Catie Kovelman

Catie Kovelman is an experienced, data-driven researcher, marketer, and journalist. She graduated from Chapman University, summa cum laude, with a BFA in Creative Producing with a minor in Journalism. She then earned her Masters in Communication Management from USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She has won multiple awards for her writing, and has been published in a variety of papers and magazines. When not working or writing, Kovelman loves to travel. She’s an avid theme-park enthusiast and cruiser, most frequently traveling the world on Disney Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, and Royal Caribbean.

Family Left Behind During Alaskan Cruise, Then Charged Thousands

A large family didn’t make it back to their Norwegian Cruise Line ship in time after a mix-up with the local tour operator in Ketchikan.

Final Cabin Installed on Under Construction Disney Cruise Ship

Construction crews in the Meyer Werft Shipyard have installed all 1,246 staterooms on the new Disney Treasure.

Are Cruisers Getting Fed Up With Travel Agents?

Some cruisers have taken to Reddit to vent their frustrations concerning recent experiences with travel agents.

Passenger in Coma After Collapsing Mid-Cruise Needs Transport Home

A 47-year old woman is in critical condition after falling ill on her recent Carnival cruise, and her son is fundraising to bring her home.

Passenger Scrutinized for Bringing Bed Outdoors on Antarctic Sailing

A cruiser was met with harsh reactions on TikTok after she shared a video of her makeshift balcony bed while sailing in Antarctica.

MSC Cruises Ship Becomes First to Use Shore Power at Mediterranean Port

MSC World Europa is the first ship to utilize the shore power system while docked in Valletta, the capital of Malta.

Cruise Passenger Upset After Cruise Line Allegedly Loses Luggage in Ocean

A cruise passenger went viral on TikTok after sharing what’s occurred since a cruise line allegedly lost her luggage in the ocean.

Carnival Settles Latest Controversy Over Cruising Ducks

John Heald asked his Facebook followers if crew members should be allowed to participate in the popular “cruising ducks” game.

Protestors Block Cruise Ship From Calling on French Port

A demonstration by the Stop Cruises BZH Collective prevented a luxury cruise ship from making its planned call in Brittany on July 6, 2024.
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