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.

Massive Updates Coming to Popular Caribbean Cruise Port

Exciting updates and expansions will be coming to San Juan, Puerto Rico in the next few years thanks to a new partnership.

Search Suspended for Man Missing From Royal Caribbean Ship

The search for a man overboard from Liberty of the Seas after a troubling incident has sadly ended without success.

Carnival Team Honored for Life-Saving Rough Weather Rescue

The captain and crew of Carnival Cruise Line's Mardi Gras have received a prestigious award for a rescue ahead of a tropical storm in 2022.

Princess Cruises Ship Cancels Port Visits Due to Congestion

Sun Princess will not be visiting Santorini in Greece on several cruises, but is hoping to give guests a better overall travel experience.

Carnival to Sell Miami Headquarters in Hot Real Estate Market

Carnival Corporation & plc is planning to sell its Miami headquarters office space during the soaring real estate market.

Carnival Guest Upset When Cabin Attendant Ignores Do Not Disturb

A Carnival Cruise Line guest feels their privacy was violated by a cabin attendant, but was it? How could the incident have been avoided?

MSC Cruises Reveals New Jaw-Dropping Cliffhanger Ride

MSC Cruises reveals its new jaw-dropping thrill ride that will be featured on the new MSC World America cruise ship.

What a Cruise Ship Cabin Steward Really Does

Find out what a cruise ship cabin steward really does during your cruise vacation and how you can help them out.

Seattle Begins Milestone Alaska Season With Norwegian Cruise Line Ship

The Alaska cruise season has officially begun with Norwegian Bliss as the first ship to depart the Port of Seattle, and much more is to come.
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