INFOGRAPHIC: The State of the Corporate Holiday Party

Written by Cameron Clark on August 29, 2014


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 office morale
  • 42% of holiday parties offer bar options
  • 53% of employees have more fun at the holiday party with their spouse there
  • 71% of employees see a cultural improvement within their companies when an office-wide holiday party is thrown
  • 55% of office holiday parties are planned by admin assistant, executive assistant, or someone in the HR department
  • Events are increasingly becoming platforms for companies to tell a story or convey a message. Our advice in regards to this trend: KEEP THE HOLIDAY STORY SIMPLE!
  • Bloomberg spent over $1M on a 7 Deadly Sins themed holiday party!

Download the full infographic today!

Hornblower is offering special holiday party deals if through the remainder of 2014!