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.

Crystal Cruises Announces Huge Expansion Including 3 New Class Ocean Ships

The President and CEO of Crystal Cruises announced yesterday plans for a huge expansion that includes 3 new class ocean cruise ships, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, river cruising and even yacht cruises.

Harmony of the Seas Water Slides Will Be Totally Thrilling

Royal Caribbean have revealed further details about Harmony of the Seas waterslides and if you've ever wanted a jaw dropping thrill at sea then these slides will offer just that.

Royal Caribbean Decides To Scrap Dynamic Dining For Rest of Fleet

Royal Caribbean has revealed that plans to expand Dynamic Dining across the rest of the fleet including the Oasis class ships has now been scrapped.

Queen Mary 2 To Undergo 25-Day Refurbishment

Cunard Line have announced that the largest ship in the fleet and one of the most popular ocean liners in the world is to undergo a major 25-day refurbishment.

Norwegian Cruise Line Introduces A La Carte Specialty Dining

Norwegian Cruise Line has announced that A La Carte Specialty Dining is rolling out across the fleet starting in October 2015.

Search For Missing Cruise Ship Passenger Suspended

Search for a passenger who went missing from a Holland America cruise ship has been suspended by the U.S. Coast Guard.

American Female Becomes Celebrity Summits Captain

For the first time in the cruise industry and in Celebrity Cruises' history an American female will take the helm of a mega-ton cruise ship.

Carnival Cruise Line Takes Shore Excursions To Another Level

Carnival Cruise Line has taken shore excursions to another level by expanded offerings, adding exclusive new landside experiences and customized private tours, as well as new family-friendly enhancements, including fun complimentary beachside activities, value pricing and free tours in select ports for children,

Second New Generation Cruise Ship Under Construction In Japan

One of Aida Cruises upcoming cruise ships is currently under construction in Japan. Take a look at this glorious video that shows the large vessel at the shipyard.
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