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.

After Huge Transformation Carnival Radiance Finally Christened

The newly transformed Carnival Radiance cruise ship is christened during a naming ceremony on board at the Long Beach Cruise Terminal.

Miss Universe Bahamas Presented With Award from Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line presents Miss Universe Bahamas with the "Spirit of Carnival" award for embodying the company’s values of fun, friendship, diversity and inclusion.

Camp Ocean Reopens Aboard Carnival Cruise Ships

Carnival Cruise Line reopens Camp Ocean across the fleet for the first time since its ships have resumed service.

Florida-Based Cruise Line Rebrands as Margaritaville at Sea

Florida-based Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line rebrands to Margaritaville at Sea with its only cruise ship, Margaritaville Paradise.

Carnival Cruise Line Provides Update on Seven Cruise Directors

Carnival Cruise Line provides an update on seven cruise directors including for two ships returning earlier than expected.

First Cruise Line Approved to Restart Operations from Malaysia

Genting Cruise Line's Star Cruises brand approved to restart operations from Malaysia with the Star Pisces cruise ship.

Four Royal Caribbean Ships to Sail Alaska in 2023

Four Royal Caribbean cruise ships will sail Alaska in 2023, including out of Seattle, Vancouver, and Seward between May and September.

Celebrity Cruises Returns to South America With Celebrity Eclipse in 2023

Celebrity Cruises will return to South America in December 2023 with the Celebrity Eclipse cruise ship, visiting 16 destinations.

Construction Begins on First Nova Class Hybrid Luxury Cruise Ship

Construction begins on the first Nova class cruise ship for Silversea Cruises with the first steel cutting taking place at the Meyer Werft shipyard.
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