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. Find out more about us here.

Canada Confirms Cruise Restart and Details Protocols

Canada confirms the restart of cruises in April and details its protocols to clear the way for cruising to Alaska and Canada and New England.

Holland America Line Clear for Full Alaska Season After Canada Releases Procedures

Holland America Line is all clear for a full Alaska season as Canada releases its procedures for cruise ships.

Norwegian Cruise Line Brings Back Meet The Winemaker Series

Norwegian Cruise Line brings back Meet the Winemaker series with an exciting lineup for its sixth year.

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The World’s Largest Ever Cruise Ship Debuts With First Guest Sailing

The world's largest cruise ship Wonder of the Seas is departing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida on her maiden voyage to the Caribbean.

Princess Cruises Adjusts 24 Sailings With the Removal of Russian Port

Princess Cruises announces select itinerary changes in the Baltic with the removal of calls to St Petersburg, Russia.

German Cruise Line Officially Cancels All Calls to St. Petersburg, Russia

Carnival-owned AIDA Cruises cancels all calls to St. Petersburg, Russia, and announces new alternative ports of call for the 2022 Summer season.

Norwegian Sky is Sailing For First Time With Guests in Almost Two Years

For the first time in almost two years, Norwegian Sky resumes operations from Miami, Florida with guests.

Norwegian Cruise Line Cancels Sailings for One Ship Due to Redeployment

Norwegian Cruise Line informs guests and travel agents of cruise cancellations for the Norwegian Epic out of Barcelona, Spain.
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