Spectacular luxury New Year’s Eve 2014 celebrations around the world

Sun & Beach

Havana Nights New Year’s Eve 2014 at The Setai Miami with a five-course “La Cena de Havana” menu served in The Restaurant and The Setai Grill. The Havana Nights menu boasts Cuban inspired dishes – with a “Setai” twist, from Matsusaka Wagyu Tenderloin, to Arroz Bomba. Dance the night away to the musical prowess of Miami’s popular Latin band Grupo Nostalgia paying homage to the musical greats of “Old Havana” and see in the New Year in long-held Cuban tradition with twelve grapes of good luck at the stroke of midnight. Pricing for the New Year’s Eve package will be $575 per adult and $275 per child (ages 5-12), exclusive of all beverages, tax and gratuity. Room rates start from $495 per night from December 9 – 25, a 15% saving, and $1500 from Dec. 26 through Jan 1.

Glamour in the City

The Peninsula Shanghai hosts New Year’s Eve celebrations themed vintage luxury travel. Passengers aboard an elegant express can celebrate in style and welcome 2014 with fireworks bursting above the Huangpu River. Guests, encouraged to get on board and adorn vintage 20s costume, will arrive at the 3D backdrop of the Orient Express for great photo opportunities of what will be a memorable night ahead. Jetsetters will be welcomed by The Great Gatsby inspired themed decorations, plus staff dressed in traditional roaring 20s outfits ready to pour you some fizz to start the night!  Burlesque dancers in traditional attire will perform plus themed stilt walkers will be there – it will be like you’ve just stepped onto the Gatsby set!

Tables will be sold at RMB2080 including entry for two guests and one bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. There will be special VIP package at RMB15,880 which will give ten VIP jetsetters access to the event with an exclusive VIP Dom Pérignon table with fourbottles of Dom Pérignon included.

Sun in the City

Raffles Singapore hold its annual New Year’s Eve Gala Ball in the Grand Hotel Lobby. The sights and sounds at the New Year’s Eve Gala Ball, a long-standing tradition that has featured on the hotel’s social calendar since the 1900s, will be sure to stay with you long after 2013 is over. The New Year’s Eve Gala Ball and Suite Package is priced from SGD 5300++ and is valid for a minimum consecutive three nights’ stay. The stay must include 31 December 2013.

Park Hyatt Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city) An elegant celebration party with live Jazz and a 4 course dinner with a glass of Moet Chandon Brut champagne in one of the restaurants of the hotel (VND 2.200.000 per person ++) or a celebration in neon fashion – the ‘Glow in the Dark’ New Year’s Eve party at 2 Lam Son martini bar. Decorated to illuminate the night, drink and dance in a colossal spectrum of light and glow in the dark insanity. Experience a sea of neon colours and ring in the New Year glowingly. Doors open at 5:00 pm, and the DJ will spin outrageous beats from 10:00 pm until the early morning.

Royal Mansour Marrakech proposes a gastronomic feast created by three Michelin starred Chef Yannick Alléno. The build-up to NYE 2014 begins with musical entertainment in the Piano Bar from 26th to the 29th December, with critically acclaimed trumpeter and vocalist, Chris Norton will be captivating guests with his wide repertoire of uplifting jazz, soothing ballads and rock classics.

On New Year’s Eve itself, guests will enjoy the magical entertainment and dulcet tones of Asturia & Alisa Kosmos, the elegant and glamorous electric string quartet of Asteria. Three starred Michelin Chef Yannick Alléno, the hotel’s Executive Chef, has created an unparalleled New Year’s Eve Menu, sourcing sensational native ingredients.

Menu at 10,000 MAD (£740) per person. A one-bedroom riad starts from 18,000 MAD (£1,335) per night

Snow in the City

Mandarin Oriental, New York rings in 2014 with a grand New Year’s Eve Gala on Tuesday, December 31 with stunning views from its 36th floor ballroom. In addition to spectacular views of Central Park and the city’s skyline, the elegant black-tie evening features an open bar cocktail hour, and an array of butler-passed hors d’oeuvres. A multi-course dinner with gourmet delicacies will be complemented by a dessert buffet. The festivities continue with surprise entertainment and dinner show acts. Following dinner, live musical performances will have guests dancing their way into the New Year. Rates for the New Year’s Eve Celebration package begin at USD 5,700 and include 2 night accommodation (check in 30 or 31 Dec), two Gala Ball tickets, daily American breakfast.

Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest hosts a romantic and sophisticated New Year’s Eve package. The package includes luxurious accommodations, daily American breakfast at Gresham Restaurant, and an invitation to our six-course New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner, which also includes a midnight buffet and a party in the Hotel lobby. Package rates from 420 euros/room/ night.

Hotel Imperial Vienna  (a Luxury Collection hotel) awaits discerning guests with exquisite culinary delights and sophisticated entertainment. New Year’s Eve gala event with 5-course dinner incl. wine to complement the meal, champagne as an aperitif and at midnight, mineral water, coffee and tea as well as a music program. December 31 from 9 p.m. in the banquet halls with entertainment (hall salon EUR 550, banquet hall and marble hall EUR 480).