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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Cayman Islands Thinks About Cutting Cruise Tourism

The Cayman Islands is thinking about cutting the amount of cruise tourism allowed to visit the popular cruise port at Grand Cayman.

Another Cruise Line Cancels Alaska Sailings

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Norwegian Cruise Line Bookings Update: Is 2021 Lost?

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Norwegian Cruise Line Lost Millions in Preparing for Early Restart

Norwegian Cruise Line has provided a major updated on how its dealing with the suspension of operations.

Disney Cruise Line Officially Extends Suspension

There will be no Disney Cruise Line sailings until June, while Disney Magic cruises will no longer run until August 2021.

Another Look at Why Cruises Should Be Sailing Already

Is the cruise industry being treated unfairly? When you look at Cancun Airport recently then you might think so.

Royal Caribbean Reports Huge Losses and Realistic About 2021

Royal Caribbean announced provided insights into where the company will be heading this year along with a business update.

Construction Begins on One of Carnival Corp’s Largest Cruise Ships

P&O Cruises celebrated a significant milestone today as the first steel was cut for the cruise line's second Excel class vessel, Arvia.

Disney Cruise Line Removes Remaining May 2021 Sailings

Disney Cruise Line has removed all remaining May 2021 sailings from its website with the first departures now set for June.
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