By Gabrielle Blitz
October 28, 2013

Love cruising? Are you a ship aficionado or novice? We’re discussing the best new destinations, themes, amenities, and insider travel tips for cruise travel this Wednesday, October 30th from 2-3pm EDT.

Our panel of experts will share the best cabins that they’ve ever stayed in, the new lines and voyages that they’re most excited for, and cruise planning tips. Ask them for their insider advice!

The Host:

Kathryn O’Shea-Evans, T+L Associate Editor, @ThePluckyOne

The Panelists:

Anita Dunham-Potter, Expert Cruiser, @ExpertCruiser

Ralph Grizzle, Avid Cruiser, @AvidCruiser

Julia Dimon, A Celebrity Cruise Global Insider, @JuliaDimon

Cruise Critic, @CruiseCritic

Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy, @CruiseGuy

Mary Ann Ramsey, T+L Travel Agent/ Tour Operator, @MaryAnnTravels

Liz Sutton, T+L Travel Agent/ Tour Operator, @SuttonAssociate

How does it work?

1. Log in to Twitter before the chat starts at 2pm ET and be sure to follow @TravlandLeisure.

2. Head over to to follow the chat in real time. You can log-in using your Twitter account.

3. Remember to always add the hashtag #TL_Chat to your tweets—however, if you're in the twubs chatroom it will be added automatically (note for character spacing purposes).

4. We'll pulse out some questions for our expert panel to answer, but feel free to post your own responses. Or ask questions of your own.

All tweets are subject to our social media terms and conditions and may be used in any and all media including editorial. See full social media terms and conditions.

Gabrielle Blitz is the Associate Social Media Editor at Travel + Leisure.