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HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS CELEBRATES NEW YORK SUMMER ON THE WATER

Offering Al Fresco Dining and Sightseeing Experiences from Chelsea Piers and Lincoln Harbor Marina, NJ   New York, July 15, 2020 – With ew York dining and sightseeing cruises restarting the week of July 20, Hornblower Cruises and Events is now offering an exciting choice of al fresco experiences for those craving a getaway – all without leaving the […]

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS REVEALS CANADIAN SUMMER CRUISE SCHEDULE

Introducing New Hygiene and Service Protocols to Ensure the Wellbeing of Everyone   Toronto, July 14, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events has unveiled a series of on-water experiences  aboard Mariposa Cruises by Hornblower and Gananoque Boat Line by Hornblower for those looking to take to the water this summer. While guests can still expect the same high standards and welcoming service, […]

SET SAIL IN BALTIMORE WITH HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY

Full Choice of Dining and Sightseeing Experiences on the Patapsco River Available from July 3   Baltimore, June 29, 2020 – Following the resumption of sightseeing tours earlier this month, Hornblower Cruises and Events is restarting its Baltimore dining operation from Friday, July 3, offering a selection of dining cruise experiences from Baltimore Harbor to coincide with those looking to celebrate Independence Day on […]

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS TO BEGIN NEW JERSEY DINING EXPERIENCES ON JULY 4

Introducing New Hygiene and Service Protocols to Ensure the Wellbeing of Everyone   Weehawken, NJ, July 1, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events will be resuming its New Jersey operation at Lincoln Harbor Marina from Saturday, July 4, offering outdoor dining cruise experiences along the Hudson and East Rivers, as well as a pop-up dockside experience at Chelsea Piers for those looking […]

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS TO RESTART CANADIAN OPERATIONS JULY 1

Celebrate Canada Day Cruising Toronto Harbour with Mariposa Cruises or Join Gananoque Boat Line to Explore the Spectacular 1000 Islands ​ Toronto, June 25, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events is resuming its Canadian operations from Wednesday, July 1, in time for those looking to take to the water to celebrate Canada Day! While guests can still […]

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS DINING EXPERIENCES TO RETURN TO CHICAGO JULY 3

Offering Dining and Sightseeing Experiences on Chicago’s Iconic Waterways to Celebrate Fourth of July   Chicago, June 24, 2020 – Following the resumption of Seadog sightseeing tours earlier this month, Hornblower Cruises and Events is restarting its Chicago dining operation from Friday, July 3, offering aselection of dining cruise experiences on Lake Michigan and the […]

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS TO OFFER BOSTON DINING CRUISES FROM JUNE 26

Introducing New Hygiene and Service Protocols to Ensure the Wellbeing of Everyone ​ Boston., June 22, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events will be restarting its Boston operation on Friday, June 26, offering a selection of dining cruise experiences. With guest spaces spread over several levels, the company’s fleet of luxurious vessels offer expansive decks inside and out, providing plentiful space […]

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS’ SACRAMENTO RIVER CRUISES RESUME JUNE 27

Introducing New Hygiene and Service Protocols to Ensure the Wellbeing of Everyone Sacramento, June 19, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events will be restarting its Sacramento operations on Saturday, June 27, offering a variety of river cruises on the Sacramento River. Guests can marvel at majestic views of the state capitol from the stylish deck […]

HORNBLOWER SIGHTSEEING TOURS RETURNING TO SAN DIEGO JUNE 20

Now Offering Dining, Sightseeing and Whale Watching Experiences on the Big Bay San Diego, June 17, 2020 – Following the resumption of dining cruises last month, Hornblower Cruises and Events is reintroducing sightseeing experiences to its San Diego operations from Saturday, June 20. Guests can expect unparalleled views of San Diego Harbor accompanied by engaging, live narration about the city’s […]

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS TO RESUME WASHINGTON DC AND ALEXANDRIA OPERATIONS

Introducing New Hygiene and Service Protocols to Ensure the Wellbeing of Everyone ​ Washington D.C., June 22, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events confirms it will be re-starting it’s Washington DC dining cruise operation from Saturday, June 27 onwards. The news follows on the recent resumption of the company’s popular Potomac Water Taxi service on June […]

