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.

Watch Norwegian Escape Float Out From Building Dock

Norwegian Escape floats out from the Meyer Werft building dock in Papenburg, Germany. You can watch the footage live or if you're too late re-watch it all.

Funny Photos of Cruise Ship Passengers From The 90’s Go Viral

Some classic photos from the early 90s which have recently gone viral. Classic moments which cruise ship passengers probably wished never happened.

Royal Caribbean Beefs Up Shore Excursion Offerings

Royal Caribbean beefs up its Shore Excursion offerings across the fleet with exciting new options for cruise passengers to enjoy.

Cruise Ship Passengers Will Enjoy A Transformed Port Tampa Bay

A new vision and transformation of Port Tampa Bay has been revealed that will also enhance the cruising experience from embarkation to debarkation.

New Royal Suite Class Coming To Oasis And Quantum Class Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean has announced that a brand new Royal Suite class is coming to the Oasis and Quantum class cruise ships in 2016.

Crystal Cruises New River Venture Will Begin Sailing In March 2017

Crystal Cruises has announced that its new venture into the river cruising market will begin sailing from March 2017 in Europe.

These Suites On The Upcoming Seabourn Encore Look Ultra Luxurious

Seabourne has revealed renderings of the cruise lines luxury suites on the upcoming Seabourn Encore and we must say but they do look inviting.

All Carnival Ships Will Soon Enjoy Enhanced Internet

Carnival Cruise Line has announced that enhanced internet services including new social media packages will be available across the entire fleet in 2016.

How To Stay Cool On A Cruise Ship

Cruise Hive has come up with some tips and advice on how to stay cool while on a cruise