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 Returning to Service After Completing Repairs Due to a Fire

The Carnival Freedom cruise ship is returning to service on Saturday, June 11 after completing repairs to the funnel due to a fire in May 2022.

Carnival Cruise Line Sails from Dover For the First Time in Almost 10 Years

Carnival Cruise Line begins sailings from Dover, UK for the first time in almost ten years with the Carnival pride cruise ship.

Carnival Cruise Line Helps Family After They Were Stranded in the Caribbean

Carnival Cruise Line helped a family return home to New Jersey after becoming stranded on the Caribbean island of Aruba.

MSC Cruise Ship Will Redeploy Due to Overwhelming Demand

MSC Cruises to redeploy the MSC Bellissima cruise ship from the Middle East to the Mediterranean due to overwhelming demand.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Will Have Delayed Embarkation

Royal Caribbean informs guests that the Navigator of the Seas cruise ship will have delayed embarkation and departure from Los Angeles.

Another Significant Itinerary Change for Miami-Based Norwegian Cruise Ship

Another itinerary is changed for the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship based in Miami, Florida, with the removal of ports and replacements.

Virgin Voyages Delays Third Cruise Ship Until Spring 2023 Due to Challenges

Virgin Voyages delays the launch of its third cruise ship Resilient Lady due to challenges facing the industry, resulting in cancellations.

Carnival Cruise Line Reveals The Gateway Zone On Its New Excel-Class Ship

Carnival Cruise Line reveals the final sixth themed zone named The Gateway, onboard the new Carnival Celebration cruise ship.

Carnival Cruise Line President One of Most Influential Leaders in Travel

Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy was named one of the most influential leaders in travel and awarded during the eTourism Summit.