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.

Possible Carnival Vista Renderings Leaked Before Event

Carnival Cruise Line's upcoming cruise ship the Carnival Vista is a new class vessel for the cruise line and there has been much attention surrounding it regarding the specifics.

Cruise Hive Announces The “Great Cruise Vote 2014” Results

For the first time Cruise Hive ran it's "Great Cruise Vote 2014" and it's not like any other cruise poll out there. The poll has been on going all year long and has received several thousand votes.

Know Your Crew Members Before You Cruise

Preparing for your upcoming cruise vacation is essential but what you might not think of is knowing more about the crew members. Know your crew members before departing to make life easier onboard.

Costa Fascinosa Hit By Bad Weather Causing Damage

UPDATE: Cruise Hive has received a response from Costa Cruises with the following statement: Genoa, September 23 2014 – Costa Crociere confirms that yesterday night Sept...

What Crew Members Do In Their Spare Time

Whenever you take a cruise I bet you're always wondering what the crew members do in their spare time and if they have any time at all! Well thankfully Cruise Hive knows what they get up to when they are not working long hours onboard the ship.
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