Hosting an event in New York City is never going to be “cheap”, but it can be less painful on your bottom line. Hornblower has 6 ideas to help you trim the fat off of your corporate holiday party budget and still maximize the experience for your coworkers.
Consider hosting a luncheon. This may help cut down on booze costs.
Host your party early in the week. Renting out a venue on Monday or Tuesday is almost always cheaper.
Co-host your party with a business partner. It doesn’t …
On behalf of Hornblower New York, we wish you all a happy Labor Day!
While we often consider Labor Day the end of summer (or for you fashionistas, the last day to wear white and seersucker), but this federal holiday actually has a rich and often overlooked history.
THE HISTORY OF LABOR DAY
In 1882, Matthew Maguire, a machinist, first proposed the holiday while serving as secretary of the CLU (Central Labor Union) of New York. Others argue that it was first proposed by Peter J. McGuire of …
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 …
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 on décor, to affordable activities and economical entertainment, we have 12 …
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 Five Cruise departs Tuesday-Sunday from 6-8PM out of the South …