Around the world in spite of the varied cultures and traditions upheld and celebrated by many, the universal New Year’s Day falls on the 1st of January according to the accepted Western calendar. Hosting up to 40 percent of the country’s population the endearing city of New York is located in the North Eastern region of the United States and is accessible with all kinds of transport facilities, be it a boat, bus, train or plane.
In this popular city, Times Square is an experience in itself, said to be a crossroads of worlds. Located in Midtown Manhattan, this commercial intersection has much to offer. One of the world’s busiest pedestrian intersections, the Great White Way, a vibrant hub of the Broadway theatre district and a monumental center of the world’s entertainment industry are all located here. This fascinating confluence of cultures and people draw up to 30million tourists per year.
Times Square on New Year’s eve is jam packed with people from all walks of life coming together to celebrate this joyous of times. One of the most famous and iconic moments of this celebration is the ball drop ceremony, where a giant light filled ball is dropped as people all over Times Square countdown together the last few seconds of one year as they herald in the beginning of a new one!
Many a people have different views on beginning a new year. Religious places of worship hosts services and ceremonies, clubs conjure exotic line ups to enthrall and keep the dancers on their toes, pubs will have their drinks on the house and hotels and resorts have their own celebrations to make special this day.
Staying at a New York luxury hotel during the season also gives you a chance to enjoy a great line up of events for the approaching New Year. From fashion parades, cocktails, exotic buffets and crazy dance numbers to savoring quiet seclusion in your own room with a romantic dinner, these hotels help you have the time of your life. Those in search of a luxurious Fifth Avenue hotel New York can stay at The Peninsula New York. With a long legacy of being one of the world’s oldest luxury hotel groups The Peninsula offers you the very best of stylish comforts and conveniences in the Big Apple.