Emrys Thakkar


The founder of Cruise Hive which was established in 2008 as one of the earliest cruise blogs in the industry. Emrys has been reporting on the latest cruise industry news since the site first launched. Expert insights and tips featured on a number of publications including The Express, Business Insider, and more.

Worked for Carnival Cruise Line for 8 years and is well and truly dedicated to cruising! Has also been on a number of cruises so can offer an insight into the industry that many will not be able to do. What's even more impressive is that Emrys has traveled the world by visiting more than 34 countries, lived in China for 8 years, cruised the Caribbean, Baltic, Mediterranean, and Europe.

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Celebrity Cruises Cancels Select Sailings for Three Ships

Celebrity Cruises informs guests of further cancellations impacting three cruise ships, including Asia and transatlantic voyages.

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Finale EMBARK Episode to Cover Alaska Restart

Norwegian Cruise Line will premier its final EMBARK episode a the end of September to cover the restart to Alaska with Norwegian Encore.

Which Carnival Cruise Ships Have Resumed Operations?

Find out which Carnival cruise ships have resume operations so far. Covering the entire fleet with return details and more.

First Carnival Cruise Ship Restarts Operations from New Orleans

Carnival Glory becomes the first Carnival cruise ship to resume operations from New Orleans after being on hold for 18 months.

Third Carnival Cruise Ship Resumes Operations from Texas

Carnival Dream becomes the thirds ship in the fleet to resumes operations from the Port of Galveston in Texas.

Alaska Senator Aims to Exempt Cruise Ships From the Passenger Vessel Services Act

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski announces bill to allow cruise ships to be exempt from the Passenger Vessel Services Act.

Carnival Cruise Line Decides Not to Move Forward With On-Site Testing

Carnival Cruise Line decides not to go ahead with its pre-cruise testing at the terminal across its homeports due to the logistics.

The Next World’s Largest Cruise Ship Will Debut in Fort Lauderdale in March 2022

Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas will debut in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in March 2022 before heading to Europe for the Summer season.

Carnival Cruise Line Cancels Faster to the Fun Program Until 2022

Carnival Cruise Line cancels its Faster to the Fun program in October and through December 2021.