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.

Photos Of New P&O Britannia Funnel At The Shipyard

P&O Cruises have released some great photos of the cruise lines upcoming cruise ship the P&O Britannia. The ship is the largest purpose-built cruise...

Popular Cruise Ship Hull Artwork Explained

It seems to be a growing trend at the moment with cruise ships having these huge artworks on the side of the hull, usually...

Princess Cruises Launches Brand New Ad Campaign

Princess Cruises has launched a huge advertising campaign called "Come Back New" The Ad spots have already started TV and will also be featured...

Norwegian Getaway Almost Ready For Southampton Debut

Norwegian Getaway is almost ready to make its inaugural sailing from Southampton to its new year round home of Miami, Florida. The new NCL...

Carnival Vista To Get MAN Diesel & Turbo Engines

Carnival Cruise Lines has selected Man Diesel & turbo Engines to provide five 48/60CR engines to the Carnival Vista and a new generation of cruise...

MSC Divina Arrives At Port of Miami And Makes History

Today MSC Cruises made history with the MSC Divina arriving into Miami for the very first time. But it's more than that! The ship...

How To Shop While On A Cruise Ship

When you're on a cruise ship at some point you will be stepping into the on-board tax and duty free shops. The article will...

Costa Diadema Floats Out For Final Stages Of Construction

Costa Cruises' upcoming cruise ship the Costa Diadema has floated out at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera for the very first time. The final...

Discover Disney Magics New Spaces

Disney Cruise Lines oldest ship the Disney Magic has recently come out of a two-week dry dock. So lets see what new features the...