The Plunder Pirates Visit NYC!

October 10, 2014 by Cameron Clark

The Plunder Pirates are here! For tonight only, Hornblower New York welcomes, in conjunction with ComicCon New York, the Plunder Pirates after-party reception at Pier 40 in the West Village hosted by Rovio Entertainment Ltd .

Arriving from Spain specially for the event is the 170-foot El Galeón, a 495-ton wooden replica of a Spanish galleon. This invite-only event will attract up to 150 VIP guests, and features special pirate punch, cider, dark …

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Looking Back: Smooth Jazz New York

October 9, 2014 by Cameron Clark

Smooth Jazz New York wrapped up its successful 2014 summer and fall concert cruise series aboard the Hornblower Infinity last Friday, October 3. Performing aboard 12  cruises for a total of 21 shows, Smooth Jazz’s cruise series was a huge hit, with crowds averaging 400 concert-goers per cruise.

The 2014 Smooth Jazz New York cruise series line-up included:

June 12: Jazz Attack featuring Peter White, Rick Braun and Euge Groove
June 26: Patti …

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Event Spotlight: Moët’s Rendezvous on the Hudson

October 8, 2014 by Cameron Clark


Kick off your Columbus Day Weekend aboard the Hornblower Hybrid for an exclusive cruise featuring a champagne and amuse-bouche pairing on October 10 as part of New York’s 10-day Tour De Champagne Week. With a 4-hour tasting, which includes a 2-hour cruise and five Moët & Chandon champagnes, this will be the highlight of the week.

Moët & Chandon champagnes included in the tasting:

Moët & Chandon Impérial Brut
Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial[
Moët & Chandon Nectar Impérial
Moët …

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5 Appetizer Trends for this Year’s Holiday Party

October 7, 2014 by Cameron Clark

What’s one of the most common elements of a holiday event that guests remember months after the fact? No, it’s not the IT guy’s hand-stitched Frosty the Snowman sweater (hopefully).

It’s the food, duh…

Appetizers and light bites are all the rage at events these days. They’re simple to make and convenient to hold when engaged in conversation.

Hornblower has identified five appetizer trends for this year’s holiday party. Check them out!

Street Food – Tacos
Thanks …

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City Meets Country with Eric Decker & Wife Jessie James Decker

September 30, 2014 by Cameron Clark


The “Welcome To New York” event for New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker and wife and country music star Jessie James Decker took place last night in New York City aboard the Hornblower Infinity from 7-10PM. The event helped to raise awareness and funds for the Eric & Jessie Decker Foundation. Hornblower Cruises & Events served as the official host sponsor of the event.

Additional sponsors included Visa, American Express, Castrol, Buffalo …

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