It is the celebration known around the world that kick starts the Lenten season. Mardi Gras is most famous in Louisiana, so for those of us who live elsewhere, we may not know much more information about this celebration other than associations such as New Orleans, king cakes, and Krewes. Read on to learn more about this holiday and tradition! [Read more…] about The History of Mardi Gras
Notes From The Deck
We can’t believe the time has come to say goodbye to 2020. This has been a challenging year for all of us as so much needed to be changed and rearranged. Despite the hardships that this year has brought, plenty of valuable lessons have also been learned. We’ve all come to realize what truly matters in life – our health and happiness as well as that of our loved ones. [Read more…] about Thank You for Helping to Keep Us Afloat in 2020 as We Look Forward to A Great 2021
We are all celebrating the holidays differently this year, and New Year’s Eve is no exception. While we would love the opportunity to spend this exciting evening with you and your loved ones, we look forward to the promise of the new year and the hope that 2021 will bring us the ability to celebrate all of life’s joyous occasions together again! In the meantime, we’d love to offer some suggestions for how you can spend this New Year’s Eve and still make it memorable. [Read more…] about Celebrating New Year’s Eve in 2020
2020 has been a year like no other. That’s why this year it is important to make the holidays a little extra special by gifting your loved ones with the perfect present. But what constitutes the perfect gift this year? If you ask us, it is definitely a gift certificate for a future cruise aboard the Skyline Princess. Your family and friends will love the gift of a New York City skyline cruise and the memories that come along with it. Trust us, this is the perfect surprise for anyone on your gift list! [Read more…] about Why a Skyline Cruises Gift Certificate is the Perfect Holiday Gift
Over the years, our Skyline team has been pleased to host tons of special occasions and celebrate plenty of life’s milestones with so many of you. What makes the Skyline Princess so great is that it is the perfect waterfront venue to take any of your 2021 special events to the next level. Whatever it is you’re celebrating, all you need to do is bring the party, and we will provide the space! With unparalleled access to three decks, including our all-weather rooftop deck complete with dance floor and dedicated DJ space, there is always room to have a great time! [Read more…] about A Look at The Most Popular Events Held on The Skyline Princess
What a year it has been! Here at Skyline Cruises, we wanted to take this opportunity as Thanksgiving approaches to tell you what we are thankful for this year. While so much has changed in 2020, a lot has also remained the same. In our eyes, one of the most notable things to stay the same is our ability to continue to celebrate some of life’s most magical moments with you and your loved ones. [Read more…] about What We’re Thankful for This Year
What fun events do you have coming up in 2021 that you would like to celebrate in a fun and unique way? Be it a birthday, an anniversary, a baptism, or anything in between, the fun can always be had aboard a Skyline Cruise, especially when you book a private charter for your friends and family. Special celebrations deserve a special, intimate setting, and that is exactly what you get with the Skyline Princess! [Read more…] about Book a Private Charter for Your 2021 Celebration
It’s the year 2020. You don’t want your typical run-of-the-mill holiday party this year. No, 2020 calls for something much more unique and memorable. So what can you do to spice things up for the holidays? That’s easy! Add “wow” factor to your holiday party by hosting it with Skyline Cruises. You won’t find a more unique or jaw-dropping venue than the Skyline Princess.
Holidays with Skyline
Once you come aboard, it is easy to understand why the Skyline Princess is NYC’s premier event venue. This three-deck superyacht is the ideal location for any of your small private events, micro-parties, and other celebrations as it is a unique waterfront event space that offers exclusive amenities. With a passenger capacity of up to 100* guests, the Skyline Princess offers:
- Unsurpassed views of the world-famous New York City skyline and NY Harbor.
- An up-close and personal visual tour of historic landmarks including the Empire State Building, the BMW bridges (Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg), and of course, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
- More than 6,000 square feet of event space available.
- Free parking at our home port, the World’s Fair Marina, in Flushing, Queens.
Hosting your event with Skyline means fun for the whole family! All ages are able to enjoy the Skyline Princess and will remember their sailing for years to come. When you charter a cruise with us, you have the ability to bring aboard your own food and drinks or a caterer of your choice, which alone makes the holidays even more personal for you and your family. Your holiday festivities can still look the way they typically do at home with the comfort food you’re used to, all while experiencing a new atmosphere with those you love.
Additionally, to really bring the “wow” factor, we have some of the best event planners in the business ready to help you bring to life any theme or vision you may have for your holiday party. Our experienced staff will work with you side by side to make sure your party is exactly what you envision.
Socially Distanced Fun
Our first priority here at Skyline continues to be the safety of our passengers and staff. Given the implications of COVID-19, we want you and your family to rest assured that by choosing to spend your holidays with us, you will still be in a safe and sanitary environment. Skyline Cruises continues to go above and beyond to meet or exceed NYC guidelines for health and safety. Cleanliness is always at the top of our checklist!
The Skyline Princess is thoroughly cleaned prior to each sailing, and social distancing protocols are strictly followed. We have implemented designated up and down staircases and stationed a staff member at all bathrooms to monitor the number of people allowed in at one time. Staff and guests must all have their temperatures taken prior to boarding, and anyone with a fever will not be permitted to sail. Additionally, face coverings are required by everyone aged 3+ unless medically exempted, or while eating.
A Unique and Affordable Holiday
2020 has changed the way we all live our lives, but despite the pandemic, life continues to go on. Important life events and holidays deserve to be observed and celebrated in awe-inspiring ways. Skyline Cruises offers the ideal venue to host these important wow factor celebrations! For more information, feel free to contact us today or call our main office at (718) 446-1100.
Soon it will be the most magical time of the year! 2020 has changed the way we live our lives, but we owe it to ourselves to bring some sense of normalcy to the holiday season.
Are you wondering how you can still have your annual holiday party this year despite the current state of the world? Consider chartering the Skyline Princess for your holiday party to ensure a festive, fun time while remaining safe from COVID-19! [Read more…] about Advantages of a Skyline Princess Charter for Holiday Parties
The holidays will be here before we know it. Sharing this magical season with family and friends makes the season even more special. Before you get lost in a sea of holiday shopping and planning, it’s time to start thinking about your holiday work party to ensure a joyous celebration with your coworkers as well! If you are looking for a unique venue this year, look no further than a private sightseeing charter with Skyline Cruises! [Read more…] about Book a Private Sightseeing Charter for Your Company Holiday Party