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.
Seaside Prototype

MSC Cruises Orders 2 New “Seaside”Prototype Ships From Fincantieri

MSC Cruises has ordered two brand new class cruise ships from the Italian ship builder Fincantieri. The two new class vessels will be known as "Seaside" Prototype ships until the cruise line chooses names for...
Regal Princess

The New Regal Princess Begins It’s Inaugural Cruise

The newest cruise ship in the world right now the Regal Princess has set sail on it's inaugural cruise from Venice yesterday (May 20th 2014). The Regal Princess isĀ 142,229 tons and is the sister ship...

Quantum of the Seas Is Taking Shape With 60% Now Completed

Royal Caribbean have released a new video of Quantum of the Seas at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The large innovative ship is starting to look complete and now a new phase...

Two Holland America Ships Moving To P&O Australia

It's been announced by the Carnival Corporation that two ships which are currently part of the Holland America fleet will be moved down under as part of the P&O Australia fleet. Both cruise lines...
Norwegian Spirit

New “Norwegian Next” To Upgrade The Fleet With 250 Million Investment

Norwegian Cruise Line have announced a major new "Norwegian NEXT" renovation program to bring all the ships in the fleet inline with the cruise lines newest ship Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway. NCL will be...
MSC Armonia

MSC Cruises Renaissance Upgrade Begins With Huge Armonia Block

Just yesterday MSC Cruises new programme to update its Lirica class cruise ships started. The new investment is known as the "Renaissance Programme" and will bring all the latest upgrades to all the ships...
Costa Deliziosa

Costa Deliziosa Stranded In Port Due To Sudden Power Failure

It's being reported that Costa Deliziosa has suffered a sudden power failure and is stranded in Valencia until the problem can bee resolved. A sudden blackout occurred throughout the ship at approximately 6 PM local...
Disney Cruise Ship

Disney Cruise Line Heading Back To Hawaii, West Coast and Galveston

Great news for cruisers who like to cruising with Disney Cruise Line or are planning on a cruise with the popular company. Disney will be making a return to Hawaii, the west coast and...
Grand Celebration

Passenger Medevaced From Bahamas Celebration Cruise Ship

The US Coast Guard has reported that a 56 year old male passenger was medvaced from The Bahamas Celebration cruise ship early Sunday morning (May 18th 2014). The Coats guard was notified of the passenger...