Sherry Laskin

Sherry is editor and creator of CruiseMaven.com. With a focus on cruises and trains, she's an avid proponent of solo and slow travel. Her mission is to entertain, inspire and encourage readers to experience the joys of ocean cruises, river cruises and train travel.

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Crystal Cruises Announces 2019 President’s Cruise

Crystal Cruises Announces 2019 President’s Cruise

Crystal River Cruises – President’s Cruise on the Moselle In 2019, Crystal President & CEO Tom Wolber and his wife Sharon will host their annual&… View Post
CroisiEurope Cruises in Canada Along St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario

CroisiEurope Cruises in Canada Along St. Lawrence and Lake Ontario

CroisiEurope Canada Cruises on the Saint Lawrence River CroisiEurope, the largest river cruise company in Europe, announced they’re headed across the pond to … View Post
Here’s How You Can Take Amtrak to Cruise Ports in the USA

Here’s How You Can Take Amtrak to Cruise Ports in the USA

Every USA cruise port can be reached by Amtrak. For those to love to cruise, life is easier living near a cruise ship homeport. … View Post
What to Do in Seven Favorite Canada Cruise Ports

What to Do in Seven Favorite Canada Cruise Ports

Here’s what to see, do and taste in seven of Canada’s most-visited cruise ports Cruises to Canada rank really high on my … View Post
Virgin Voyages Adds a Tattoo Studio on Their New Ship

Virgin Voyages Adds a Tattoo Studio on Their New Ship

Scarlet Lady Adds Squid Ink Studio for exclusive tattoos at sea. If you’ve ever even considered getting a really unique tattoo, this might … View Post
MSC Cruises to Build Four Ultra-Luxury Cruise Ships

MSC Cruises to Build Four Ultra-Luxury Cruise Ships

The ultra-luxury cruise market is heating up. La dolce vita will get even sweeter when MSC Cruises launches their new ultra-luxury cruise ships.  To … View Post
Royal Caribbean Drink Package Prices Set to Increase

Royal Caribbean Drink Package Prices Set to Increase

It’s going to be more expensive to buy a Royal Caribbean drink package Royal Caribbean is about to increase the price of its … View Post
MSC Cruises From Miami for the Winter Holidays

MSC Cruises From Miami for the Winter Holidays

Instead of staying home for your favorite winter holiday, go take a cruise.  And if it feels slightly Italian, all the better.  This holiday … View Post
Another Carnival Ship Will Get a Total Makeover

Another Carnival Ship Will Get a Total Makeover

Carnival Victory refurbishment is great news, especially for food-lovers. In case you missed it, Carnival is in the midst of an eight-year, $2 billion fleet-wide&… View Post
Creative Director Appointed for the NEW Cunard Ship

Creative Director Appointed for the NEW Cunard Ship

Yes, Cunard fans, they’re building a fourth ship. In case you missed the memo, Cunard will build a new ship, its fourth ship … View Post
American Cruise Lines New Ships and New Itineraries

American Cruise Lines New Ships and New Itineraries

Itineraries that stretch from coast to coast, north to south. American Cruise Lines has their 2019-2020 schedule of cruises all planned.  The cruise line’… View Post
Viking Cruises Voted Best River Cruise Line

Viking Cruises Voted Best River Cruise Line

Viking Cruises once again took first place as Best River Cruise Line, by Condé Nast Traveler and their magazine’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards.  For … View Post
Carnival CHEERS! All-Inclusive Beverage Program Explained

Carnival CHEERS! All-Inclusive Beverage Program Explained

What’s CHEERS? Carnival CHEERS! all-inclusive beverage program is available for guests over 21 years who prefer to pay a flat daily rate for unlimited … View Post
New River Ship Launches for Mississippi River Cruises

New River Ship Launches for Mississippi River Cruises

American Cruise Lines introduces American Song to the Mississippi American Song, nicknamed a “modern riverboat” by American Cruise Lines, set out on its inaugural … View Post
Royal Caribbean To Add Three Ships to Its Ultra-Luxury Brand

Royal Caribbean To Add Three Ships to Its Ultra-Luxury Brand

Royal Caribbean plans to grow its newest acquisition In case you missed the announcement last June, Royal Caribbean is now the primary shareholder in … View Post
One More Cruise Line Raises Daily Gratuities

One More Cruise Line Raises Daily Gratuities

Holland America Line daily gratuities will increase to $14.50 per person per day for inside, ocean view and balcony stateroom.  Those guests lucky enough to&… View Post
Your Cruise Maven Newsletter is Back

Your Cruise Maven Newsletter is Back

Where I’ve been…and why so long between newsletters With John Sebastian’s “Welcome Back Kotter” song in my head, I’m excited … View Post
Cruise to Canada and Pour on the Maple Syrup

Cruise to Canada and Pour on the Maple Syrup

Amber Ambrosia With winter’s ebb and spring’s impending warmth, stately old maple trees begin their annual ritual. All across eastern Canada, when … View Post
Viking River Cruise Grand European from Budapest to Amsterdam

Viking River Cruise Grand European from Budapest to Amsterdam

Viking Lif Grand European river cruise begins in Budapest Most people fly into Budapest.  Not me. One transatlantic crossing, four hotels, four countries and … View Post
Cunard Adds New Cruise Itineraries for Summer 2020

Cunard Adds New Cruise Itineraries for Summer 2020

Summer of 2020 for Cunard cruises looks very promising with new ports, additional transatlantic crossings and even new itineraries for Japan are added.  Queen Mary&… View Post

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