SPIRIT OF NORFOLK TO RESUME DINING CRUISES FROM JUNE 19

Introducing New Hygiene and Service Protocols to Ensure the Wellbeing of Everyone ​ Norfolk, June 11, 2020 – Spirit of Norfolk by Hornblower Cruises and Events will be back cruising the Elizabeth River from Friday, June 19, offering a choice of public and group dining cruises in accordance with Governor Northam’s phased reopening plan. With guest spaces spread over several […]

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS TO RESTART CRUISING FROM MARINA DEL REY FROM JUNE 13

Introducing New Hygiene and Service Protocols to Ensure the Wellbeing of Everyone ​ Marina del Rey, June 8, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events will be restarting its Marina del Rey operations on Saturday, June 13, offering a limited choice of seated public and group dining cruises in accordance with Governor Newsom’s phased reopening plan. With guest spaces spread over several […]

SEADOG BY HORNBLOWER TO RESTART SIGHTSEEING EXPERIENCES FROM JUNE 12

Introducing New Hygiene and Service Protocols to Ensure the Wellbeing of Everyone Chicago, June 5, 2020 – Seadog by Hornblower will be restarting its Chicago operations on Friday, June 12, offering a choice of sightseeing cruises and thrilling boat rides in accordance with Governor Pritzker’s phased reopening plan. With 100 percent outdoor seating, the company’s fleet of Seadog vessels can […]

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS TO RESTART BALTIMORE CRUISES FROM JUNE 6

Introducing New Hygiene and Service Protocols to Ensure the Wellbeing of Everyone Baltimore, June 5, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events will be restarting its Baltimore operations on Saturday, June 6, offering a limited choice of Sightseeing and Happy Hour cruises in accordance with Governor Hogan’s phased reopening plan. With guest spaces spread over several levels, the company’s fleet of […]

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS TO RESUME NEWPORT BEACH DINING CRUISES FROM JUNE 5

Introducing New Hygiene and Service Protocols to Ensure the Wellbeing of Everyone Newport Beach, May 29, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events will be restarting its Newport Beach operations on Friday, June 5, offering a limited choice of seated public and group dining cruises in accordance with Governor Newsom’s phased reopening plan. With guest spaces […]

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS TO RESTART SAN DIEGO OPERATIONS ON MAY 30

Introducing New Hygiene and Service Protocols to Ensure the Wellbeing of Everyone San Diego, May 26, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events will be resuming its San Diego operations on Saturday, May 30 offering a limited choice of seated public and group dining cruises in accordance with Governor Newsom’s phased reopening plan. With guest spaces […]

Kevin Rabbitt to Join Hornblower Group as CEO

San Francisco, May 14, 2020 – Hornblower Group today announced Kevin Rabbitt has been appointed CEO of the worldwide leader in the small passenger vessel business. Rabbitt is expected to take up the role in July, while founder, Chairman and current CEO Terry MacRae will continue as Executive Chairman. Commenting on Rabbitt’s capabilities, MacRae said: […]

SafeCruise by Hornblower Sets Out Industry-Standard Hygiene Protocols for the Covid-19 Era

May 6, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events, the leading on-water hospitality operator, has expanded its industry-defining SafeCruise by Hornblower program to deliver even higher standards of cleanliness on board its vessels in the US, Canada and the UK. The enhancements build on already stringent sanitation processes, while introducing increased measures to address concerns and […]

Hornblower Unveils “Hornblower at Home” Program

Launching with Mother’s Day dining experience – available from four California pick-up points CALIFORNIA, April 30, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events has debuted Hornblower At Home, an exciting new series of experiences-to-go that bring together some of the most beloved elements of the company’s popular dining and sightseeing cruises, such as classic dishes and […]

Keep Easter Plans Afloat with Gourmet Dining to-go from Hornblower Cruises and Events

