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.

Grand Cayman Plans to Welcome Back Cruise Ships in March

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With Russia invading Ukraine, the cruise industry is already being impacted by falling cruise stocks, fuel prices and Black Sea itinerary changes.

Norwegian Cruise Line Releases Business Update

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings releases its business update, including the resumption of cruise operations, fourth quarter results, and outlook.

Royal Caribbean Will Return to Latin America After Nine-Year Absence

Royal Caribbean to return to Latin America in 2023 after a nine-year absence with the Rhapsody of the Seas cruise ship.

P&O Australia Cancels New Zealand Cruises

P&O Cruises Australia announces further cancellations for its Auckland, New Zealand season to November 27, 2022.
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