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.

3 Cruise Lines That Are Growing The Cruise Industry

The cruise industry is always growing but there are those cruise lines that are growing a lot faster than others which are really helping grow the industry. With new cruise regions opening up like Asia there are new possibilities for new ships orders and even totally new cruise line companies!

Mein Schiff 4 Moves To Next Phase of Construction And Floats On Water For First Time

TUI Cruises upcoming cruise ship Mein Schiff has moved to its final phase of construction at the newly owned Meyer Turku shipyard in Finland.

Royal Caribbean Knows How To Make Anthem of the Seas Construction Interesting!

Royal Caribbean have posted a new video showing how the cruise lines future cruise ship Anthem of the Seas is being built block by block.

Crew Member Sacked For Posting Photos of Costa Fascinosa Damage

Over two weeks ago the Costa Fascinosa had a lot of onboard damage from bad weather that hit the ship. Many cruise sites reported on it and most got photos and a video from a crew members facebook page who was working on the cruise ship at the time.

Cruise Lines Avoid Sailing Ships To West Africa Due To Ebola Virus

The Ebola virus continues to infect thousands of people in western parts of Africa and now several cruise lines will avoid the region so the deadly virus doesn't spread to cruise ships.

Second Cruise Ship To Provide Hurricane Relief To Cabo San Lucas Locals

Just days ago Cruise Hive reported that the Carnival Miracle would be off loading relief supplies to locals on Hurricane Odile hit Cabo San Lucas. Well now Princess Cruises has also announced that it will be doing the same.

Holland America Ship Out of Service Due To Technical Issue

Holland America Line has cancelled another upcoming cruise for the ms Veendam cruise ship due to a mechanical problem.

Hurricane Relief Supplies To Be Delivered By Carnival Miracle During New Itinerary

The Spirit class ship, Carnival Miracle will be delivering some much needed Hurricane relief supplies after Hurricane Odile hit cruise destinations in the Mexican Riviera region back in September.

Watch A Time-Lapse of Quantum of the Seas Conveyance In Germany

Yes we know everyone is talking about Quantum of the Seas but it is the biggest and most innovative new ship of the year and is set to bring a new standard to the industry.