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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Fresh New Port For Caribbean Coming In October 2015

Carnival announced it will begin welcoming guests at its newly developed Amber Cove port in the Dominican Republic beginning October 2015.

Carnival Vista To Sail From Miami At End of 2016

Another cruise ship is to join one of the worlds busiest cruise ports. Carnival Vista will sail from Miami, Florida all year round from end of 2016.

No AC On Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship For Several Hours

According to reports and online discussions Jewel of the Seas had a very minor fire that did affect several parts of the Royal Caribbean cruise ship.

Passenger Airlifted From Carnival Magic By Coast Guard

The U.S Coast Guard has stated that rescue helicopter crew medevaced a 51-year-old woman off the vessel while it was approximately 184 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas.

Carnival Vista Inaugural Itineraries Are Revealed

Carnival Cruise line has revealed the inaugural itineraries for its upcoming cruise ship the Carnival Vista once it makes it's debut in 2016.

Rumor That HM Queen To Be Godmother To P&O Britannia

There is a rumor that Her Majesty The Queen is to be the Godmother the Britannia.

New App Launched By MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises which is one of the cruise industries fastest growing cruise lines has launched a brand new app that is now available on the App Store and Google Play.

Carnival Vista Unveiled With Brand New Features

Carnival Cruise Line has revealed brand new features along with enhanced ones at it's Carnival Vista unveiling located in New York and London on January 22nd.

Possible Carnival Vista Renderings Leaked Before Event

Carnival Cruise Line's upcoming cruise ship the Carnival Vista is a new class vessel for the cruise line and there has been much attention surrounding it regarding the specifics.