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.

Man Overboard and Missing From Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

The United States Coast Guard has begun a search and rescue mission for a man who went overboard from Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas.

Holland America Line Changes Itinerary for Upcoming Grand Voyage

The 124-night world cruise aboard Zuiderdam will no longer sail through the Red Sea, changing the itinerary by more than a month.

American Cruise Lines Gains Four New Ships From Bankrupt Fleet

In an auction, American Cruise Lines acquired four river ships from American Queen Voyages, which ceased operations in February of 2024.

Home Port Change Impacts Carnival’s Drink Package

Carnival informed future cruisers that it will not be able to offer its CHEERS! drink package while sailing in Virginia waters.

Virgin Voyages Backtracks on Two Port Cancellations

Passengers were unhappy after Virgin Voyages removed two ports of call from Scarlet Lady’s summer itineraries - both of which have now been reinstated.

Royal Caribbean Confirms Homeport Switch After Bridge Collapse

Royal Caribbean’s Vision of the Seas will temporarily homeport in Norfolk, Virginia, due to the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore.

Canadian Port Marks Start to Season With Unique Ceremony

PortsToronto celebrated the official beginning of the shipping season with the 163rd annual Top Hat Ceremony.

How Is the Baltimore Bridge Collapse Impacting Cruises?

The Port of Baltimore will remain closed to cruise traffic for an unknown period of time, how is this impacting cruises?

Carnival Changes Homeport After Bridge Collapse

After the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse, Carnival Cruise Line temporarily moved its Baltimore operations to Norfolk.
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