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.

MSC Cruises Achieves Record-Breaking Season in Brazil

Historic milestone reached as MSC Cruises reaches 670,000 passengers in Brazil, with the deployment of seven ships.

Cruise Lines Dive into April Fools’ Day with Outlandish Innovations

From zero-gravity cabins to pizza-saving pouches, cruise lines unveiled their most imaginative (and imaginary) features yet.

Cruise Line Introduces Series of Exclusive Mediterranean Cruises

Seabourn will offer new voyages and unique shoreside experiences in the Mediterranean in spring 2025 aboard Seabourn Venture.

Carnival’s Logistical Challenges to Switch Home Port to Norfolk

Carnival is moving its operations from Baltimore, Maryland, to Norfolk, Virginia, affecting thousands and bringing logistical challenges.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Will Go Ahead Following Technical Difficulties

Brilliance of the Seas’ April 4 voyage on schedule despite prior technical difficulties, says Royal Caribbean.

Disney Treasure Floats to Make Way for Sister Ship

Disney Cruise Line transitions Disney Treasure to make way for its next marvel, Disney Destiny at the Meyer Werft shipyard.

Carnival Cruise Line Completes Roll Out of Digital Debark

Carnival Cruise Line announces that its new Digital Debark system, has now been rolled out across all of its North America based ships.

Guests Informed of Itinerary Changes for Three Carnival Ships

Carnival Cruise Line has announced changes for Carnival Sunshine, Carnival Venezia, and Mardi Gras, affecting various sailings.

Seabourn Unveils Segments for 2026 World Cruise

Shorter segments of Seabourn’s grand 129-day 2026 World Cruise, with voyages lasting 20 to 48 days, are available for booking.
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