Good businesses know how to reward people for a job well done. That’s especially true when saying goodbye to trusted and valued employees who decide to retire. A retirement party is the ultimate thank you, and it’s also a chance to show your other employees that their efforts are valued. If you’ve been tasked with organizing a retirement party, you want to make certain that your organization will properly honor the retiree and that your employees feel appreciated as well. There’s no better venue for a retirement party than a Skyline Cruise.
Organizing A Retirement Bash Aboard the Skyline Princess
You’re going to want to make the party special for your retiring employee and that means organizing. US News and World Report suggests that you should keep several factors in mind when planning a retirement party. You should always have a budget worked out and you need to think carefully about the guest list. A major consideration is the number of the retiree’s invited family or friends and which employees will be invited. You might even invite the whole company. It’s important to be certain that the event reflects what the retiree wants. Be sure to get input on the guests from the person you’re honoring.
People usually speak at retirement parties and it’s a good idea to coordinate who will speak and when. Having a master of ceremonies can keep the event organized. Try to keep speeches brief and make sure every speech is appropriate. The retiree should definitely make a speech. It’s a good idea to have plenty of photo ops at your event. The Skyline Princess will take you past iconic New York City sights including the United Nations, Empire State Building, and Brooklyn Bridge. And what will be better than a photo of the guest of honor by the Statue of Liberty?
Why Choose Skyline Cruises for a Retirement Party?
Our three-deck luxury yacht, the Skyline Princess, is one of the tri-state area’s most unique event venues. The Skyline Princess offers including delicious menu choices prepared by our onboard chef and a dance floor and DJ space on our top deck. The ship is fully climate-controlled and cruises all year round. All of our public dinner charters leave from our home port at the World’s Fair Marina in Flushing, Queens, where parking is always free. We’re in our 25th season of business and Skyline is able to do it all.
Let Skyline Cruises Help You Plan Your Event
In addition to retirement parties, we’re a popular wedding venue with many options for a beautiful wedding at sea performed by our longtime collaborator, Captain Arnold. The Skyline Princess is perfect for school events like proms and graduation celebrations. We can help plan family gatherings including anniversaries, birthday parties including sweet sixteens, quinceañeras, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, and more.
The Skyline Princess is an excellent venue for corporate events. Whether you’re entertaining clients, having a business meeting, or hosting a holiday party, you’ll enjoy incredible views, dine on delicious food, and have a memorable day aboard the Skyline Princess.
Our full ship charters can leave from other ports in Manhattan, New Jersey, Westchester, Connecticut, and elsewhere on Long Island. If you’re planning a smaller gathering, you might want to consider chartering a private deck on one of our public cruises, or even just a table or two. Whatever you’re looking for, just ask when you contact us today.