Melissa Mayntz

Avid, enthusiastic cruiser (35+ cruises and counting!), having sailed on multiple cruise lines, 25+ different ships in a variety of classes, and visited ports of call in more than 6 countries, including Caribbean, Mexican, Alaskan, and Hawaiian ports. Widely traveled on multiple continents and homeported from Port Canaveral, as well as a professional freelance writer and editor with more than 20 years' experience and thousands of articles published. Find out more about us here.

Three Sailings Changed for Norwegian Cruise Ship, Port Dropped

Three upcoming cruises for Norwegian Breakaway are having every port of call changed and one port completely dropped, but why?

Baltimore Harbor Reopening Update – What About Cruise Ships?

Progress is being made on reopening the Port of Baltimore to marine traffic, but when might cruises resume from the homeport?

Two Cruise Passengers Reported Missing in the British Virgin Islands

Two men have been reported missing in Tortola after they failed to return to Norwegian Sky on a recent visit.

Newest Princess Cruise Ship Officially Christened in Spain

The new Sphere-class Sun Princess has been officially named in a stunning ceremony at Port of Barcelona in Spain.

How to Sleep Well During Your Cruise

There are so many things to keep you busy during the cruise but an important factor is making sure you get enough rest and sleep. Here's how you can sleep well during your cruise.

Propulsion Issue Forces Royal Caribbean Ship to Cancel Ports

Radiance of the Seas is sailing slower than expected due to a technical issue, and will not make her ports of call on her way to Vancouver.

Royal Caribbean Extends Cancellations of Private Destination

Several additional months of Royal Caribbean visits to Labadee, Haiti, are now being cancelled due to ongoing unrest.

Another Sailing for Carnival Pride Has Its Homeport Adjusted

Another sailing for Carnival Pride has its homeport adjusted to Virginia as Port of Baltimore remains closed to marine traffic.

Norwegian Cruise Ship Delayed Returning to New York

Norwegian Getaway will be delayed in returning to New York, but not for any technical difficulties. So why will the ship be late?
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