Kendall James-Vargas

With over 12 years of cruising experience, Kendall James-Vargas began her cruise writing journey with Cruise Hive in June 2022. She has enjoyed traveling abroad on several cruise lines, including Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Costa, and MSC Cruises. Her continued passion for the industry has her sailing the industry’s newest ships, enjoying all the industry has to offer. Kendall loves sharing her cruise passion with others and giving her personal insight within her Cruise Hive articles.

Gwyneth Paltrow Makes Appearance on Newest Celebrity Cruise Ship

Celebrity Cruises hosts an exclusive "goop at sea" event onboard the Celebrity Beyond cruise ship with Gwyneth Paltrow.

Carnival Cruise Line Hosts 40 Students for a Memorable Day

Carnival Cruise Line hosts Bahamian maritime students aboard the Carnival Dream cruise ship for a day of education and fun.

MSC Cruises’ Seascape to Offer Six New Entertainment Shows

MSC Cruises unveils the entertainment that will be featured onboard the new MSC Seascape cruise ship, which debuts in November.

Second Expedition Ship is Delivered to Viking from Fincantieri

Viking takes delivery of its second expedition ship Viking Polaris from the Fincantieri shipyard in Norway.

Celebrity Cruises Returns to Los Angeles After Eight-Year Hiatus

Celebrity Cruises returns to offer cruises out of Los Angeles for the first time in eight years, with Celebrity Solstice sailing Mexican Riviera itineraries.

Norwegian Cruise Ship Cancels UK Port Due to High Winds

The Norwegian Dawn cruise ship was forced to cancel a scheduled call in Portland, UK, due to high winds.

Cruise Demand in the UK Increases to Surpass 2019

Demand for UK cruises surpasses 2019 levels, with 66% of those asked, saying they are willing to go cruising.

Princess Cruises Forms New Martial Arts Partnership

Princess Cruises partners with FUJI Sports for exclusive experiences at sea, with the first partnership sailing on Sky Princess in January 2023.

New P&O Cruise Ship to Feature Entertainment Firsts

The new P&O Arvia cruise ship, which is arriving this December will offer new entertainment firsts, including a new interactive gameshow.