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.

Norwegian Cruise Line to Focus on Alaska in Next EMBARK Episode

Norwegian Cruise Line teases a new "EMBARK" episode which takes viewers on adventures in Alaska and showcases what's possible.

Carnival Corporation Leadership Named Among America’s Best

Carnival Corporation has been named as one of America's best-led companies of 2021, including popular brands Carnival Cruise Line and Princess Cruises.

Virgin Voyages Adds Athlete Investment Group to Brand

Virgin Voyages announces investment with Patricof Co, which adds a lineup of 40 professional athletes.

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.
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