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.

Disney Cruise Line Announces New Tier for Loyal Passengers

Disney Cruise Line has revealed the exclusive benefits for its new Pearl loyalty tier and the advantages this elite level will give guests.

Port Canaveral Becomes World’s Busiest Passenger Cruise Port

Edging out PortMiami by a slim margin, Port Canaveral is now the world's busiest cruise port with more than 4 million passengers.

P&O Cruises Teases Details of New Ship Naming

The top performers for Arvia's naming ceremony have been announced for the first-of-its kind beachside christening in March.

Itinerary Change and Port Swap for Norwegian Cruise Ship

Multiple changes are being made to one Norwegian Getaway sailing in early 2024, including port swaps, time adjustments, and more.

Carnival Cruise Line Bringing Back Classic Option to Inform Guests

Carnival Cruise Line is once more going to be delivering the Fun Times paper newsletter to guests, bringing back another way to stay updated onboard.

Cruise Ship to Help Shelter Earthquake Refugees in Turkey

Miray Cruises has offered one vessel to house refugees after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey.

Port Canaveral Juggling Cruise Ships and Rocket Launch Conflicts

With more cruise ships using Port Canaveral and more rocket launches than ever, conflicts are arising and creative solutions are needed.

Embarkation Delays for Royal Caribbean Sailing

Guests were asked to delay arriving for embarkation due to a medical debarkation from the previous cruise.

Holland America Line Makes Family Cruises Amazingly Affordable

Extra deals with the extended kids sail free promotion invites families to save aboard Holland America Line.
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