INFOGRAPHIC: The State of the Corporate Holiday Party

August 29, 2014 by Cameron Clark


With the economy coming back, holiday parties are back in full swing and office morale is improving!Hornblower Cruises & Events is here to share a few interesting statistics about the state of the corporate holiday party, and how a good holiday party (on a yacht) can impact office morale and general productivity.


86% of companies have holiday parties
67% of employees believe that hosting a holiday party can have an improvement on …

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12 Must-haves on an Event Budget Checklist

August 28, 2014 by Cameron Clark


Company parties are easily every employee’s favorite event. It’s a fun way to get together and get to know co-workers! However, every company is faced with cutting costs, and parties for employees are usually the first line items to get the axe on a tight budget. Well, we’re here to tell you that that your company can still offer an amazing company party without breaking the bank!

From finding incredible deals …

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Be the Office Hero! Try a Happy Hour Cruise in NYC

August 27, 2014 by Cameron Clark


The day is over, you need a spot for a post-work drink, and the corner bar with the stale beer and terrible jukebox just isn’t cutting it. Try something new. Hop on a happy hour cruise in NYC. Get a crew of friends (or coworkers, if you really want to be an office hero) together for one of Hornblower’s new Alive After Five or Rock the Yacht! Cruises.

The Alive After …

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5 Common Event Mistakes

August 26, 2014 by Cameron Clark


We’ve all made mistakes when planning a party. It happens. It’s hard to anticipate how an event will play out, and problems can arise at every turn. Whether the caterer is late, the projector won’t work, or the bar has run out of mixers, the smallest mistake can make or break your party.

Here are five common event mistakes that you should avoid at all costs in order to pull off an epic event:


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6 Surprising Statistics That Prove Your Company Needs a Party

August 19, 2014 by Cameron Clark


Take a look at your employees. Are they slouching in their chairs? Are their eyes glazed over from looking at the screen too long? When you see your employees at that stage, it’s time for a party!

Take a look at these 6 surprising statistics that show your company is in dire need of a party.

Rewarding your employees increase retention by 33%
Non-stressed employees cost their companies 46% less in operational costs
A good …

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