Diamond Princess sets sail with a season of Mexico and Hawaii cruises from San Diego

SANTA CLARITA, California., November 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The newly refurbished Diamond Princess welcomed guests aboard for her first departure from her new homeport today, San Diego, which helps boost tourism in the region and support local businesses. The sailing milestone completes the Princess Cruises fleet.

“The home importation of Diamond Princess in a place as remarkable as San Diego and are now giving our West Coast fans four easy-to-drive California Starting points to enjoy the original love boat is an excellent combination,” said John Padgett, President of Princess Cruises. “Whether you’re looking for a convenient four, five or seven day West Coast vacation, or to Hawaii or the South Pacific, Princess Cruises has you covered at incredible prices.”

From November 2022 to February 2023, diamond princess offers a range of new cruise itineraries from five to 16 days, calling at ports along the Mexican Riviera, the California coast and the Hawaiian Islands. In addition, the ship embarks on a unique 20-day cruise to Central America, round-trip from San Diego 11/27.

“The Port of San Diego is proud to welcome the Diamond Princess, her captain, crew and guests to the port of San Diego‘ said the chairman Dan MalcolmPort of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners. “We are also delighted to welcome Princess Cruises back as a home line, we look forward to a successful cruising season with them and many more years of partnership.”

The Diamond Princess offers the ultimate hassle-free, personalized cruise with the premium dining and entertainment the cruise line is known for, all with the Princess MedallionClass experience. All Princess ships come equipped with the Princess Medallion®, which enables everything from expedited contactless boarding to locating loved ones anywhere on the ship, as well as enhanced services like delivery of anything guests need, right to them, wherever whenever they are on the ship. In addition, guests can share their favorite cruise moments via MedallionNet®, stay connected with friends and family back home, work remotely anywhere on the ship, quickly post content, and stream favorite movies and shows.

For more information about Princess Cruises, please contact a professional travel consultant, call 1-800-PRINCESS (1-800-774-6237) or visit the company’s website at

About Princess Cruises

One of the most recognizable names in cruising, Princess Cruises is the world’s leading international premium cruise company and travel company, operating a fleet of 15 modern cruise ships and carrying millions of guests each year to 330 destinations around the world, including the Caribbean, AlaskaPanama Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealandthe south pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England, Antarctica and World Cruises. A team of professional destination experts have curated 170 itineraries ranging in length from three to 111 days, and Princess Cruises is consistently recognized as “Best Cruise Line for Itineraries”. In 2017, Princess Cruises, along with parent company Carnival Corporation, introduced MedallionClass Vacations, powered by the Medallion device, the vacation industry’s most advanced wearable device, provided complimentary to every guest traveling on a MedallionClass ship. The award-winning innovation offers the fastest path to a hassle-free, personalized vacation, freeing guests more time for the things they love most. The company is part of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK).

SOURCE Princess Cruises