Robert McGillivray

Robert has been involved in the cruise industry since January 2007. He joined his first ship, the Seabourn Pride, in Miami Florida, and never looked back. Robert started his cruise career as a bar-waiter and worked his way up to being a corporate trainer for the same luxury 6-star cruise line. After a short break from ships in 2013, Robert has worked as a Hotel Director onboard several different cruise ships worldwide and even in Antarctica, and on the North Pole.

As a writer for Cruise Hive Robert stays on top of all current developments and brings you breaking news, facts, and special reports.

As an avid traveler and photographer, Robert has visited no less than 101 countries worldwide and stepped on to his 7th continent on his 30th birthday. His photos have been published by news media like Bloomberg and The New York Times, and are used by Celebrity and Azamara Cruise lines for their promotional materials. Robert currently resides in the Philippines on the tropical island of Panglao, with his wife and two daughters.

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Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Provides Assitance To Vessel In Distress

Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas assisted a broken-down vessel in coordination with the US Coast Guard in the Caribbean.

Two Additional Sailings Canceled for Carnival Freedom Due to Dry Dock

Carnival Cruise Line cancels two additional sailings for the Carnival Freedom due to repair work after a fire onboard.

Grand Turk Received Over 170,000 Cruise Visitors in First Three Months of 2022

Grand Turk in the Turks and Caicos has received more than 170,000 cruise ship visitors in the first three months of 2022.

Carnival Conquest Cancellation, What’s the Impact?

Following the fire on a Carnival cruise ship, Carnival Conquest is being used to assist guests, resulting in a cruise cancellation.

Celebrity Cruises Enlists the Help of Its Captains in Greece

Guests sailing with Celebrity Cruises can experience ports of call in the Greek Isles with excursions designed by the captains.

All Azamara Cruise Ships Are Now Back in Service

The luxury cruise line Azamara is now fully back sailing with all four vessels for the first time since the industry-wide suspension.

New Impressive Details Released on MSC World Europe

MSC Cruises details a futuristic Yacht Club and sets new environmental standards for the MSC World Europa mega-ship.

Carnival in Talks on Possible Sale of Seabourn Brand

Carnival Corporation is in talks about a possible sale of its luxury cruise brand, Seabourn Cruises to the Saudi wealth fund.

Two Crystal Cruise Ships Up For Auction This June

Following the collapse of parent company Genting Cruise Lines, two Crystal cruise ships are up for auction this June.
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