Agoda Reveals Most Popular Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

December 16, 2019 at 9:00 AM EST

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 16, 2019-- With only two weeks until 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.

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Agoda 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. (Photo: Business Wire)

Agoda 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. (Photo: Business Wire)

In Asia Pacific, Tokyo steadfastly continues to be the most popular destination to ring in the New Year taking top spot again in 2019, while Taipei moves up to number two spot, and knocks 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 number six.

In Europe, Paris and London have both held on to their spots as the two most popular destinations, while 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, in North America, 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.

Top 2019 New Year’s Eve Destinations (based on Agoda Booking Data)

Asia Pacific

 

Europe

 

North America

2018

2019

 

2018

2019

 

2018

2019

Tokyo

Tokyo

 

Paris

Paris

 

New York (NY)

Las Vegas (NV)

Bangkok

Taipei

 

London

London

 

Las Vegas (NV)

New York (NY)

Taipei

Bangkok

 

Barcelona

Rome

 

Los Angeles (CA)

Los Angeles (CA)

Seoul

Osaka

 

Rome

Barcelona

 

Orlando (FL)

Honolulu (HI)

Osaka

Seoul

 

Berlin

Amsterdam

 

Oahu (HI)

San Francisco (CA)

Pattaya

Manila

 

Amsterdam

Berlin

 

San Francisco (CA)

Orlando (FL)

Taichung

Chiang Mai

 

Istanbul

Milan

 

Chicago (IL)

Toronto (ON)

Hong Kong

Bali

 

Prague

Prague

 

New Orleans (LA)

Miami Beach (FL)

Bali

Kuala Lumpur

 

Madrid

Istanbul

 

Miami (FL)

Vancouver (BC)

Chiang Mai

Pattaya

 

Milan

Madrid

 

Toronto (ON)

Chicago (IL)

Overall Top 2019 Destinations

According to 2019 booking data from Agoda, Japan and Thailand continued to win hearts as the top Asian countries to visit for travelers across the globe. Among European countries, France took the crown, nudging the United Kingdom and Italy into second and third place for the year.

Meanwhile, Bangkok, Paris and Las Vegas were the top destination cities in Asia, Europe and North America respectively for the last 12 months. Bangkok and Las Vegas held on to their crowns as top destinations in their regions as compared to last year, while Paris replaced London as the most popular destination in Europe.

Asia Pacific

 

Top Cities in Europe

 

Top Cities in

North America

2018

2019

 

2018

2019

 

2018

2019

Top Countries

 

Top Countries

 

Top Cities

Japan

Japan

United Kingdom

France

Las Vegas (NV)

Las Vegas (NV)

Thailand

Thailand

Italy

United Kingdom

Los Angeles (CA)

New York (NY)

Malaysia

Malaysia

France

Italy

New York (NY)

Los Angeles (CA)

Top Cities

Top Cities

Orlando (FL)

San Francisco (CA)

Bangkok

Bangkok

London

Paris

San Francisco (CA)

Honolulu (HI)

Tokyo

Kuala Lumpur

Paris

London

Chicago (IL)

Orlando (FL)

Kuala Lumpur

Tokyo

Rome

Rome

Phoenix (AZ)

Chicago (IL)

Hong Kong

Taipei

Barcelona

Istanbul

Houston (TX)

Seattle (WA)

Osaka

Seoul

Istanbul

Barcelona

Oahu (HI)

Toronto (ON)

Taipei

Osaka

Amsterdam

Amsterdam

San Diego (CA)

San Diego (CA)

Seoul

Hong Kong

Milan

Milan

Singapore

Manila

Madrid

Berlin

Bali

Singapore

Venice

Prague

Pattaya

Bali

Prague

Madrid

Notes to Editors:

Additional country breakdown can be found in the Agoda Press Room.

About Agoda

Agoda is one of the world’s fastest growing online travel booking platforms. From its beginnings as an e-commerce start-up based in Singapore in 2005, Agoda has grown to offer a global network of over 2.5 million properties in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, offering travelers easy access to a wide choice of luxury and budget hotels, apartments, homes and villas to suit all budgets and travel occasions. Headquartered in Singapore, Agoda is part of Booking Holdings (Nasdaq: BKNG) and employs more than 5,000 staff across 67 cities in more than 30 countries. Agoda.com and the Agoda mobile app are available in 38 languages. For more information, please contact press@agoda.com.

Source: Agoda

Press:
Serene Chow
Public Relations Manager, Agoda
press@agoda.com