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.

Famous Cruise Ship Captain Has Unexpected Reaction

The famous Captain Kate McCue has tried a new skill, but with not-quite-successful results, onboard Celebrity Beyond.

Carnival Cruise Line Alerts Guests to Traffic Problems

Two Carnival cruises on Saturday, plus other weekend sailings on different cruise lines, may be impacted by heavy traffic to Galveston.

Princess Cruises Announces New Coffee Partnership

Guests on Princess Cruises will be able to enjoy amazing Italian coffee and much more with a new brew-tastic partnership.

Royal Caribbean Adjusts Protocols for Certain Sailings

Pre-cruise tests for certain Royal Caribbean sailings have now been dropped, just a month before the cruises set sail.

Disney Cruise Line to Open Bookings for New Private Destination

Disney Cruise Line has revealed the first itineraries that will visit Lighthouse Point, as well as announced new European ports of call.

New Additional Carnival Cruise Ship Opens for First Bookings

Eager guests can now make reservations for Carnival Firenze from Long Beach, California, with many itineraries to choose from.

Carnival Cruise Line Changes Six Summer Itineraries for One Ship

Six cruises for Carnival Pride have been adjusted this summer, but not all the cruises have been modified in the same way.

Sad Outcome for Cruise Passenger in Honduras

A Royal Caribbean cruise passenger has had a tragic accident while visiting one of the most popular cruise ports in the Caribbean.

Royal Caribbean Closing One Popular Feature on All Ships

All four ships with the Sky Pad feature will close the venue in just a few days to make way for new complimentary activities.
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