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.

Cruise Line CEO Says “The Cruise Industry is Close to Devastation” in Miami-Dade Meeting

Major cruise lines want to begin cruising again in the United States and the NCL CEO has said "The cruise industry is close to devastation".

Five Holland America Cruise Ships to Sail Europe in 2021

Holland America Line has announced that five of its cruise ships will sail Europe in 2021 including visits to Greenland.

Behind the Scenes Look Inside the New Carnival Mardi Gras During Construction

Carnival Cruise Line has released a first behind the scenes look at Mardi Grad while under construction in Finland.

Former Holiday-Class Carnival Cruise Ship Put Up for Auction

A former Carnival cruise ship which was known as the Holiday has been put up for auction after Cruise & Maritime Voyages went out of business.

Royal Caribbean Adapting Mobile App For Safer Cruises

With these worrying times and a safer cruise vacation being more important than ever, Royal Caribbean is adapting its mobile app.

The Bahamas Will Reopen to Cruise Ships in Phase 4

We're going to have to wait until the Bahamas feels it's safe to allow cruise ships to possibly resume visits in Phase 4.

Cruise Line Cancels Entire Season in South America Impacting Three Ships

Costa Cruises has announced the cancellation of the 2020-2021 South America cruise season impacting three vessels.

Former Holland America Cruise Ship to Sail the UK

Fred Olsen's new cruise ship which was recently purchased from Carnival-owned Holland America Line will sail the UK.

Costa Cruise Ship Becomes First in the Fleet to Resume Sailings

Costa Deliziosa has become the first Costa cruise ship to resume cruises since the suspension of operations first started back in March.