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Hornblower Cruises and Events Overview

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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.

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

    Pros

    It's fun! Many of the employees if not most have been with the company 5, 10, 15, 20+ years!

    Cons

    The pay is not the highest in the industry but job and perks make up for it.

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Hornblower Cruises and Events Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Hornblower Cruises and Events in October 2015.

    Interview

    The hiring manager has you fill out paper work and then takes you around to the boats. That manager will discuss what is needed in order to qualify for the job. You will have to take a drug test.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you worked on a boat before? Do you have serving experience? What is your availability? Have you been convicted of any felonies etc.   Answer Question
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Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Fair Chance Pledge

Maintain hiring/training programs for those with criminal records as an opportunity for a second chance

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