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: October 29, 2022

This is your final weekly cruise news update for October, and we've got coverage on Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises.

Another Carnival Brand Ditches Requirements for Most Cruises

Carnival-owned Holland America Line updates its protocols by removing pre-cruise testing and vaccination checks for most voyages.

Carnival Cruise Line Drops All Protocols for Most Sailings

Carnival Cruise Line drops requirements for almost all sailings, making it even easier for passengers to take a vacation.

Cruise News Update: October 22, 2022

A massive cruise news update as Royal Caribbean unveils its future largest cruise ship in the world, along with coverage on Carnival and Princess Cruises.

Cruise News Update: October 15, 2022

Another busy cruise news update with an old Carnival ship, Norwegian's new flagship, and the first zero-energy terminal by Royal Caribbean.

Cruise News Update: October 8, 2022

Your cruise news update with the major stories from the past week, including from Carnival Cruise Line, Norwegian and MSC Cruises.

Carnival Prepares Something New Ahead of New Cruise Ship Debut

Carnival Cruise Line is preparing something new and special onboard its new Carnival Celebration, which debuts from Miami this November.

Cruise News Update: October 1, 2022

Your cruise news update with a round-up of all the latest coverage from the past week. Here are the stories you might have missed.

Princess Cruises Modifies Itineraries Due to Hurricane Orlene

Princess Cruises confirms itinerary changes for two ships due to the soon-to-be Hurricane Orlene in the Mexican Riviera.