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Vienna, October 2016: Guests looking for a location to celebrate festivities around the New Year that combines a terrific historic scene, authentic local habits and a citywide New Year´s Eve party, Vienna is the perfect destination.

Vienna´s New Year´s festivities are world-famous. Celebrating the turn of the year in this beautiful historical setting under Vienna´s brightly-colored sky creates memories that last a lifetime. The large New Year´s Eve Party in Vienna’s city center includes the prestigious Ring Boulevard, attracting both locals and tourists from around the world.


Located directly on the most imposing part of the Ring Boulevard, the “Schubertring,” four former palaces of wealthy citizens and royalty were joined together, and today form today´s well-recognized The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna. Combining history with contemporary design, luxury Vienna city center hotel presents the most exclusive New Year´s Eve location. For those who wish to celebrate the New Year´s Eve at a breath-taking height, The Atmosphere Rooftop Bar invites guests to overlook the busy city center from high above Vienna’s rooftops. While enjoying the magnificent display of fireworks above the St Stephen´s Cathedral, guests can toast to a successful 2016 with champagne. Guests will savor an enchanting dinner scene in a truly exclusive ambience. This luxury hotel offer can be reserved for groups where invitees can savor the magic moment of a private New Year´s celebration surrounded by friends and family.


On the morning of 1st January 2017, the world-famous New Year´s day Concert is played by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and is held in the imperious facilities of the “Wiener Musik Verein,” the first official concert hall in Vienna. The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has presented a prolific performance of the Strauß dynasty and his contemporaries over many years. At the same time as the New Year’s Day Concert, the audience can admire the equine ballet performance by the Lippizaner stallions, the beautiful white horses of the Spanish Riding School. While staying at The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna one can enjoy the New Year´s Days Champagne Brunch in the elegant Crystal Ballroom surrounded by millions of glittering crystals, sparkling champagne and a luxurious buffet, which leaves nothing to be desired.

For further information and inquiries about The New Year´s offer at The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna please contact +43 1 311 88 or e-mail