Making the Most Out of Holidays

If there is one thing people love, it is a unique and possibly romantic holiday. Who wouldn’t love going on and on about a sunset river tour on Valentine’s Day when their best friend only got flowers? There is money to be made from this passive aggressive display for people willing to make it. The best part is there are holidays throughout the entire year you can take advantage of. From Valentines Day to Christmas, a little decorating and advertising can make the holidays both fun and profitable for you. If you already have purchased your own catamaran or pontoon boat then you are already heading in the right direction.

So what are some ways to make the most out of the holidays? Below are just some of the things you can capitalize on with your catamaran.

Valentines Day: There are many things that really make a couple fall in love all over again. Flowers, romantic lighting, soft music, and to top it off the view of a beautiful sunset. Decorate your craft in romantic hues, fill the air with the scent of fresh flowers, set the mood with soft lighting, and cruise the open waters with soft music. It can be a romantic love song or just a smooth jazz instrumental.

Depending on the size of your craft you can take either one couple, or a small group off to a wide open area in a river or lake to watch the sun set. Keep the group small so each couple has plenty of room. There is nothing romantic about being elbow to elbow with strangers.

Halloween: When it comes to the haunted holiday, you can go small or go all out. Decorate in autumn and Halloween styled decorations including ghosts and witches. Dress up a little and let any passengers dress up as well. From there you can play some spooky music and do your normal tour, or go a little beyond and do a nighttime tour.

If you really want to get into the spirit, you can ask for volunteers to dress up and create a small haunted boat ride. Drift close to the shore and let people jump out or do scenes for the people on the tour. You may have to spend some money on lights and props, but if done right, you could earn a lot more back. What makes this a great holiday to take advantage of it can be done all month long. October is known for Halloween, so you could open a haunted boat ride or just Halloween themed tours through the entire month.

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Christmas: Grocery stores love to put Christmas music on repeat and decorate their stores lightly, so why shouldn’t you? Put some Christmas music on your catamaran, sell some hot chocolate, and spread good cheer.

For a small business venture, look at storytelling on the boat. Parents can bring their children to listen to a story and drink hot chocolate while enjoying a peaceful river ride. With all the stories about Santa Claus, Frosty the Snowman, and Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, you have plenty of material to keep them entertained with.

Anniversaries, Birthdays, etc: Don’t be shy to offer special tours for personal holidays. A romantic sunset tour is the perfect gift for an anniversary as well as Valentines day. Give a child a Captain’s Hat on his birthday and do a personalize or private boat tour for his friends and family.

If you are not making the most out of the holidays, maybe it is time to get started. Look at purchasing a quality pontoon boat or catamaran from Fiesta Marine and become an entrepreneur with your new vessel. Just don’t forget to give her a catchy name.

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Festive Pontoons and Catamarans

Pontoon boats both personal and public are great platforms for a great time. From a relaxing catamaran tour to a fist pumping party pontoon, they are the foundation for a day away from the city. One thing that is also great about pontoon boats and catamarans is how easy it is to turn them into a festive display for friends, family, and customers. Most boats either don’t have much of a platform to decorate from, or are designed more as a living space than a source of business or entertainment. A pontoon boat on the other hand is a perfect craft for every holiday.

Many pontoon boats are created with some form of cover over them. A great place to hang decorations such as tinsel and ornaments for Christmas or cut-out pumpkins for Halloween. Some can even be fitted with Christmas lights for a festive and magical look when they are out over the water. When it comes to catamarans and pontoon boats, you can add almost anything as long as you do it safely.

In some cities around the country that are located along a canal or river, they will hold boat parades. Identical in every way to an ordinary parade, people and companies decorate their boats and sail down the river. Onlookers line the bridges and the shores of the river to watch the spectacle. Others take the family out on their own boat for a closer look as the parade boats pass. Not only is this a fun filled event, it is also a fun filled way to market your company. 100s of people at least will be watching as your boat drifts in line with the others, your company name in bright letters.

When it comes to the holiday season, don’t be afraid to get a little creative. People love to find unique ways to enjoy the holiday spirit. Don’t forget to add some small touches for other holidays around the year. An American flag for the 4th of July or some green tinsel for St. Patricks Day. You can go all out or just add a few small touches. It is your catamaran to decorate as you wish. If you haven’t gotten one yet, visit Sightseer Marine. LLC

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