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.

Search Continues for Missing Cruise Passenger in Mexico

Search for the missing cruise passenger from Icon of the Seas continues in Cozumel, Mexico, as efforts shift to the jungle.

Cruise Line to Sail Through Path Of Solar Eclipse in 2026

Queen Mary 2, Queen Anne, and Queen Victoria will be in the right places at the right times to see the total solar eclipse in 2026.

Carnival Firenze to Debut With New Shopping Technology

Carnival Firenze is entering service with a high-tech digital kiosk that uses artificial reality to shop for and try on jewelry virtually.

Small-Ship Cruise Line Announces Plans to Expand Fleet

Windstar Cruises is adding two Star Plus Class ships to its fleet, allowing the cruise line to have more of a presence in French Polynesia.

Alaska Port’s Plans for Passenger Fees Cause Debate

Cruise Lines International Association Alaska alleges that Juneau’s planned use of port fees falls outside of the limits set by a 2019 settlement.

Two New MSC Cruise Ships Reach Major Construction Milestones

MSC Cruises’ MSC World America entered the final phase of construction and construction has officially begun on MSC World Asia.

Cruise Line Unveils Four New Itineraries from Southampton for 2025

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines announced four new sailings aboard Balmoral for 2025, including a 45-night Grand Voyage.

Princess Cruises Teams Up to Offer Easy Transportation to Florida Ports

The “Rail and Sail” program will make it easier for Princess cruisers to travel to two popular Florida cruise ports.

MSC Cruises Unveils Limited Edition “World’s Greatest Bars” Pop-Up

Starting in April 2024, MSC Cruises is offering drinks from world famous bars onboard select ships for a limited time.
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