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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Second Celebrity Cruise Ship Restarts From Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Celebrity Equinox begins restarts cruises from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, becoming the third ship in the fleet to resume from the U.S.

Holland America Line Restarts Cruises from the U.S.

Holland America Line has restarted cruises from the U.S. with Nieuw Amsterdam, which departed out of Seattle to begin sailing in Alaska.

First Carnival Cruise Ship Completes Inaugural Call in Bimini

Carnival Horizon completes her inaugural call in Bimini, Bahamas as part of a six-day cruise from Miami, Florida.

CDC Cruise Order Decision Reversed After Florida Appeals to U.S. Supreme Court

The CDC cruise order decision has been reversed after Florida appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court to allow cruise ships to disregard CDC requirements.

Celebrity Cruises Restarts Sailings to Alaska After Nearly Two Years

Celebrity Cruises restarts sailings to Alaska with the Celebrity Millennium cruise ship out of Seattle, Washington after nearly two years.

Two Cruise Lines Ready to Restart U.S. Cruises from Seattle

Carnival cruise brands Princess Cruises and Holland America Line celebrate the restart of U.S. cruises from Seattle to Alaska.

Carnival Cruise Line Prepares for First Mardi Gras Revenue Sailing

Carnival Cruise Line prepares for the Mardi Gras cruise ship with the first pre-inaugural sailing on July 31st from Port Canaveral.

Popular Caribbean Cruise Port is Receiving Six Cruise Ship Visits Before End of July

The Caribbean cruise port of St. Maarten is receiving six cruise ship visits before the end of July as the cruise industry makes a comeback.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship is First to Visit Greenock, Scotland in Over a Year

Royal Caribbean cruise ship becomes first to visit Greenock, Scotland for the first time since the cruise shut down first started.