Chef created Signature Meals with Curbside Pick-up from San Diego, San Francisco and Newport Beach April 1, 2020 – With Californians being asked to stay indoors for the foreseeable future, the chefs at Hornblower Cruises and Events have created a selection of dining to-go options for locals looking to celebrate the Easter holiday in the […]

Hornblower Cruises and Events’ Updated Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 18, 2020 – In these unprecedented, and challenging times, we all must do what we can to support global efforts to lessen the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At Hornblower Cruises and Events, the health and wellbeing of our guests and team members continues to be our top priority. And while there have […]

Hornblower Cruises and Events’ Commitment to Confidence

Offering Maximum Flexibility to Guests March 16, 2020 – Hornblower Cruises and Events is committed to ensuring our guests are confident in making a booking by providing them maximum flexibility during these challenging times. We are making the following temporary changes to our rebooking and cancellation policy: ▪ For guests with existing bookings, if your […]

Hornblower Cruises and Events Statement on Cleaning Protocols

March 11, 2020 – Hornblower has an excellent safety and sanitation track record and has always operated and maintained a rigorous process around cleanliness and hygiene. Our teams in every location work hard to ensure that they meet the latest guidance on hygiene and cleaning protocols. Given the current health concerns regarding the spread of […]

Hornblower Cruises and Events Expands Portfolio to the UK

Acquisition of market-leading City Cruises signals confidence in European on-the-water business, introducing dining and sightseeing experiences in London, Poole and York UK November 1, 2019 – Hornblower Cruises and Events, North America’s premier provider of water-based dining, sightseeing, private charter and transportation experiences, has completed its purchase of City Cruises, the UK’s biggest tour boat […]

Hornblower Cruises and Events Acquires Boston Harbour Cruises

BOSTON October 15, 2019 – Hornblower Cruises and Events confirms it has purchased Boston Harbor Cruises. This is a significant expansion to Hornblower Cruises and Events’ Boston operations, bringing deep local market knowledge and extraordinary business relationships, alongside a range of new experiences that complement current dining cruise and private charter offerings. “We are always […]

Revamped Spirit of Philadelphia Celebrates 35 Years of Sailing on the Delaware

PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2019 – Entertainment Cruises, the nation’s leading provider of water-based dining, sightseeing and transportation experiences, officially celebrates the return of Spirit of Philadelphia from a million-dollar transformation. This latest development seals the vessel’s reputation as the city’s most exciting on-the-water dining cruise experience and reflects the company’s ongoing investment in its North […]

Entertainment Cruises Acquires Gananoque Boat Line

Expanding Canadian Presence with Dining and Sightseeing Cruises on the St. Lawrence River CHICAGO, May 2, 2019 – Entertainment Cruises, the nation’s leading dining and sightseeing cruise company, today confirmed the acquisition of 1000 Islands operator, Gananoque Boat Line (“GBL”). The completion of the transaction further extends the company’s presence in Canada, where it already […]

Hornblower Acquires Entertainment Cruises

April 18, 2019 – Hornblower Group has acquired Entertainment Cruises, uniting the best-known names in the river and harbor cruising industry in one company. The transaction brings together the best in product experience and execution, with an expansive footprint of thirteen brands, 150 vessels and almost 5,000 shipmates across 19 locations in the U.S. and […]

Revamped Odyssey III Makes a Spectacular Return to Washington, D.C. Fleet

Iconic Vessel Begins a New Era of Fine Dining on the Potomac WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2019 – Entertainment Cruises, the nation’s leading dining cruise and sightseeing company, welcomes the return of Odyssey III to its Washington, D.C operation after a multi-million dollar transformation sealing the vessel’s reputation as the region’s most luxurious on-the-water dining […]

Odyssey Chicago River Introduces New Dining Cruise Experience

Lunch and brunch cruises featuring elegant cuisine and spectacular views with subtle commentary CHICAGO, April 2, 2019– For the first time, Odyssey Chicago River is offering live architectural commentary to accompany their signature lunch and brunch cruises aboard the premier, glass-enclosed vessel. In total, 24 landmarks are featured along the new river itinerary, which is […]