In the countdown to New Year’s Eve, Agoda.com, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel platforms, reveals Tokyo, Paris, and Las Vegas are the destinations-of-choice in Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America for travelers celebrating New Year’s Eve.
Tokyo steadfastly continues to be the most popular destination to ring in the New Year, taking top spot again in 2019. Taipei moves up to number two spot, knocking Bangkok into third place. Thailand has, however, the most destinations for New Year Eve celebrations in the Asia Pacific region, with three of its bustling cities featuring in the rankings (Bangkok at #3, Chiang Mai at #7, and Pattaya at #10). Manila makes an entrance at #6.
Paris and London have both held on to their spots as the two most popular destinations. Rome leapfrogged Barcelona to take the third most popular destination title. The top climber in the European rankings this year is Milan which, with its free New Year’s Eve shows, traditional fireworks displays, and buzzing nightlife, has moved up three places to become the seventh most popular New Year’s Eve destination.
This year, the party city of Las Vegas has edged out New York as the number one New Year’s Eve destination. Meanwhile, similar to last year, the City of Angels Los Angeles remains the third most popular destination to ring in the New Year. Hawaii’s Honolulu entered the list of the first time this year, coming in strong at the fourth rank with its beaches, lively parties and rich culture
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A very Pinoy New Year
For the fourth year running, Filipino travellers are planning to flock to the capital city of Manila to usher in the new decade.
After a hiatus, Boracay Island is back in action, jumping up the rankings to become the fourth most popular New Year’s Eve travel destinations for Filipinos (as compared to #9 last year).
And when it comes to traveling internationally for their New Year’s Eve celebrations, Filipinos choose Asian destinations close to home such as Tokyo (#3), Taipei (#5), Osaka (#7) and Hong Kong (#9).
Filipinos’ Top 2019 New Year’s Eve Destinations
- Tokyo (Japan)
- Taipei (Taiwan)
- Osaka (Japan)
- Hong Kong (SAR)