015

Carnival has announced that it will continue its 'Great Vacation Guarantee' through 2015. The program began early 2014 and has offered peace of mind to the millions of gusts sailing and booking cruises on...
Sea Princess

Sea Princess Problems Continue With Cancellation of Cruise

The cruise ship which is operated by Princess Cruises has been in the media a lot over the past week for many different reasons and now hopefully all the problems will be fixed. The Sea...
ms Koningsdam

ms Koningsdam To Be Name of Holland America Pinnacle Class Ship

Holland America Line has today announced the name of its upcoming 99,500 ton pinnacle class cruise ship. The new ship has been named ms Koningsdam which is the cruise lines first name of its kind...
Hurricane Odile

Hurricane Odile Forcing Cruise Lines To Make Changes

Hurricane Odile which is become stronger in the Pacific has started forcing at least one cruise line to alter ship itineraries. Disney Cruise Lines has changed Disney Wonders's 14-night cruise from San Diego. The cruise...
Sea Princess

Passengers Sick From Gastro Virus On Princess Cruise Ship

The 77,500 ton cruise ship Sea Princess has reportedly had a gastrointestinal outbreak causing at least 100 passengers to become sick. The ship is currently sailing in Australia, it departed Fremantle on August 18th to...
P&O Britannia

Formula 1 Presenter Suzi Perry Turns On P&O Britannia’s Engines

A milestone has been reached in the construction of the P&O Britannia with BBC Formula 1 presenter Suzi Perry turning on the huge engines for the very first time. The four large engines were started...
Quantum of the Seas

Quantum of the Seas Shows Off For First Time At Papenburg Festival

For the first time Quantum of the Seas has had the chance to show of a little while at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. Papenburg had its festival on Saturday but this year...
Princess Tour Bus

Princess Cruises Employee Dead After Tour Bus Crashes In Alaska

Local news outlet in Alaska KYUU is reporting that a tour bus which is operated by Princess Cruises has overturned in Alaska sadly killing one female cruise employee and injuring two others. The crash was...
P&O Britannia

Micky Arison Visits P&O Britannia At Fincantieri Shipyard In Malfalcone

The ChairmanĀ of the Carnival Corporation Micky Arison and the CEO of Carnival UKĀ David Dingle have made a visit to the P&O Britannia. The ship is currently being built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Malfalcone, Italy....