Lissa Poirot

Lissa Poirot has been covering travel for more than a decade, including sites such as TripAdvisor, CruiseCritic, The Points Guy, Family Vacation Critic, and Family Traveller. Her love of travel has led Lissa to visit more than 43 countries and has her on a mission to see every state in the U.S. (only 4 states to go!). When she's not traveling, she's exploring new attractions and events on the weekends, be it in New York City or Philadelphia, as Lissa lives between both fabulous cities.

New Cunard Ship Glides Through Final Sea Trials

Cunard’s newest luxury liner, Queen Anne, successfully completes her rigorous sea trials and readies for her inaugural cruise season.

MSC Cruises Unveils New Sailings From the Canary Islands

MSC Cruises will sail to the Canary Islands and Madeira in new 2024-2025 itineraries with the MSC Opera cruise ship.

Cunard Unveils Global Voyages for 2025-2027

Carnival-owned Cunard Line will embark on over 300 new journeys across four majestic ships through 2025-2027.

Tragic Overboard from MSC Cruise Ship While Docked

An American passenger has gone overboard the MSC World Europa cruise ship during a port of call in Malta.

Carnival Cruise Guests Take Part in Largest-Ever Vow Renewal at Sea

Carnival Cruise Line hosts a special global vow renewal ceremony on February 14, officiated by Shaquille O’Neal fleetwide.

Carnival to Expand Fleet, Orders New Excel Class Cruise Ship

Carnival Cruise Line has ordered a fourth Excel-class cruise ship from the Meyer Werft shipyard that will join the fleet in 2027.

Norwegian Cruise Line Puts Port of Call Back on Itinerary

Norwegian Cruise Line backtracks on itinerary change and puts back the original port of call of Ocho Rios, rather than Falmouth, in Jamaica.

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Transatlantic Voyage Gets Port Time Adjustments

Norwegian Escape revises itinerary for April 2024 transatlantic cruise departing New York due to maintenance.

Cruise Line Announces Two New Grand Voyages

The UK-based cruise operator launches two new 2026 world sailings featuring a deep dive into South America and Antarctica.
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