Melissa Mayntz

Avid, enthusiastic cruiser (28 cruises and counting!), having sailed on multiple cruise lines, 18+ different ships in a variety of classes, and visited more than 15 ports of call in more than 6 countries, including Caribbean, Mexican, 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.

Grand Cayman Could Be Closed to Cruise Ships Even Longer

The ban on cruise ships at Grand Cayman could go on for much longer due to changed dates for the nation's border reopening plan.

Norwegian Cruise Line Unveils Biggest Deals Ever for Black Friday and the Holidays

Norwegian Cruise Line unveils its Greatest Deal Ever just in time for Black Friday and the Holiday season, along with new itineraries.

Carnival Cruise Line Details Senior Officers for Carnival Radiance

Carnival Cruise Line announces the senior officer for the newly transformed Carnival Radiance, which will begin operations in December.

Two More Celebrity Cruises Ships Return to Service

Two more Celebrity Cruises ships have restarted operations with Celebrity Reflection from Fort Lauderdale and Celebrity Constellation from Tampa.

Holland America Line Launches Kids Cruise Free Offer

Holland America Line launches 'Kids Cruise Free' promotion just in time for the holiday season and for sailings through Spring 2022.

Viking Cruises Announces New 2023 Summer Season Sailings

Viking Cruises announces new expedition voyages for summer 2023, including Immersive Two-Week Journey Exploring North America's Great Lakes.

Disney Expedition Cruises to Offer New Adventures in 2023

Disney Expedition Cruises announces all-new adventures to the Arctic starting in 2023 and sailing with PONANT.

St. Kitts to Welcome New Cruises and Direct Flights During Winter Season

The Caribbean island of St. Kitts details new cruise calls and direct flight options during the Winter season.

Fourth Princess Cruise Ship Restarts Operations in the U.S.

Princess Cruises is underway with multiple vessels back sailing in the United States, including the Ruby Princess, which restarted over the weekend. The ship becomes the fourth Princess vessel to resume operations in the U.S.