New Years News

Hotel prices spike for New Year’s Eve

Hotel prices spike for New Year’s Eve

31st Dec 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

If you need a hotel room in London for New Year’s Eve, expect to spend almost 200 per cent more than usual, according to a survey conducted by TravelMag.com. The survey compared accommodation costs in 30 major European destinations for December 31st 2015.

Breaking Travel News investigates: New Year’s Eve at Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Breaking Travel News investigates: New Year’s Eve at Burj Khalifa, Dubai

31st Dec 2015 Focus

Dubai will witness another dazzling display of fireworks this year, with Burj Khalifa at the centre of the New Year Eve celebrations, says Breaking Travel News presenter Phil Blizzard. This video goes behind the scenes as master developer Emaar Properties reveals how workers braved the dizzying heights to put the finishing touches to what will be one of the most impressive firework displays this New Year’s Eve.

Tickets to go on sale for London New Year’s Eve fireworks

Tickets to go on sale for London New Year’s Eve fireworks

A limited number of early release tickets for the mayor of London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks celebrations will be made available in June. The formerly free event saw ticketing introduced last year to curtail rapidly growing crowds. People, from anywhere in the UK or abroad, will be able to book tickets, guaranteeing themselves good views of the fantastic pyrotechnic display and a better visitor experience.

Hotwire.com reveals top New Year’s Eve holiday destinations

Hotwire.com reveals top New Year’s Eve holiday destinations

28th Dec 2012 Tourism News

Hotwire.com has released a list of the top ten most popular destinations for revellers ahead of the upcoming New Year’s Eve celebrations. This year, in addition to visiting popular festive cities like New York, Las Vegas and New Orleans, travellers are running from the winter weather and setting their sights on warmer, southern destinations, like Orlando, San Diego and Miami, which make up more than half of this year’s list.

London gets ready for New Years Eve fireworks display

London gets ready for New Years Eve fireworks display

31st Dec 2011 Tourism News

Preparations are under way in London for some of world’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebrations. Up to 250,000 people are expected to descend upon the banks of the River Thames for the annual fireworks display which will ring in the start of the year in which London will play host to the Olympics.