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.

Carnival’s New Cruise Ship Features Enhancements for Younger Passengers

Exciting family-focused entertainment and educational experiences debut on Carnival’s newest flagship, Carnival Jubilee.

Princess Cruises Revises Itinerary Due to Weather Concerns

Sky Princess adjusts its Caribbean voyage due to high winds and rough seas, ensuring passenger safety with a new course towards Puerto Rico.

Weather Forces MSC Cruise Ship to Avoid Planned Port Visits

MSC Cruises has redirected the December 16, 2023, MSC Meraviglia cruise from the Bahamas to New England and Canada due to severe weather.

Royal Caribbean Cancels Itinerary, Presents Alternative Options for Guests

Royal Caribbean has announced the cancellation of its April 26, 2024 sailing of Freedom of the Seas due to the ship being chartered.

Virgin Voyages Launches Wave Season and New 2025 Itineraries

Virgin Voyages reveals exciting new 2025 summer itineraries and offers 70% discount with up to $600 Bar Tab in wave season promotion.

Virgin Voyages’ Australian Voyage Kicks Off From Melbourne

Sir Richard Branson’s new cruise ship, Resilient Lady, sets sail for Tasmania, marking Virgin’s expansion in the South Pacific.

Norwegian Cruise Line Reveals New Itineraries for Multiple Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line unveiled its 2025-26 fall and winter collection featuring first-time global destinations and new home ports.

Cunard Unveils Extraordinary 2025 Alaska Season

Cunard Line announced its 2025 Alaska season itineraries for the Queen Elizabeth, highlighting the ship’s return to the popular cruising region.

PortMiami Achieves Its Busiest Fiscal Cruise Year Ever

PortMiami, Florida marked a historic achievement by welcoming over 7.2 million passengers in the 2023 fiscal year.
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