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.

Cruise News Update: November 26, 2022

Catch up on the biggest cruise news stories from the past week, with updates on Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess Cruises.

Final Princess Cruise Ship Returns to Service Following Delays

Diamond Princess becomes the final ship in the Princess Cruises fleet to restart guest operations following delays.

Cruise News Update: November 19, 2022

Here's your cruise news update, with coverage across the major cruise lines, including Carnival, Royal Caribbean and MSC.

Disney Cruise Line Confirms 208,000 Gross Ton Global Dream Purchase

Disney Cruise Line confirms it has purchased the 208,000 gross ton Global Dream cruise ship which will join its fleet in 2025.

Carnival Cruise Ship Passengers Informed of Terminal Change

Carnival Cruise Line informs guests booked on the Carnival magic out of Port Canaveral of a switch of terminals.

Cruise News Update: November 12, 2022

Your latest weekly cruise news update with coverage on Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line and MSC Cruises.

Newest Norwegian Cruise Ship Arrives in Miami for Inaugural Sailings

Norwegian Cruise Line's newest ship arrives in Miami, Florida for the first time for two inaugural sailings as part of its U.S. tour.

Carnival’s Newest Cruise Ship Raises New Registry Flag

Carnival's new cruise ship raises its new Bahamas registry flag during its first port visit on its transatlantic voyage.

Carnival Cruise Line’s New Ship Departs for Florida

Carnival Celebration becomes the first ship in the fleet in 20 years to arrive in the UK, and departs Southampton for Miami, Florida.