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.

Carnival Cruise Ship Itinerary Adjustments and Port Replacements

Guests booked on Carnival Pride sailings in the British Isles this summer have been informed of select itinerary adjustments and port replacements.

Two Million Guests Have Sailed Carnival Cruise Line Since Restart

Two million guests have now sailed with Carnival Cruise Line since it first started resuming operations in July 2021.

Cruise News Update: May 14, 2022

Your weekly cruise news update from the major cruise lines across the industry as more ships return to service and issues with other ships.

Princess Cruises Details New Premium All-Inclusive Package

Princess Cruises details its new premium all-inclusive package, Princess Premier, including top-shelf drinks, unlimited Wi-Fi, specialty dining, gratuities, and photos.

Cruise News Update: May 7, 2022

Here's your major cruise news update across multiple cruise lines as entire fleets are back in service for the first time in over two years.

Royal Caribbean Begins Search on TikTok for Godmother of Wonder of the Seas

Royal Caribbean begins the search for the Godmother of the world's largest cruise ship, Wonder of the Seas on the social media platform TikTok.

CDC Changes Threshold for ‘Highly Vaccinated’ Sailings

CDC makes changes to its voluntary program for cruise ships on the threshold for unvaccinated guests and for isolation rooms.

Carnival Cruise Ship Responds to Distress Signal From Sailboat

Carnival cruise ship responds to a distress signal from a sailboat while en route to Cozumel, Mexico, three people were rescued.

11 Princess Cruise Ships Are Back in Service, 4 More to Go

11 Princess Cruises ships are currently back sailing with guests and another four on the way, with the entire fleet back by the end of September 2022.
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