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About Marcello De Lio

Welcome to High Seas Cruising! I’m Marcello De Lio, your seasoned guide. My journey on the high seas began at the age of 12, when my family took our first cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas. That initial voyage ignited a deep-seated passion for cruising that has only grown over the years.

With decades of experience exploring the globe on several cruise lines, I’ve learned a lot about travel and the cruise industry.

Cruising, in my opinion, isn’t just a vacation option; it’s the best way to experience the world’s diversity, connect with cultures, and create lifelong memories.

At High Seas Cruising, my mission is twofold: firstly, to help you meticulously plan your dream cruise vacation, ensuring every detail is tailored to your preferences; and secondly, to equip you with tried-and-true travel hacks and insider tips that I’ve learned along the way.

Beyond sharing stories and advice, I strive to build a community of cruise enthusiasts. Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned sailor, there’s always something new to discover, and I’m here to guide you through it all.

So, if you happen to spot me on your next cruise, don’t hesitate to say hello. Let’s share tales of the sea and toast to the endless possibilities that await on the horizon.

Here’s to setting sail on your dream cruise with High Seas Cruising – where adventure meets expertise and lifelong friendships are forged at sea!

Our Mission

At High Seas Cruising, our mission is to inspire, guide, and elevate your cruise vacation experiences. We believe that cruising is more than just a mode of travel; it’s a gateway to discovering the world’s secrets and beauty. Cruising offers unique perspectives and unparalleled experiences that create lifelong memories.

Our commitment is to provide you with the most comprehensive and insightful information on cruising, from selecting the perfect ship to exploring exotic destinations. We aim to empower you with expert advice, up-to-date news, and practical tips that cater to both first-time cruisers and seasoned sailors.

Through our passion for cruising, we aspire to create a vibrant community where stories are shared, knowledge is exchanged, and connections are made. High Seas Cruising is dedicated to helping you navigate the vast oceans of possibility, ensuring that each journey you embark upon is not only memorable but also surpasses your expectations.

Let High Seas Cruising be your trusted compass in the world of cruise travel, guiding you towards adventures that resonate with your spirit of exploration and desire for quality experiences. Here, every wave leads to a new discovery, and every horizon promises a journey worth taking.

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High Seas Cruising has been featured in several major news and travel publications.

I’m always happy to provide quotes to the media. For media inquiries, send me an email at press@highseascruising.com

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Meet Our Team

Marcello De Lio on an Alaskan Cruise at a Dog Sledding Shore excursion holding a husky puppy

Marcello De Lio

Founder and Managing Editor

Marcello’s been cruising since he was 12 years old. He loves the freedom that cruising provides, meeting new people, and exploring amazing new ships. Marcello created High Seas Cruising to share his passion for cruising and travel with readers and grow a community of passionate voyagers.

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Marissa De Lio


Marissa is avid cruiser of over 15 years. She has a passion for exploring new ports and excursions.

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