Easytobook.com – Edinburgh Fringe to Take Centre Stage
July 28, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsEDINBURGH, SCOTLAND – Officially the biggest arts festival in the world, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will run from 5th until 29th August this year and is now more than ever a massively popular international event.
Widely regarded as one of Britain's finest summertime attractions, the Fringe continues to break its own records, featuring almost 2,500 shows in 259 venues last year.
The festival now attracts up to 2 million visitors, causing Edinburgh hotel rooms to become increasingly difficult to secure over this period; travel experts easytobook.com advise all visitors to the city throughout August to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
With an extensive variety of shows drawing on theatre, comedy, dance, music and exhibitions, the Edinburgh Fringe features performers from around the globe, ranging in exposure from popular thespians to unknown talents.
Venues range from professional theatres, to backstage broom cupboards, to cobbled streets.
Performances also vary in content form the profane to the family-friendly, as the festival caters to every type of visitor to descend on the city.
This year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe features the largest programme to date, including 1,300 premieres of shows from around the world. For more information about tickets and programme schedules, the Fringe website is an invaluable source.
easytobook.com offers a large selection Edinburgh hotel rooms to suit a wide variety of budgets; visitors to the website can benefit from simple search, filter and compare tools to choose their favourites and share options with travelling companions. Hotel listings are translated into eight languages for the convenience of international visitors.