Emrys Thakkar

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.

Norwegian Cruise Line Has Eliminated Single-Use Plastic Bottles

Norwegian Cruise Line has now officially eliminated single-use plastic bottles and is the first major cruise line to do so.

Popular Carnival Cruise Line Burger Venue Voted the Best

Guy's Burger Joint which is a popular burger venue across the Carnival Cruise Line fleet has won the 2019 Cruise Ship Awards by Cruise Hive readers.

Royal Caribbean’s Icon-Class is Most Anticipated Future Class Cruise Ship

Royal Caribbean's future Icon-class has won "Most Anticipated Future Class Cruise Ship" of 2019 in this year's Cruise Ship Awards.

Carnival Cruise Line Voted Best Cruise Line of 2019

Carnival Cruise Line has been voted as "Best Cruise Line of 2019" in this year's Cruise Ship Awards. Carnival was up against 11 other cruise operators.

Port Canaveral Voted Best Cruise Homeport in the United States

Port Canaveral in Florida has been voted as the best cruise ship homeport in the United States. The port was up against 13 others in this year's Cruise Ship Awards.

New Mega 181,000-ton Cruise Ship Strikes Pier

One of the largest and newest cruise ships in the world has crashed into the pier in Palermo, Italy causing damage.

Carnival’s Mardi Gras is Most Anticipated New Cruise Ship of 2020

Carnival Cruise Line's new Mardi Gras has come out on top as the most anticipated new cruise ship of 2020. The ship was up against six others.

Heavy Fog Delays Carnival Cruise Ships at Port of Galveston

Heavy fog has delayed two Carnival cruise ships arriving back into the Port of Galveston. Also resulting in delayed embarkation for the following departures.

Carnival Panorama Voted Best New Cruise Ship of 2019

Carnival Panorama has been voted as the best new cruise ship of 2019 according to Cruise Hive readers in this year's Cruise Ship Awards.