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San Francisco, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1984
Company - Private
Cruise Ships
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Entertainment Cruises, New York Water Taxi, Flagship Cruises & Events

Working at Hornblower Cruises and Events

Hornblower Cruises & Events has been the leading yacht and public dining cruise company in the United States for more than 32 years.

The San Francisco-based organization operates more than 60 vessels in northern California, southern ... Read more

Mission: Creating amazing experiences.

Here at Hornblower we deliver on the promise of providing amazing experiences to our guests and to help our employees grow and succeed.

Hornblower Cruises and Events Reviews

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  • "Why work on land, when you can cruise? Hornblower is fair and fun!"

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    I have been working at Hornblower Cruises and Events full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Many crew members have been with the company 20 years or more, a testament to keeping people happy and growing.

    Cons

    Tour and Travel industry jobs are not the highest paying jobs, if you're in it for the money, the sales organization has the best potential for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Advance the Q2, quality training, increase distribution of Admirals passes for good work and extra efforts, spotlight more of efforts with community.

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Hornblower Cruises and Events Interviews

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    Marketing Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Hornblower Cruises and Events.

    Interview

    This review is not for an interview, but the application process. Upon submitting an online application, one receives a behavioral survey with 50+ questions . For a professional position, it is absolutely ridiculous with numerous questions regarding drug use and tendency to use violence in the workplace, including one in which someone is supposed to rate their likelihood of “punching someone in the mouth” they get mad at someone. Absolutely ridiculous. After so many, I just stopped the survey. What a horrific first impression!

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