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.

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...

Steel Cut For New Holland America Pinnacle Cruise Ship

The first steel has been cut for Holland America Lines upcoming Pinnacle Class cruise ship. The cutting started on Tuesday which begins a new...

Allure of the Seas To Sail Summer Cruises From Barcelona In 2015

Royal Caribbean have announced that its largest cruise ship Allure of the Seas is to sail from Barcelona all summer in 2015! It was...

Navigator of the Seas Resumes Sailing From Galveston After Drydock

Navigator of the Seas which is operated by Royal Caribbean has today resumed service after a month-long dry dock to upgrade the ship. The...

One Boy Has Drowned And Another Airlifted From Norwegian Breakaway

Updated - 20:10 GMT It's being reported that a young 4 year old boy has drowned on board the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship. Another 6...