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.

Carnival Cruise Line Removing Venue Most Passengers Won’t Miss

Carnival Cruise Line is removing a mainstay venue from its ships, but guests are noticing the loss. Will it change your mind about cruising?

Popular Spanish Port Expecting Busy Fall Season, Inaugural Visits

The Port of Malaga will see seven inaugural visits from different vessels this fall, with more than 200,000 passengers in the coming months.

Princess Cruises Cancels Visit Six Months Ahead of Cruise

Princess Cruises is removing Lahaina as a port of call six months before the ship sets sail - why not visit another Maui port?

Two Cruise Passengers Left in Mexico After Accident

Two women are injured in Mexico after getting into an accident and missing their Carnival cruise ship's departure.

Norwegian Cruise Line Changes Itinerary on Embarkation Day

Norwegian Pearl's itinerary is being dramatically changed for Hurricane Lee, with skipped ports, changed port days, and more.

Itinerary Change, Cancelled Ports for Carnival’s Epic Cruise

Less than one day in to the 30-night sailing, Carnival Luminosa already has itinerary changes and cancelled ports of call.

Carnival Cruise Ship Departs on One of Line’s Longest Sailings

Carnival Luminosa is setting sail on one of the longest cruises in Carnival's history - where will she be visiting on this epic voyage?

Royal Caribbean Reveals First Adults-Only Private Island Escape

Guests 18 years and up will have new, exclusive opportunities on CocoCay with the new adults-only Hideaway Beach!

Grounded Cruise Ship Pulled Free in Greenland

The grounded ship Ocean Explorer has been successfully freed with help from a research fishing vessel in Greenland.
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