10 On-the-Water Meeting and Event Ideas

September 4, 2014 by Cameron Clark

USE NYC AS A BACKDROP – Choosing the perfect event space in New York can be overwhelming. Hotels, lounges, museums, galleries – they all have their own appeal. But how memorable is the experience?

Our premier yachts, the Infinity and the Hybrid, are capable of taking you places you’ve never been before in New York City. With Hornblower, you and your guests will enjoy intimate and unobstructed views of New York’s iconic …

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3 Holiday Party Playlists You & Your Guests Will Love

September 3, 2014 by Cameron Clark


Ever been stuck at an office holiday party listening to out-dated music and watching your coworkers dance awkwardly? Well, if you have, you know it can be brutal.This year, you don’t have to worry about that. Hornblower has prepared three holiday party playlists using Spotify that will keep any crowd entertained–even if there’s no open bar or if your boss is making you head into the office at 7am the next …

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INFOGRAPHIC: 6 Ways to Save on Your Corporate Holiday Party in NYC

September 2, 2014 by Cameron Clark


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 …

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The History of Labor Day

September 1, 2014 by Cameron Clark


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.


In 1882, Matthew Maguire, a machinist, first proposed the holiday while serving as secretary of the CLU (Central Labor Union) of New …

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INFOGRAPHIC: The State of the Corporate Holiday Party

August 29, 2014 by Cameron Clark


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 …

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