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2014-09-17 12:24:19

LONDON, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London's hugely popular and internationally acclaimed New Year's Eve fireworks celebrations, organised by the Mayor of London, have become so successful that the organisers have taken the decision to ticket the event in order to reduce the number of people attending. This year 100,000 tickets will be available to the public, which will guarantee good views of the fantastic pyrotechnic display and a better visitor experience....

2014-03-20 20:21:44

Fireworks by Grucci commissioned to mark climactic crescendo of Star-Spangled Spectacular BALTIMORE, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Star-Spangled 200, Inc. (SS200) announced that it has commissioned Fireworks by Grucci, to produce the Star-Spangled Spectacular Fireworks on September 13, 2014. Grucci is a 5(th) generation family-run business that holds the Guinness World Record for the largest fireworks display ever recorded. The pyrotechnic fireworks display will be visible...

2014-01-10 08:26:32

Surprising results highlight the value of Hoteloogle's search engine services for travelers to top destinations including Vienna, Dubai and Istanbul DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading hotel search engine Hoteloogle.com today announced its data on pricing and availability for Dec. 31, 2013, for the top 15 New Year's Eve destination cities around the globe. Additional information was available for Vienna, Dubai and Istanbul; these cities had the highest rates for...

2014-01-09 20:20:50

BELLPORT, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Guinness Book of World Records officially certified the fireworks performance designed and executed by Fireworks by Grucci on New Year's Eve 2013 in Dubai as a World Record. The new world standard set by Grucci--which included some 479,651 choreographed firework effects --smashed the record previously held by Kuwait. The record setting performance, which featured customized patterns, effects, and music, emanated from over 550 locations on...

2014-01-07 16:20:21

Southeast Asia Holiday Sailing is Crystal's First-Ever Round-Trip from Bangkok LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Before the bubbles have settled in this year's champagne glasses, Crystal Cruises has set party plans to spend next New Year's Eve in Hong Kong, home of one of the most spectacular Eve bashes on the planet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140107/LA42267) From December 30 through January 1, Crystal Symphony will be docked at Ocean Terminal in...

2014-01-01 04:20:10

TOKYO, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba Corp. is the official sponsor of the Times Square New Year's Eve Celebration, the biggest countdown event in the world, with over a million people gathering in Times Square and a television audience around the globe of more than a billion. The iconic countdown to midnight was played out on TOSHIBA VISION Times Square, the LED screen atop One Times Square in the center of New York, triumphantly welcoming 2014 at the world's biggest New Year...

2013-12-31 20:20:37

BANGKOK, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- History was made this New Year's Eve in Bangkok as the world's highest ball drop took place on the rooftop of the Tower Club at lebua hotel. Perched 872 feet high (64 stories tall), the brightly lit, rainbow colored ball was visible across the city for over 1.8 km (1 mile). This was the inaugural year of the Bangkok Ball Drop at lebua, which is to become an annual New Year's Eve tradition for Thailand. Measuring 2.1 meters wide (7 feet) and...

2013-12-31 08:21:47

NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Welcoming the New Year's Eve in New York, a massive influx of visitors visit the Times Square and millions watch the Times Square New Year's celebration Eve Ball's first ascent at 6 p.m. EST on December 31st at the Duffy Square Countdown Stage. In conjunction with the upcoming year of the Horse, Thomson Reuters LED Screen on their Times Square building displays and presents three major horse art pieces of a renowned Chinese masterful...

2013-12-30 16:20:12

If you're in Los Angeles for New Year's Eve, trust Beverly Hills Cab Co. to provide you with safe, secure and first-rate transportation to all the hottest events. LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In Time Square, the big, lit-up ball will be dropping once again over New York City, while crowds of thousands look on in palpable excitement for the coming of a new year. Sure, it sounds exciting, but keep in mind...a January night in the Big Apple will barely get above 20...

2013-12-30 12:21:23

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FireOne, developer of the world's most advanced digital firing system and integrated fireworks-to-music choreography system, is the vendor of choice for thousands of New Year's Eve fireworks displays all around the world. "This New Year's Eve, fireworks companies around the world know they have but one chance to make hundreds of millions 'ooh and awe' with their spectacular aerial displays of light and sound. There are no...


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