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.

No More Cruises To Nowhere Starting From 2016

Cruises sailing to nowhere will no longer be available from 2016. The U.S Customs has banned all cruise lines from sailing the short voyages.

Royal Caribbean Stop Calls To South Korea Due To MERS Outbreak

Royal Caribbean have cancelled calls to South Korea due to a MERS outbreak that has already killed 10 people in the Asian country.

Carnival Cruise Line Becomes More Strict With Smuggled Alcohol

Carnival Cruise Line has decided to stop passengers from carrying on bottled beverages across the entire fleet starting in July.

Holland America Line Becomes Best Cruise Line For Panama Canal

Holland America Line will offer the best experience when it comes to the Panama Canal during 2015 and 2016.

Minor Fire Breaks Out At Norwegian Escape Construction Hall

Local German media is reporting that there was a minor fire where the Norwegian Escape is being constructed.

British Passenger Drowns After Falling From Small Cruise Ship

it's being reported that a british passenger has drowned after falling from a small cruise ship on Sunday morning, May 17th.

Gratuities Increased On All Royal Caribbean Sailings From June

Royal Caribbean will be increasing gratuities that passengers will have to pay fleet wide starting from June, 2015.

TUI Cruises Transferring 2 Cruise Ships To British Based Thomson

British based cruise line Thomson Cruises is set to expand even further with news that TUI Cruises will transfer two of its cruise ships.

10 Reasons Why We Think You Can’t Take A Cruise

Here's a collection of reasons why we think you can't cruise!
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