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.

Two Killed While Independence of the Seas Departs St.Kitts

It's being reported that two men have tragically been killed while helping Independence of the Seas cruise ship depart St.Kitts. The ship is operated...

Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel, Mexico is one of the most popular cruise destinations in the world and if you choose a cruise that sails to the Caribbean...

Crew Members Caught Dumping Garbage From MSC Cruise Ship

The apparent MSC Cruises garbage dumping saga continues due to recent videos showing MSC crew members dumping garbage and debris into Brazilian waters. Cruise...

Israeli Passengers Not Allowed To Disembark Norwegian Cruise Ship

UPDATE: NCL has now given Cruise Hive a statement which you can read below: During Norwegian Jade’s port call in La Goulette, Tunisia on Sunday, March...

Dramatic Photos Of Queen Mary 2 Captain Standing On Bulbous Bow

Cunard Line have release some dramatic photos of the Queen Mary 2 captain standing on the bulbous bow, These photos are impressive and slightly...

Former Costa Concordia Captain Schettino Returns To Ship

For the first time since the Costa Concordia incident back on January 13th 2012 the captain of the ship Francisco Schettino has returned which...

Azamara Journeys Current Cruise Comes To An End

UPDATE (FEB 27TH) The next voyage of the Azamara Journey which was scheduled to depart Shanghai, China on the 3rd of March has now been...

Mein Schiff 4 Keel Laying At Finland Shipyard

TUI Cruises has celebrated the keel laying of its future cruise ship Mein Schiff 4. The laying was done at the STX Europe shipyard...

Thomson Cruises Releases Second DreamRunners Video

The first video was amazing but now Thomson Cruises has released a new video of the popular 'DreamRunners'. The DreamRunners are running, jumping and...