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.

Celebrity Cruises 2024 Galapagos Sailings Announced

Three amazing Celebrity Cruises ships will sail in the Galapagos in 2024, with outstanding all-inclusive options for adventurous travelers.

Celebrity Cruises Introduces Pre- and Post-Cruise Hotel Program

Guests can now book pre- and post-cruise hotels through Hotels by Celebrity, ensuring a complete vacation experience with Celebrity Cruises.

More Cruises Cancelled for Diamond Princess

Princess Cruises has cancelled 10 more sailings for Diamond Princess, but is offering replacement voyages and other compensation options.

Disney Cruise Line Permitting Recovered Guests to Set Sail

Guests recently recovered from COVID-19 but who still test positive can provide proper documentation and set sail aboard their Disney cruise.

US Coast Guard Investigating Royal Caribbean for Launch Interference

The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that Harmony of the Seas was responsible for Sunday's rocket launch scrub, but what may happen next?

Queen Mary Repairs in Long Beach to Start This Month

A stunning part of cruise ship history, the Queen Mary in Long Beach is scheduled to be repaired and may reopen to guests later this year.

NFL Rookie of the Year to Help Rookie Cruisers Win a Carnival Cruise

PepsiCo and Carnival Cruise Line have teamed up to give away up to 15 cruises. How can you enter to win a cruise getaway?

Carnival Cruise Line Celebrates Six Months of Mardi Gras

Carnival is celebrating 6 months of Mardi Gras and looking ahead to even more extra-large fun with the next two Excel-class ships.

Cruise Ship Causes Rocket Launch Scrub at Cape Canaveral

A cruise ship caused the January 30 SpaceX rocket launch to be scrubbed, but which ship was responsible and how could this conflict occur?
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