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.

Norwegian Cruise Line Changes Pre-Cruise Testing Requirements

Norwegian Cruise Line changes its pre-cruise testing requirements on sailings from January 17, 2022.

Norwegian Cruise Line Changes Policy, Now Asks Guests to Wear Masks

Norwegian Cruise Line updates its protocols by notifying guests to wear a mask indoors except while eating or drinking and outdoors when social distancing is not possible.

Guests to Be “Funderstruck” With New Carnival Cruise Line Campaign

Carnival Cruise Line launches new "Funderstruck" campaign to bring the fun back by booking a cruise vacation with America's cruise line.

Princess Cruises Offers Best Deal Ever on All Sailings

Princess Cruises brings back its "Best. Sale. Ever." offering five cruise perks with the sale running from Dec. 15, 2021, through March 2, 2022.

Silversea Cruises Opens Pre-Sale Reservations for First Low-Emissions Ship

Luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises opens pre-sale reservations for the first luxury cruise ship with zero local emissions in port.

Holland America Line Ultimate Upgrade Event Offers Unheard of Deals

Holland America Line announces its Wave Season promotion with "The Ultimate Upgrade Event" for free upgrades and huge perks.

Norwegian Cruise Line to Offer Homeport Cruises From Panama City

Norwegian Cruise Line becomes first to offer Panama City and seasonal homeport starting from March 20, 2022, with Norwegian Jewel.

What Is a Royal Caribbean Quantum-Ultra Class Cruise Ship?

Find out what a Quantum-ultra cruise ship is with all the different innovative features and which Royal Caribbean ships are in the class.

Princess Cruises Debuts Original Show With Naming of Enchanted Princess

Princess Cruises' newest ship, Enchanted Princess is christened in an original production, "Our World, Enchanted" naming ceremony.
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