New Year’s Eve is one of the most important events around the world, celebrated by millions of people. In recent decades, the number of destinations has increased in celebrating this grand holiday, thanks to globalization. Most of these new destinations are from Asia and Africa such as Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Istanbul, Hong Kong, Singapore, Cape Town and a few others.
So, let’s see the best places to celebrate this grand holiday this year!
1. New York City
New York City is one of the most popular places to celebrate New Year’s Eve around the world. Times Square, Central Park, and private luxury hotels are popular places to welcome the New Year. Each year, Times Square sees more than one million people on December 31st to celebrate and welcome the New Year. New York City NYE is more popular than any other destination’s celebration.
Due to the popularity of New Year’s Eve celebration in the city, most luxury hotels get fully booked during this period. You should book your hotel room well in advance and do not forget to explore festive mood at the Times Square.
Dubai is going to fetch #1 spot from the city of New York in the next few years. The city of Dubai is adding a number of attractions each year for New Year’s Eve holiday. Dubai offers marvelous views of the beautiful fireworks at several places. Spectacular fireworks can be viewed at Burj Al Arab, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah Hotel, Burj Khalifa, and Dubai Fountain.
It is one of the best New Year’s Eve destinations in Europe. It’s a global destination with large number of parties and events including beautiful New Year’s Eve fireworks. London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks event requires a ticket to get entry into the venue. London Eye and Big Ben are popular places to watch amazing fireworks at midnight on December 31st.
Most luxury hotels get fully booked for London NYE parties and events. You must book your hotel well in advance for confirmed room or suite.
Sydney is the first major city in the world in welcoming the New Year. You should expect at least more than half a million people nearby Sydney Harbour Bridge. This is the best place to celebrate and welcome the New Year with amazing fireworks and spectacular views. We suggest you take your spot well in advance for an amazing view.
In the last decade, Istanbul has gained a lot more popularity as a New Year’s Eve holiday destination around the world. It is the perfect bridge between two continents, Asia and Europe. Istanbul offers marvelous fireworks on December 31st in addition to beautiful traditional New Year’s Eve parties replete with belly dancing. This is a very unique combination, found in rare destinations around the world.
If you have a good budget for your New Year’s Eve holiday, then you should spend it in the Maldives. From the spectacular island resorts to great gala dinners, Maldives offers everything you require to create lifelong memories.
Happy New Year well in advance!
Source: African Exponent