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.

Celebrity Cruise Ship Rescues 35 Refugees From Drifting Boat

The Celebrity Millennium cruise ship rescues 35 refugees from a drifting boat during a week-long Caribbean cruise.

Crew Quarters on a Cruise Ship – How Do They Look?

Ever wonder about crew quarters on a cruise ship? Get an inside peek at where the crew lives during a cruise.

Cruise Passenger Tackles Magician During Performace On Stage

Cruise passenger tackles magician on stage during a Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas performance.

Two Itineraries Changed for Carnival Cruise Ship

Carnival Cruise Line informs guests of two changed itineraries for the Carnival Conquest out of Miami, Florida.

Cruise News Update: March 11, 2023

A busy cruise news update across the major lines, including Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Disney, Princess Cruises, and Holland America coverage.

What Is a Pullman Bed On a Cruise Ship?

What is a Pullman bed on a cruise ship? On your next cruise, you may find one of these handy, space-saving beds. Here’s why and how to best use it.

All Carnival Cruise Ships By Age: Newest to Oldest

Here's a list of all the Carnival cruise ships by age, newest to oldest, along with gross tonnage, capacity and ship details.

Cruise News Update: March 4, 2023

The biggest cruise news from the week, with new itineraries from Carnival, policy changes by Royal Caribbean, and coverage on NCL, Princess and MSC.

What Is the Port Side and Why Is it Called That?

If you’ve been on a cruise, you’ve probably heard the term port side. But what is the port side? Find out in this article.
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