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.

Cruise Line Kick Starts Cruises From the Canary Islands

The cruise line, which caters mostly to German guests, set sail on AIDAperla for her first voyage in the Canary Islands on December 5.

Which Carnival Cruise Ships Are Sailing In March 2021?

Carnival Cruise Line has updated its website and we now have a clear view of which ships are currently set to be sailing in March 2021.

Holland America Shares Latest Construction Photos of Rotterdam

Holland America Line has shared new photos of the third Pinnacle-class cruise ship named Rotterdam under construction.

35-Day Caribbean Cruise Cancelled Due to Travel Restrictions

TUI has been forced to cancel its 35-day Caribbean and Transatlantic voyage onboard Mein Schiff 1 due to decisions from the local government.

Another Batch of Cruise Suspensions, Will it Ever End?

How different it has turned out to be. Now we have cruise lines canceling voyages on their own until March, April, and sometimes even May.

Princess Will Roll Out The Game Changer MedallionClass On All Ships In 2021

Princess cruises will roll out its ‘Internet of Things’ based new wearable upon resumption of cruises in 2021, throughout its entire fleet.

Cruise Ships Are Returning Home To Florida

It is getting busier by the day on the Florida skyline as more and more vessels arrive back in the United States after being anchored for eight months.

Five Cruise Ships Have Not Yet Met CDC Approval

With preparations for a resumption of cruises in full swing, it comes somewhat as a surprise to see that no less than five cruise ships have not yet met the CDC’s approval for disembarking crew members.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships You Can Book for January 2021

Royal Caribbean's web site has a full schedule of cruises for January 2021 in the Caribbean, all leaving from US ports.
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