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.

Can You Fish off a Cruise Ship? (Or Take Fishing Gear)

Can you fish off a cruise ship? The answer can be a little bit confusing. Here is our straightforward guide to cruise fishing!

How Ship Draft Affects a Ship’s Performance

When it comes to a ship's performance at sea, ship draft is an incredibly important factor. This guide explains everything you should know!

The Aft Deck – A Popular Spot on a Cruise Ship

The aft deck of a cruise ship is usually one of the ship's busiest areas. This guide explains why it is such a popular spot on most cruises!

The Grandeur of the Titanic Interior Design

The Titanic is often seen as the epitome of luxury and elegance, but what did the Titanic interior actually look like? Read on to find out!

How the Ship’s Rudder Works – The Basics

Have you ever wondered how a ship’s rudder works or what it is used for? We have all the answers. Here is our ultimate guide to ship rudders!

What Does SS Stand for on Ships?

What does SS stand for on ships? We have the answers! This guide explains common ship abbreviations and their meanings.

Was the Titanic a Cruise Ship? – What We Know

Many readers have asked, "Was the Titanic a cruise ship?" Here is a straightforward breakdown to help you get to the bottom of this question.

Leadership for Carnival Cruise Line’s Newest Ship Revealed

Carnival Cruise line reveals the senior officer leadership team for the new Carnival Jubilee cruise ships that debuts December 2023.

Carnival Cruise Ship Delay After Unexpected Halt

Carnival Vista came to an unexpected stop while heading back to Galveston, Texas, resulting in a slight delay.
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