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, and cruised the Caribbean, Baltic, Mediterranean, Asia, and Europe. Find out more about us here.

What Happens If You Miss Your Cruise Ship?

Ever wonder what happens if you miss your cruise ship? Stop stressing about it because this guide explains everything you need to know!

Icon of the Seas Size Comparison: Facts and Stats

Are you wondering just how big the world's largest cruise ship is? Learn everything you need to know with our Icon of the Seas size guide.

Icon of the Seas vs Titanic: A Giant Comparison

Curious how the world's biggest cruise ship stacks up to one of history's most famous? Read our informative Icon of the Seas vs Titanic guide.

The 10 Roughest Seas in the World for Cruise Ships

Are you thinking about booking a cruise but want to make sure you avoid the roughest seas in the world? We can help. Learn everything here!

The Best Time to Cruise Alaska: Advantages and Disadvantages

Wondering when the best time to cruise Alaska is? We have all of the answers you need. Ensure your Alaskan cruise is perfect with this guide.

Jamaica Cruise Ports: Full List and Overview

Thinking about taking a cruise that makes a stop in sunny Jamaica? Read our full guide to Jamaica cruise ports to know what to expect.

The Most IDEAL San Juan Cruise Excursions

Does your cruise visit Puerto Rico, but you're unsure what to do? Check out our list of the best San Juan cruise excursions and prepare for fun.

Retire on a Cruise Ship: Is It Really Worth It?

Should you retire on a cruise ship? Let's find out what's involved and if it's really worth it, with what's included and the downside.

Do Kids Need a Passport to Go on a Cruise?

We're often asked, "Do kids need a passport to go on a cruise?" To make it easy, here's our guide to child passport requirements for cruises.
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