Santo Domingo’s San Souci Port kicked off its 2012/2013 cruise season with its first arrival from AIDAaura from Germany's AIDA Cruises.

AIDAaura called with 1,600 aboard. The 2012/2013 season for the DR includes four new callers, including MSC Cruises, Voyagers of Discovery, Passat Kreuzfahrten and SeaDream Yacht Club.