Melissa Mayntz

Avid, enthusiastic cruiser (30 cruises and counting!), having sailed on multiple cruise lines, 20+ different ships in a variety of classes, and visited ports of call in more than 6 countries, including Caribbean, Mexican, Alaskan, and Hawaiian ports. Widely traveled on multiple continents, as well as a professional freelance writer and editor with more than 18 years experience and thousands of articles published. Find out more about us here.

Cyclone Hale Impacts Another Cruise Ship Itinerary

Azamara Quest will be having an unexpected port call as the ship's itinerary is impacted by the storm in northern New Zealand.

New Viking Cruise Ship Named by Astronaut

Viking Neptune has been named by a very special godmother with intimate connections to both sea and space.

Cunard Celebrates 100 Years With Special Exhibition

Cunard is celebrating world cruises and cruise vacation photography with a special exhibition of 100 unique photos.

Carnival Cruise Line Offers Signature Items for Home

Do you want to bring the luxury feel of a Carnival cruise to your home? Now is your chance with these exclusive home items!

Royal Caribbean Ends 2022 With Very Impressive Numbers

Royal Caribbean has released impressive 2022 statistics about guests sailed, destinations visited, ziplines ridden, and more.

Celebrity Ship Performs Second Rescue at Sea in Five Days

Celebrity Beyond has rescued another boat in the Straits of Florida, the ship's second refugee encounter in 2023.

Norwegian Cruise Line Removing Ports to Lessen Carbon Footprint

Guests on Norwegian Joy will not be visiting Virginia as planned on at least eight different spring and summer sailings.

Boarding Time Adjustments for Royal Caribbean Ship

Allure of the Seas continues to have slight delays for embarkation, but why? There could be many reasons behind the time adjustments.

Carnival Cruise Line to Bring Back Popular Onboard Tour

Guests interested in what it's like to operate and live on a cruise ship will soon get behind-the-scenes looks on Carnival cruise ships.
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