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, cruised the Caribbean, Baltic, Mediterranean, and Europe.

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Cruise Industry Reacts to UK Reopening to International Cruising

The UK is to safely reopen international cruises and here's the reaction from the cruise industry.

Seventh AIDA Cruise Ship to Resume Operations in September

AIDAluna to become the seventh ship in the fleet to resume cruises starting in September 2021.

Carnival Cruise Line Restarts Sailings to Alaska With Carnival Miracle

Carnival Cruise Line restarts sailing to Alaska with the Carnival Miracle cruise ship out of Seattle, Washington, the fourth in the fleet to resume operations.

Newest Carnival Cruise Ship Offering More Venues for Complimentary Breakfast

Carnival's new Mardi Gras cruise ship will offer more venues for guests to enjoy complimentary breakfast in addition to the main Lido buffet.

Carnival Cruise Line Returns to Progreso After 16 Month Absence

Carnival Cruise Line makes a return to the Port of Progreso for the first time in more than 16 months with Carnival Breeze on Monday.

Which Norwegian Cruise Line Ships Have Restarted?

Find out which Norwegian Cruise Line ships have resumed operations around the world.

Carnival Cruise Line President Provides Update in New Video

Carnival Cruise Line President provides an update on the current situation and the importance of travel agents to get familiar with any requirements.

MSC Cruises Takes Delivery of First Seaside EVO-Class Ship

MSC Cruises takes delivery of its 19th cruise ship MSC Seashore from the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.

Princess Cruises Restarts Operations in the U.S. From Seattle

Princess Cruises restarts operations for the first time with the Majestic Princess cruise ship departing sailing Alaska from Seattle.