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.

Disney Cruise Ship Rescues Man Spotted in Water

The Disney Dream cruise ship comes to a halt for the urgent rescue of a man in the water off the coast of Cuba in the Caribbean.

Celebrity Flagship Rescues Refugees from Styrofoam Boat

The Celebrity Cruises flagship, captained by Kate McCue, has rescued 19 refugees on a styrofoam-made boat in the Caribbean.

New Carnival Cruise Ship Rescues Small Raft in the Caribbean

The Carnival Celebration cruise ship rescued a small raft of refugees in the Caribbean, off the coast of Cuba.

Carnival Cruise Ship Makes Rescue During Final Sea Day

The Carnival Sunrise cruise ship rescues a small boat of refugees while heading back to Florida during a Caribbean cruise.

Carnival Cruise Line Specialty Dining Venue Voted Best of 2022

Carnival Cruise Line's Cucina del Capitano has been voted the Best Specialty Dining Venue in Cruise Hive's 2022 Cruise Ship Awards.

Carnival’s Mardi Gras Voted Best Overall Cruise Ship of 2022

Carnival Cruise Line's Mardi Gras is voted as the best overall cruise ship of 2022 in Cruise Hive's annual Cruise Ship Awards.

Weekly Cruise News Update: December 17, 2022

A busy cruise news update with coverage on Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and Holland America Line.

New Norwegian Cruise Ship Begins Sailings from Port Canaveral

The new Norwegian Prima cruise ship begins sailings out of Port Canaveral, Florida, for the very first time.

Weekly Cruise News Update: December 10, 2022

Another cruise news update with all the main stories from the past week, including from Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, MSC and Virgin.
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