Melissa Mayntz

Avid, enthusiastic cruiser (35 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 20 years' experience and thousands of articles published. Find out more about us here.

Norwegian Cruise Ship Passenger Gets Stuck in Water Slide in Viral Video

A viral video shows a cruise passenger getting "stuck" in a water slide on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship, but these incidents are not accidents and happen often.

Princess Cruise Ship Denied Entry at Caribbean Cruise Port

Sky Princess was denied her scheduled visit to St. Thomas on March 8, but the ship got a longer visit in St. Maarten instead.

Cunard Line Names Captain of Queen Anne, Reveals New Ship Details

Cunard Line has announced the master of the upcoming Queen Anne, as well as revealing details about the ship's new spaces and updated livery.

Wonder of the Seas Itineraries, What You Need to Know

What itineraries is Wonder of the Seas sailing? Learn where the ship will be from 2022 and into 2023, with wonderful sailings for all guests!

Princess Cruises Names Madrina of Discovery Princess Cruise Ship

Princess Cruises is honoring one of its own as the ceremonial godmother for the new Discovery Princess cruise ship.

Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils New Dining Concepts for Prima-Class Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line has revealed more details on the dining options aboard its Prima-class ships, which feature more than 30 restaurants and lounges.

Celebrity Cruises Celebrates Women in Cruise Leadership

Celebrity Cruises is celebrating International Women's Day and the accomplishments of its female mariners in grand style with a symbolic logo change.

Carnival Cruise Ship Operates from the US For the First Time in 10 Years

Carnival Spirit is sailing once again, for the first time in 10 years from North America, and is now the 21st Carnival ship to restart.

Cruise Line Sets New Single-Day Booking Record

Oceania Cruises has sold out its 2024 world cruise in less than 30 minutes, with other cruise lines also setting booking records.
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