Why a Great Holiday Party is Good For Your Business

October 4, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
office holiday party - Hornblower


It’s probably obvious but employee parties are a great morale booster. But there’s a right way of doing it and a wrong way. Not all company holiday parties are equal. Let’s be honest, at some workplaces many people dread the annual office party. That’s when you know you’re doing it wrong.

It’s probably no surprise that the same companies where staff look forward to employee appreciation events and holiday parties, are the same businesses that have high morale and do their …

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Carnaval on the Hudson – Sober Dinner Cruise

July 15, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe


Every cruise with Hornblower is a unique experience – amazing views you just can’t get anywhere else in an atmosphere that can’t be matched on New York Harbor’s most recognizable yachts.

However, a sober dinner cruise is a first aboard Hornblower. And that’s just what Mountainside is doing with Carnaval on the Hudson.

Carnaval on the Hudson is a sober dinner cruise for those who want to enjoy everything a New York City Dinner Cruise has to offer, but without the temptation of alcohol. …

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Event recap: Floating Food Festival – Tacos & Tequila

July 12, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Floating Food Festival - Hornblower New York


Anticipation was high for Yachta Yachta Yachta’s first Floating Food Festival cruise, Tacos & Tequila, and it didn’t disappoint.

In a city filled with amazing food options and plenty of food events, the Floating Food Festival promised something truly unique and set out to take the humble taco to the next level with four top chefs. All while sipping down margaritas, and taking in the best views NYC has to offer.

A Mariachi band laid out the welcome mat to board the …

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Event Recap: Fran Drescher’s Cabaret Cruise

June 24, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Frand Drescher's Cabaret Cruise - Hornblower New York


If you expected anything less than a fabulous night aboard the Fran Drescher Cabaret Cruise, then you don’t really know Fran Drescher or Hornblower!

Needless to say it was an amazing night full of incredible performances and a host of stars and talent. There was even the last minute addition of George Takei — who is no stranger to Hornblower. Takei welcomed guests and it was all fun, laughter and music aboard the Hornblower Infinity from beginning to end.

Other A-list celebrities …

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Time Out & Hornblower Summer preview Cruise

May 26, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Time Out & Hornblower Summer Preview Cruise


Hornblower helped Time Out kick off summer with their Summer Preview cruise, where people were able to indulge in some of the best food, drink and activities that will be running summer this year.

It was on like ping pong, literally, as deck three of the Hornblower Infinity was fitted out with ping pong tables courtesy of Spin… probably not the usual activity you’d expect on a boat but it’s the sort of thing Hornblower is known for. When you cruise …

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