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World Travellers Encouraged to Share Dream 11.59 Moment

Published: Tue 16 Dec 2014 02:27 PM
New Year’s Eve World Travellers Encouraged to Share Dream 11:59 Moment
Booking.com celebrates the 11:59 moment across all 24 time zones and offers an amazing trip for two to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2015 in style
• Week-long ‘Hogmanay’ jubilations: at Edinburgh’s five-star Waldorf Astoria Hotel
• Northern lights: See the most Christmassy place on earth and the most spectacular natural light show at Santa Claus Holiday Village, Finland
• Feliz año nuevo: Light up the night with firecrackers at Zocalo Central, Mexico City
• Welcoming the sun: Be the first to see the New Year sun in New Zealand’s Chalet Romantica
Auckland, New Zealand – 16 December 2014 – New Year’s Eve is one of the busiest times of year for online travel agent Booking.com - the world leader in booking accommodation – who this year want to celebrate the unique and wonderful ways global travellers celebrate the big11:59pm moment.
Booking.com has searched its extensive list of accommodations around the globe to find one stand out property in each of the world’s 24 time zones. By visiting www.booking.com/NYE, travellers will be able to view the spectacular range of New Year’s Eve properties and will be in with a chance to win a trip for two to their chosen destination for New Year’s Eve 2015. All they need to do is share their favourite accommodation through the website and tell us why they would want to spend their dream 11:59pm moment at that property. Whether it’s in Greenland marvelling at the Aurora natural light display or being the first people on earth to see the New Year sunrise in Paihia while staying at New Zealand’s Chalet Romantica, Booking.com has an accommodation and an amazing experience for everyone.
Midnight revellers hoping to see one of the world’s costliest New Year’s Eve celebrations should head to Park Hyatt Sydney, Australia, which boasts the best view of one of the world’s most expensive public displays as AUS $7,000,000 worth of fireworks are set off in celebration. Among the elaborate places to spend New Year’s Eve is The Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires where you can indulge in the European palace parties of the past at a special gala evening.
In North America, Niagara Falls not only offers one of the most spectacular show’s nature has to offer, but New Year’s Eve sees thousands of people head to the falls for one of the most spectacular laser light shows around the globe. In Alaska, visit Hotel Alyeska for the perfect place to witness the famous Torchlight Parade which sees a multitude of skiers and snowboarders take to the slopes to create a stunning visual effect.
Tracey Foxall, Booking.com NZ Area Manager, is proud that customers will always find a property to suit them: “Booking.com takes pride in offering a huge variety of listings from the weird and wonderful to traditional accommodation. Whether you’re looking for a 5 star hotel, an igloo or a family apartment for New Year’s Eve, Booking.com has what you’re looking for. With more than 25 different varieties and over 560,000 properties in 200+ countries and territories, Booking.com has the best accommodation offering in the world, making it the perfect complement for the savvy Kiwi traveller”.
www.booking.com/NYE
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