Melissa Mayntz

Avid, enthusiastic cruiser (30 cruises and counting!), having sailed on multiple cruise lines, 20+ 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, as well as a professional freelance writer and editor with more than 18 years experience and thousands of articles published. Find out more about us here.

Port Canaveral to Reopen for Cruise Ships After Hurricane Ian

Port Canaveral has already partially reopened after Hurricane Ian, and will reopen to cruise ship traffic after midnight.

More Royal Caribbean Cruise Itineraries Impacted by Hurricane Ian

Mariner of the Seas and Independence of the Seas will have shortened cruises after Hurricane Ian passes Port Canaveral.

Another Carnival Cruise Canceled Due to Hurricane Ian

The September 30 Carnival Liberty sailing from Port Canaveral has been canceled. Will even more cruises be impacted by Hurricane Ian?

Disney Wish Cruise Canceled Due to Hurricane Ian Port Closure

Disney Wish will not sail the planned September 30 cruise, and instead will extend its current sailing to stay away from Hurricane Ian.

Norwegian Ship Cancels First Florida Sailing Due to Hurricane Ian

Norwegian Getaway's next cruise - the first sailing from Port Canaveral this fall - has been canceled due to Hurricane Ian.

Carnival Cancels Two Cruises as Hurricane Ian Approaches Florida

The next sailings for Carnival Paradise and Carnival Elation are canceled due to Hurricane Ian, and other cruises may also be impacted.

Carnival Paradise to Remain in Mexico, Following Sailing Canceled

Port Tampa Bay has closed ahead of Hurricane Ian and Carnival Paradise will remain longer in Cozumel. The following sailing has been canceled.

Expected Delay for Disney Cruise as Hurricane Ian Impacts Florida

Guests have been alerted to possible delays for debarkation and embarkation for Disney Wish at Port Canaveral on Friday due to Hurricane Ian.

Cruise Lines React to Canada Easing Protocols

How have cruise lines responded to Canada removing travel protocols, and what does that mean for cruises in 2022 and 2023?