Port of San Diego 2018-2019 cruise season begins
The upcoming 2018-2019 cruise season, which kicked off Friday, will be the Port of San Diego’s best in seven years.
The Port expects 92 cruise calls versus 84 from last season. Additionally, passenger counts will increase by 15 percent over last year, with 295,000 people anticipated to cruise from San Diego, up from 256,000 the previous season.
There are several exciting itineraries for cruises leaving from San Diego. Voyages range from two-day to 14-day cruises along the Mexican Riviera to a 35-day cruise to South America. San Diego’s primary cruise lines include Holland America Line and Disney Cruise Line, with regular voyages onboard the Eurodam, Nieuw Amsterdam and Disney Wonder.
San Diego continues to be a popular port for cruising. It was recently named among the top five cruise destinations in the U.S. and Canada by Cruise Critic, the world’s leading cruise reviews site and online cruise community. This is the third year in a row the Port of San Diego has received this designation.