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Our lat­est round-up of key global ho­tel open­ings and de­vel­op­ments…

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Jetwing Lake

Lo­ca­tion: 5km from town of Dam­bulla, cen­tral Sri Lanka Grade: Up­scale Keys: 94 Fa­cil­i­ties: 71-me­tre pool, spa, gym, two restau­rants (in­clud­ing Chi­nese) Meet­ing space: Un­spec­i­fied, but ho­tel fea­tures large gar­den and pool­side area They say: "Sprawled on an ex­pan­sive area of 18 acres, the ho­tel is a lan­guid re­treat with easy ac­cess to Sri Lanka’s cul­tural tri­an­gle" We say: Im­pres­sive new ho­tel from the Sri Lankan spe­cial­ists. Spec­tac­u­lar views from all an­gles Open­ing: Al­ready open

Song­bei Shangri-La Harbin

Lo­ca­tion: On north bank of Songhua River in China's ice cap­i­tal Grade: Lux­ury Keys: 344 Fa­cil­i­ties: Health Club with gym, in­door pool and spa, two restau­rants (in­ter­na­tional and Chi­nese), pub, lounge Meet­ing space: More than 2,000m² in­clud­ing a ball­room able to ac­com­mo­date 1,000 guests They say: "The gleam­ing new prop­erty an­chors Shangri-La in the heart of Song­bei’s busi­ness dis­trict" We say: On the op­po­site side of the river from Harbin's main at­trac­tions, such as St Sophia Cathe­dral and Harbin Ice & Snow World Open­ing: Al­ready open

Fair­field by Mar­riott Be­la­gavi

Lo­ca­tion: Be­la­gavi, in south­west In­dia's Kar­nataka state Grade: Mid­scale Keys: 114 Fa­cil­i­ties: All-day restau­rant in­clud­ing out­door din­ing, bar, 24-hour snack area, out­door pool fit­ness cen­tre Meet­ing space: 1,000m² of event space They say: "The prop­erty’s modern de­sign and ameni­ties, pro­vides guests with con­sis­tent and re­li­able ser­vice at great value" We say: Great new in­ter­na­tional brand for busi­ness trav­ellers in this upand-com­ing In­dian "smart city" Open­ing: Al­ready open

Skye Ho­tel Suites

Lo­ca­tion: Within the new V by Crown com­plex in Par­ra­matta, Syd­ney Grade: Lux­ury Keys: 72 suites with up to two bed­rooms Fa­cil­i­ties: Pool, sauna, fit­ness cen­tre, busi­ness cen­tre, 26th floor bar and ter­race, burger restau­rant Meet­ing space: Con­fer­ence room avail­able They say: "Of­fer­ing un­ri­valled ur­ban lux­ury for dis­cern­ing guests, Skye Ho­tel Suites brings to­gether the best el­e­ments of hos­pi­tal­ity" We say: The first of three Sky Suite prop­er­ties due to be launched in Syd­ney by the end of the decade Open­ing: Early 2017

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