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.

Star Cruises Orders Another Huge 150,000 Ton Cruise Ship

Asia's largest cruise line Star Cruises has ordered a second 150,000 ton cruise ship which will be purpose-built for the Asian market. This will...

Upcoming Flagship Costa Diadema Inaugural Sailings Announced

Costa Cruises new upcoming ship the Costa Diadema has had its inaugural voyage announced. The ship is currently being built-in Italy and will be...

Anthem of the Seas Bookings And More Ships To Sail Europe In 2015

Royal Caribbean announced yesterday that the second ship in the Quantum class Anthem of the Seas will be joined by two other ships in...

British Cruise Ship Has Technical Problems And Tragedy

The British cruise ship Black Watch which is operated by Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has had a new problem which is now one of...

Rough Weather And Damage On Splendour of the Seas

This video shows passengers aboard Royal Caribbeans Splendour of the Seas cruise ship experiencing rough seas and weather during a recent cruise. This video...

Norwegian Getaway Christened In Miami, Florida

The newest cruise ship in the world Norwegian Getaway has finally been christened in Miami on Friday. The NCL operated ship arrived into PortMiami...

Passengers Stage Protest After Costa Victoria Skips Vietnam Port

It's being reported that the Costa Victoria cruise ship which is operated by Costa Cruises had a passenger protest on Thursday due to the...

New Holland America Alcoholic Beverage Policy Now Underway

Holland America lines new Alcohol policy is now in action since it came into force on January 31st 2014. Passengers boarding any Holland America...

Port Everglades Cruise Terminal Expansion Begins In Spring

Port Everglades has announced plans to expand its current cruise terminal 4 which will begin this Spring. Terminal 4 will be upgraded and improved to...