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.

Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels Multiple Voyages Due to Required Dry Dock

Norwegian Cruise Line cancels multiple sailings for the Norwegian Escape cruise ship in Europe due to a dry dock.

Princess Cruises Brings Back Strict Requirement For One Ship

Princess Cruises updates its mask policy onboard the Island Princess due to positive COVID cases among guests and crew.

Cruise News Update: June 4, 2022

Your cruise news update with the latest developments from the past week, including coverage of the storm that's impacting cruises.

Carnival Cruise Line Begins Bus Tour to Celebrate 50th Birthday

Carnival Cruise Line begins its Agentpalooza bus tour for travel advisors, starting with the city of Philadelphia.

Cruise News Update: May 28, 2022

In this cruise news update, there is coverage of the Carnival ship fire and the aftermath, along with headlines on Royal Caribbean.

Carnival Freedom to Undergo Dry Dock, Another Carnival Cruise Ship to Assist

Carnival Freedom to undergo dry dock, guests to be transported back to Florida by sister ship Carnival Conquest, resulting in cruise cancellations.

Cruise News Update: May 21, 2022

Another cruise news update across the industry as Carnival and Norwegian Cruise Line both struggle with crew shortages.

Carnival Cruise Ship Itinerary Adjustments and Port Replacements

Guests booked on Carnival Pride sailings in the British Isles this summer have been informed of select itinerary adjustments and port replacements.

Two Million Guests Have Sailed Carnival Cruise Line Since Restart

Two million guests have now sailed with Carnival Cruise Line since it first started resuming operations in July 2021.