Puerto Rico is making a comeback in the cruise industry. After 9-11 when flying got lots less convenient (and much more expensive), people wanted to embark on their cruise from somewhere closer to home, and often, somewhere that was only a short drive, so Puerto Rico fell out of favor as a port of embarkation.
Cruisers are again wanting to broaden their horizons, and they want the type of itinerary that are available by sailing from San Juan. And cruise lines are responding.
The complete story appeared in the September 29 edition of Cruise News Daily.