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.

Royal Caribbean Adjusts Itinerary Amid Operational Challenges

Due to logistical issues in Jeju, South Korea, Royal Caribbean International revised a cruise schedule, adding extra time in Nagasaki, Japan.

Carnival Cruise Line Bans Passengers After Late-Night Brawl

An altercation aboard Carnival Paradise leads to fines and bans for involved passengers as security intervenes to restore order.

Residents Propel Initiative to Limit Cruise Ship Activity in Juneau

Efforts to limit cruise ships intensify in Juneau, Alaska, as locals gather sufficient signatures for a ballot measure to restrict larger ships from docking on Saturdays.

Discussions Begin on Daily Cruise Cap and Future at Greek Destination

Representatives from the Cruise Lines International Association and local officials begin discussing a daily cruise cap and forward path.

Sitka Initiative to Limit Cruise Ship Visitors Denied, Residents Vow to Continue Efforts

The municipal clerk of Sitka, Alaska, has rejected a proposal to cap cruise ship numbers, even as other Alaskan towns debate similar measures.

Costa Cruises Unveils New Asia Itineraries for Winter 2025-26

Costa Cruises announces two new Asian routes for the upcoming winter season, featuring extended visits to Japan and Southeast Asia.

CEO Addresses Delayed Launch of Villa Vie Odyssey and Sets Launch Date

Villa Vie Residences' CEO Mikael Petterson addressed the delay of the Odyssey, announcing a definitive launch date for the world cruise.

Port Canaveral Achieves Special Re-Certification for 8th Consecutive Year

Port Canaveral has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability and has received its Green Marine Certification.

Disney Cruise Line Moves Up Embarkation Times

Disney Cruise Line will require guests on Disney Magic and Disney Wish to be onboard by 3 p.m. instead of 4 p.m. for Florida departures.
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