Hornblower Takes the Pledge

June 28, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Hornblower Local Producer Pledge

 

Hornblower prides itself on doing its best for the environment. That’s why we were the first passenger vessel company in the United States to build and run a hybrid fueled yacht.

More recently, our Executive Chef, Scott Hauser, took the pledge to go local when it comes to sourcing the delicious food you’ll find on our cruises.

Baldor is a major produce supplier to Hornblower, you’ll find it in food across almost all of our cruises from our sophisticated à la carte …

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Hornblower CEO Honored at Corporate Responsibility Awards

October 27, 2015 by Damian O’Keeffe
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Hornblower Cruises & Events has always been a leader in our field when it comes to the environment, sustainability and corporate responsibility.

This approach has been intrinsic to Hornblower from the very beginning thanks to the vision and efforts of our Chairman and CEO, Terry Macrae. So, it’s great to see Terry’s commitment rewarded at City and State Magazine’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards and being honored for Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in Promoting Environmentally Responsible Water Transportation.

Put simply, it’s for dedication to …

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12 Tips to Improve Sustainability at Your Next Event

April 22, 2015 by Cameron Clark
12 tips to improve sustainability at your next event

 

It’s Earth Day! To honor our beloved blue planet, Hornblower has put together a short list of tips to help you minimize your carbon footprint and improve overall sustainability at your next event, conference or meeting.

12 Tips to Improve Sustainability at Your Next Event

1. Go paperless by using apps. or providing USB drives with handouts, speaker bios, agendas, and show guides. CrowdCompass mobile apps can help.

2. Design menus around seasonal produce (e.g. Winter, Autumn).

3. Use fair trade coffee, tea, and chocolate.

4. Build relationships with farm-to-table …

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4 Sustainable Events on Leadership to Attend in 2015

March 4, 2015 by Cameron Clark

 

Sustainability is a hot topic among event planners and conference organizers. Being able to minimize our footprint on the environment, and in turn produce memorable events is central to Hornblower’s larger business model. Successfully achieving this, however, is no easy feat. Every detail of an event, from registration, to set up, presentation and break down must be scrutinized to the highest degree in order to effectively reduce our events’ impact on the natural wold around us.

As we head into 2015, …

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Hornblower New York Wins 2014 Emerald Award for Sustainability

February 27, 2015 by Cameron Clark

 

In 2013, Emerald Brand launched the first annual Emerald Award for Sustainability to recognize environmental leaders across four industries: Distribution, Facilities, Foodservice Operations, and Hospitality. This year, Emerald Brand is recognizing four companies that have significantly reduced their impacts on the environment. The Emerald Award for Sustainability takes into account not only participation in the Emerald Brand Sustainability Program, which includes the use of rapidly renewable, recycled, and compostable disposable products, but also a commitment to green initiatives across …

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