London, 10 December 2015

The Best Places to See in the New Year by HolidayPirates

HolidayPirates has trawled the seven seas to find you the best places to see in the New Year in style. Be dazzled by the spectacular fireworks along the river Thames, celebrate at the world’s biggest open-air New Year’s Eve party in the heart of Berlin, or experience the burning of the ‘Vecchione’ (a huge puppet representing the old year) in Bologna.

Stay in London on New Year’s Eve to enjoy the fireworks from £147 per night

London becomes a partygoer’s dream on New Year’s Eve with its world-renowned fireworks display and exuberant parties across the city. Recover from the night before by getting some fresh air, whilst
watching London’s famous New Year’s Day Parade, with more than 8,500 people taking part from
cheerleaders to marching bands. Hotel deals in London sourced by HolidayPirates include a two night’s stay at the four-star Princes Square Hotel from £147 per night for a double room when staying from the 31st December-2nd January. Situated in heart of Bayswater, guests are treated to prestigious and peaceful surroundings, whilst being conveniently located to both Bayswater and Queensway underground stations. (www.holidaypirates.com)

Enjoy the world’s biggest open-air New Year’s Eve party in Berlin from £142 per night

Welcome in the New Year at the world’s biggest open-air New Year’s Eve party in the heart of Berlin. Attracting over a million visitors every year, the Brandenburg Tor is transformed into the party of the year. Festivities include music from local and international artists, a laser and light show, and a spectacular fireworks display, all free of charge. Take in the festive atmosphere whilst wandering
through the ‘Party Mile’, a 1.2 mile stretch of dance floors, bars, stages and DJ’s. Hotel deals in Berlin sourced by HolidayPirates include a two night’s stay at the five-star Hotel Palace
Berlin from £142 per night for a deluxe room when staying from the 31st December-2nd January. Just a few stations away from the Brandenburg Gate, guests will be conveniently located to the city’s festivities. (www.holidaypirates.com)

Experience the burning of the ‘Vecchione’ in Bologna from £73 per night

Experience an alternative New Year’s Eve witnessing the traditional “Rogo del Vecchione” (“Burning of the Old One”)in Bologna. The event takes place in the city’s Piazza Maggiore, with live music, performances and a large street market. At midnight the large sculpture, usually of an old man, is
thrown onto the bonfire in the centre of the piazza and burned. The event represents the discarding of all the bad things that happened in the old year and the welcoming in of the new. Hotel deals in Bologna sourced by HolidayPirates include a two night’s stay at the four-star Starhotels Excelsior from £73 per night for a superior double room when staying from the 31st December-2nd January. Located opposite Bologna’s central railway station, guests will be able to explore this captivating city with ease. (www.holidaypirates.com)

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About HolidayPirates Group

HolidayPirates Group ist one of Europe’s fastest growing travel companies. The travel deal portal has already received numerous awards, e.g. Website of the Year in 2013 and 2014, and Best Travel Industry App 2015, and has been named the test winner among deal blogs at Vergleich.org. According to the Gründerszene ranking, HolidayPirates GmbH is Germany’s fastest growing online travel company. The travel experts run websites in Austria, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Poland, France and the USA, offering travellers the best and latest deals from countless flight, package holiday and hotel operator sites. There is also information on voucher promotions, as well as rail and coach tours. Every travel portal belonging to HolidayPirates GmbH functions completely independently from the respective operators and partners. HolidayPirates GmbH, run in partnership with e-commerce incubator 6 Minutes Media, currently employs 120 staff in Berlin, and 50 others across other markets.

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