Emrys Thakkar

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Founder and Editor of Cruise Hive which has been online since 2008. Worked on Carnival ships for 8 years and have an insight into cruising from a passenger and a crew member's perspective. Dedicated to bringing cruisers the latest industry news and informative articles. Find out more about us here.

CDC Cruise Ship Travel Warning Elevated to “Very High”

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has now elevated its Cruise Ship Travel warning to "Very High," the highest possible level.

Cruise Hive Weekly News: November 21, 2021

And the downbeat cruise news keeps on coming as the week has been full of further cancellations well into 2021. Let's get into some of the biggest news stories from the week.

Holland America Cancels All Cruises Until April 2021

Carnival-owned Holland America Line has joined sister cruise brands by extending its pause on operations well into 2021.

Here’s How the Cruise Industry Impacted the U.S. Economy in 2019

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released its annual data on the economic impact to the U.S.

Princess Cruises Extends Suspension Into Spring 2021

Carnival-owned Princess Cruises has announced the extension on suspended operations globally until April 2021.

Florida Cruise Port to Feature Contactless Payment for Parking

Port Canaveral which is one of the most popular cruise ports in the U.S. will feature contactless payment for parking.

Third Celebrity Edge-Class Cruise Ship Reaches Construction Milestone

The third Edge-class cruise ship for Celebrity Cruises has reached a major construction milestone at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in France.

Cruise Lines Extend Flexible Cancellation Policy Again

Royal Caribbean has decided to extend its flexible cancelation policy named "Cruise with Confidence" due to the suspension of operations and the uncertainty in travel around the world.

Fourth Cozumel Cruise Ship Dock to Go Ahead

Mexico Government gives the green light for a fourth cruise ship dock in Cozumel.