About

Hull of a Good Time is a resource to help you plan successful events and celebrations.

There’s nothing our team loves more than helping people create unforgettable memories. Each year we serve over 1.5 million guests in 8 markets, so we do a whole lot of celebrating.

Our passions range from finding the hottest new recipes, to helping guests select the perfect entertainment to enhance their event theme. We love stress-free weddings, corporate events that exceed expectations and events that are unique to the cities where we cruise.

Here we’ll answer your questions about event planning, and provide inspiration to get your creative juices flowing. We can’t wait to share our experience and stories with you!

About the Author

Mark Steiner

Mark Steiner
(5 Posts)

Mark Steiner is all about making sure things are delicious. He started as a singing server on Spirit Cruises in 1995, and is now the Food and Beverage director for Entertainment Cruises New York.

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Meghan Simmons

Meghan Simmons
(5 Posts)

The queen of group events, Meghan Simmons knows how to plan a party to impress. With a background in on board coordinating, she now handles large-scale events for the Boston fleet.

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Tyler Keoppel

Tyler Keoppel
(5 Posts)

Restaurant Manager aboard Odyssey, Tyler Keoppel has feet-on-the-ground experience when it comes to pulling off successful events. “Every day is something new,” he says.

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MaryMonica Thomas

MaryMonica Thomas
(4 Posts)

As Entertainment Director for Entertainment Cruises, MaryMonica Thomas has what she describes as “the best job that exists on the planet.” She books live entertainment for clients including DJ, musicians and variety acts on the daily.

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Entertainment Cruises
(3 Posts)

Entertainment Cruises is proud to feature guest authors from our eight cities! From our food and beverage team to our feet-on-the-ground event planners, we love sharing our tips and tricks with you.

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Emilie Hagon

Emilie Hagon
(3 Posts)

The master of all things matrimony, Emilie Hagon has spent more than 8 years planning events from coast to coast. From a San Francisco event planning company, to the 5-star hotel Amigo, to the Entertainment Cruises in NYC, Emilie knows events.

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Tegan Ellis

Tegan Ellis
(2 Posts)

Consider Tegan Ellis a wedding planner slash counselor. She’s all about helping couples fight wedding stress and avoid matrimony meltdowns. With a background in event planning, she now organizes weddings in the DC market.