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Three Surefire Team Building Activities Your Employees Will Love

on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Posted in Corporate/Convention

Three Surefire Team Building Activities Your Employees Will Love

Choosing teambuilding activities can be tricky. You want to choose activities that are fun, meaningful, easy and inexpensive, and you want them to be activities that will encourage people to participate too. If you've ever had a team building activity completely fail, you know how important choosing the right one can be. Thankfully, you don't have to pick blindly and hope for the best any longer. Here are three team building activities that you can do with little set up and in any space that will be fun enough to motivate all of your employees to participate.

 

Best Ways to Spend a Summer Day in San Diego

on Friday, July 25, 2014. Posted in Harbor Tours

Best Ways to Spend a Summer Day in San Diego

For a perfect summer day full of fun and relaxation, sunny San Diego is the perfect spot. San Diego offers a wealth of activities for people of all walks of life, including people who love to meander slowly, taking it all in and people who love to live life in the fast lane. No matter what type of activity people are looking for, they can find it here. Here are five of the best ways to spend a summer day in San Diego. 

Five Dancing Tips for People Who Think They Can't Dance

on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Posted in Dining Cruises

Five Dancing Tips for People Who Think They Can't Dance

If you think you can't dance, you aren't alone. A large number of Americans think that they can't dance. Dancing is very much a part of our culture, however, and there is sure to come a time when you are going to have to dance anyway, such as on a ship with Flagship Cruises & Events when your significant other begs you to join her on the dance floor. You may not enjoy it at first, but you can do it, and who knows--you may just learn to love it. Here are five tips to get you started.

Five Ways to Spice Up Your Company Meetings This Fall

on Friday, July 18, 2014. Posted in Corporate/Convention

Five Ways to Spice Up Your Company Meetings This Fall

While company meetings are probably never going to be highlight of your employees' week, that doesn't mean they should be sleep-inducing either. If your employees dread your meetings and aren't shy about showing it, it's time to spice things up. Here are five ways to spice up your company's meetings this fall.

Jet Boats: The Ulimate Boat for High Speed and Maneuverability

on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Posted in Harbor Tours

Jet Boats: The Ulimate Boat for High Speed and Maneuverability

For people who love exploring the open water at a quick and exciting pace, not just any boat will do. Ferries and pontoons are too slow and cumbersome to achieve any real high-speed adventure. Jet boats, however, are able to reach high speeds, stop quickly and maneuver easily. How do they do this? The secret lies in the way that they displace the water.

Top Five Things to Do in San Diego During Comic Con

on Friday, July 11, 2014. Posted in Harbor Tours, Special Events

Top Five Things to Do in San Diego During Comic Con

Comic Con, San Diego's largest convention, which brings over 100,000 costume-wearing comic and superhero lovers into the city for an extended weekend, is nearly here, and people everywhere are getting ready. In addition to checking out all the scheduled events at Comic Con, travelers should be sure to make time to explore all that San Diego has to offer as well. Here are five top things Comic Con goers should be sure to make time for during their trip.

Chef's Recipe: Shrimp Ceviche

on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Posted in Chef's Recipes

Chef's Recipe: Shrimp Ceviche

Put away the hearty soups and stews of winter. Summer demands a dish that is light, cool and delicious, and this Shrimp Ceviche fits the bill perfectly. Not only is this dish healthy and satisfying, but the flavor of the fresh fish is absolutely perfect for a hot summer's day.

The History of the Champagne Toast

on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Posted in Dining Cruises

The History of the Champagne Toast

Champagne is a sparkling white wine often associated with special occasions and events. People rarely drink it during an everyday meal or informal gathering. Rather, champagne is customarily saved for celebratory events such as weddings, New Year's Eve parties and dinners celebrating promotions. It is also served to Flagship Cruises & Events guests as they board Flagship's truly amazing luxury yachts. It is common for people at special events to give a toast before everyone drinks their champagne together.

Five Tips for Serving Alcohol Responsibly at Work Functions

on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Posted in Corporate/Convention

Five Tips for Serving Alcohol Responsibly at Work Functions

One question that comes up among professional meeting planners time and time again is whether or not alcohol is appropriate at work functions. While some people love that alcohol helps colleagues loosen up and enjoy a fun work party, others worry about the dangers that alcohol can bring. If you choose to have alcohol at your next company meeting or event, be sure that you follow these five tips for serving alcohol safely.

Three of the Best Cities for Amazing Fireworks Displays

on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Posted in Holiday, Special Events

Three of the Best Cities for Amazing Fireworks Displays


For true fireworks lovers, not just any fireworks display will do. Thankfully, there are enough displays all around the nation that most people aren't stuck watching the one closest to them. For fans who are ready and willing to travel a bit for the best 4th of July fireworks displays in America, here are three of the top destinations.

Five Tips for Getting the Best Thrill Seeking Photography Shots

on Friday, June 20, 2014. Posted in Harbor Tours

Five Tips for Getting the Best Thrill Seeking Photography Shots

There are some moments in life that just beg to be photographed, such as those times when you grab life by the horns and participate in thrill seeking activities like parasailing, deep sea diving or going on an adventure cruise on the Patriot Jet Boat. You need photographs so you can remember how much fun you had after the fact and so you can convince your friends that you really did do something that awesome.

Three Fantastic 4th of July Cruises

on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Posted in Holiday

Three Fantastic 4th of July Cruises

Since America's very first Independence Day in 1776, the 4th of July has been celebrated with big, beautiful fireworks. In fact, for many people, the 4th of July simply wouldn't be the 4th of July without the bright, fun and loud pyrotechnics.

Unfortunately, the firework's widespread popularity often actually interferes with people's enjoyment of the holiday. With so many people gathered around to see the lights, finding a good viewing spot can be quite a hassle. Thankfully, Flagship Cruises & Events offers the perfect solution: three separate 4th of July cruises where fireworks fans can view all the action up close and personal.

Sumptuous Summer Wines

on Friday, June 13, 2014. Posted in Dining Cruises

Sumptuous Summer Wines


After months spent huddled around the fireplace sipping heavy, hearty red wines in order to keep warm, it's finally time to bask in the sun and uncork the crisp, cool wines of summer. These refreshing varietals pair well with vacation, relaxation and delicious, outdoor meals. Pull out the lawn chairs, light the grill and put these summer favorites on ice.

Chef's Recipe: Pan Seared Sea Scallops

on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Posted in Chef's Recipes

Chef's Recipe: Pan Seared Sea Scallops

People have enjoyed scallops since ancient times but it wasn’t until the medieval era that the great scallop gained prestige.  

Five Father's Day Gifts to Avoid at All Costs

on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Posted in Holiday

Five Father's Day Gifts to Avoid at All Costs

Father's Day is coming up soon, and before long it will be time for sons and daughters everywhere to begin thinking about what to get their dads this year for Father's Day. While elementary school aged children can get away with cheap and tacky gifts, it is time for the rest of us to step up our game and get dad a gift he will really like this year. While the perfect gift will vary for every dad, here are five gifts that you should avoid at all costs.

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