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, and cruised the Caribbean, Baltic, Mediterranean, Asia, and Europe. Find out more about us here.

Further Carnival Cruise Line Itinerary Delays Expected Due to Ian

Carnival Cruise Line releases a further update on itinerary changes and embarkation delays due to Hurricane Ian.

Updates on Cruise Itineraries Due to Hurricane Ian

All the latest updates on cruise ship cancellations and itinerary changes as Hurricane Ian heads away from Florida towards South Carolina.

Cruise News Update: September 24, 2022

A cruise news update as Carnival makes itinerary changes, Norwegian hikes the price of drink packages, and Royal Caribbean teases a new ship.

Cruise News Update: September 17, 2022

Another cruise news update with new ship stories from Carnival, Disney and Princess Cruises, along with coverage on Royal Caribbean and Virgin Voyages.

Disney Cruise Line Update on Next New Ship and Bahamas Destination

Disney Cruise Line reveals Disney Treasure as the name for its next new ship, new renderings on its private destination in the Bahamas, and sailings to Australia and New Zealand.

Cruise News Update: September 10, 2022

Another busy cruise news update as we catch up with multiple stories on Carnival Cruise Line, along with coverage on Royal Caribbean's upcoming new ship.

Cruise News Update: September 3, 2022

Your busy cruise news update as Carnival gets strict with guests, Royal Caribbean changes, and Norwegian Cruise Line makes a switch.

Cruise News Update: August 27, 2022

Your weekly cruise news update as major lines continue to ease requirements, gratuities increase and expected delays.

Royal Caribbean Increases Gratuities Across All Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean increases gratuities starting from September 7, 2022, and guests are being informed of the higher rates.