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.

Further Delays for British Cruise Lines

British cruise lines have recently announced further cancellations and delays.

Calls for International Travel to Reopen, Cannot Wait for Vaccines

Without international travel, it will be extremely difficult for the cruise industry to regain enough momentum towards a recovery.

Royal Caribbean Ship That Had False Positive Resumes Cruises

Great news for the cruise industry as Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas is sailing today from Singapore’s Marina Bay Cruise Center.

Could a Vaccine Be Required Before Taking a Cruise?

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Latest Carnival Cruise News: Busy Week of Updates

Cruise Hive provides all the latest Carnival Cruise news from the past week. A busy mixture of updates!

Singapore Aims To Continue Pilot Cruises After COVID Scare

The pilot cruises currently underway in Singapore with both Dream Cruises and Royal Caribbean will proceed as planned.

Cunard Further Extends Operations Pause, Now Until May

Cunard announced they would be extending their pause of operation further into 2021.

Test Comes Back Negative – No Covid On Board Quantum of the Seas

The passenger on Quantum of the Seas which cut short its Singapore cruises has now tested negative.

Another Setback as Australia Cruise Ban Extended

Another setback for cruises out of Australia as cruise ban extended into March 2021.