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.

First Global Seafood Certification Awarded to Holland America

Holland America Line garners prestigious seafood certifications for sustainable and responsible seafood sourcing.

Juneau Takes Steps to Limit Cruise Ship Passengers

Alaska’s capital city, Juneau, is in a conceptual agreement with cruise lines to cap passengers in the 2026 season.

Norwegian Cruise Line Explains After Switching Port

Norwegian Cruise Line announced itinerary changes, shifting Norwegian Star to Southampton and cancelling visits to Portsmouth.

Cruise Line Issues Updates on Weather Impact and Berthing Incident

Strong winds disrupt itineraries of Ambition and Ambience cruise ships, leading to a cancellation and berthing incident in separate events.

Irish Port Welcomes First Cruise Ship of the Season

With the arrival of Ambassador Cruise Line’s Ambition, Cork begins its 2024 cruise season, anticipating an uptick in cruise tourism revenue.

Expedition Cruise Line to Welcome New Vessel in 2025

Australian adventure cruise line Aurora Expeditions will expand with its new ship, Douglas Mawson, in late 2025.

Cruise Ship Held in Barcelona Due to Improper Visas

MSC Armonia has been held up at the Port of Barcelona after officials found visa issues among its Bolivian passengers.

Cruise Ship Encounters Red Sea Tensions on Repositioning Voyage

The Crystal Symphony cruise ship completes voyage through the Red Sea with only crew members aboard after some tension.

Atlantic Canada Set for Another Record Cruise Season in 2024

The Atlantic Canada Cruise Association announced an optimistic outlook for the 2024 cruise season, with over 600 ship calls anticipated across Atlantic Canadian ports....
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