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.

Royal Caribbean Reveals New Details on Icon of the Seas

Royal Caribbean reveals new details on Icon of the Seas, with new venues and spaces for Thrill Island and Surfside neighborhoods.

New Cruise Ship to Debut Sooner Than Expected

Oceania Cruises will unexpectedly be accelerating the debut of its newest fleet member, Vista, on a cruise embarking on May 13, 2023, a week earlier than anticipated.

Disney Cruise Line Details Early 2024 Itineraries

Disney Cruise Line to open its 2024 itineraries to the public this month, offering itineraries that depart from varying homeports that visit the Bahamas, the Caribbean, and Mexico.

Costa Celebrates the Holidays with 16 Cruise Options

Costa Cruises offers guests 16 specialty cruises this holiday season that visit the Arab Emirates, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, and South America.

Holland America Line Offers Guests a Holiday Gift Card Bonus

Holland America Line to begin its Holiday Gift Card, giving guests an additional savings bonus by purchasing a gift card of $250 or more.

Norwegian Cruise Ship to Sail Hip-Hop Cruise in 2023

The Norwegian Pearl is to sail the first ever "Rock The Bells Cruise: A Hip-Hop Experience," departing in November 2023.

The Port of Quebec Ends Season With 96 Cruise Ship Visits

The Port of Quebec ends a successful 2022 season with 96 cruise ship visits, bringing in 92,000 passengers.

New MSC Cruise Ship Features First TimeVallée Boutique at Sea

MSC Seascape will be the first ship in its fleet to feature a TimeVallée boutique with an enriched catalog of luxury brands.

Holland America Expands on Sale for Canadian Cruisers

Holland America Line is adding more 2023 cruise dates for its "Canada Super Sale" offering with up to 20% off fares on select sailings.
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