A new year means a whole new crop of hotel openings.
From Great Gatsby-style high rises in Miami to wellness retreats on the sea in Turkey, these hotspots will ignite your 2016 bucket list.
Book your stay now at these top 10 new hot hotels.
Expanding from Buenos Aires, Faena Group launched its second hotel just before Art Basel in Miami, bringing in director Baz Luhrmann (the mastermind behind "Moulin Rouge!" and "The Great Gatsby") and his wife, costume designer Catherine Martin, to handle the design in the renovated 1940s Saxony Hotel.
Look out for cuisine by Argentinian grillmaster Francis Mallmann and Top Chef star Paul Qui, as well as installation pieces like Damien Hirst's "Gone but not Forgotten" woolly mammoth statue gilded in 24k gold.
The first Hard Rock Hotel in the Middle East is opening its doors in 2016 in Dubai inside what is set to be the tallest residential building, the Marina 101, located in the Dubai Marina.
The 281-room hotel will span the first 33 floors of the Marina 101, and will include its signature Rock Spa and Body Rock workout facility, as well as a club lounge and restaurant on the 101st floor.
Known for small luxury hotels in Southeast Asia, AKARYN is launching a new brand, Arovada, in June on the private island of Koh Krabey.
A 20-minute boatride from Sihanoukville in southwest Cambodia, the wellness retreat will feature 40 private villas conceptualized by Japanese-French fashion designer Kenzo Takada, each with its own infinity edge or lap pool.
Since the focus here centers around wellness, the pièce-de-résistance of the property will be the 21,500-square-foot Ayurah Wellness Centre, designed around four pillars: weight optimization, anti-aging, mind balance and detoxification.
Acquarello Restaurant at the San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, set on its own private island — Photo courtesy of San Clemente Palace Kempinski VeniceSan Clemente Palace Kempinski, Venice
After being closed for years while undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation, the San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice on the private island of San Clemente is reopening in March 2016.
Reachable only by water taxi from the Piazza San Marco, the 190-room hotel is a stunner with its panoramic views of Venice from its exclusive private island perch.
For its fourth hotel in Mexico, Rosewood is setting up shop in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Puebla, home to over 365 churches and 2,600 historic sites. Mixing Renaissance and Mexican Baroque styles, the 79-room hotel will be set right near the Zocalo, or city's main square, with a rooftop pool overlooking the Iglesia de San Francisco.
With its flagship hostel in Miami and newer location in Chicago, the Freehand is expanding at a rapid pace, opening a third hotel and hostel in Los Angeles in October. Continuing with its reconstructed design trend, the Freehand will open 200 rooms in the renovated 1924 Commercial Exchange Building in downtown L.A. The hotel-hostel blend will have both private and shared rooms with up to eight beds, plus a rooftop pool and lounge.
In November, One&Only Ocean Club reopened its doors on Paradise Island after a five-month, multi-million dollar renovation tacking on a new oceanfront infinity-edge pool and eatery.
One of the other major renovations is the expansion of the 52 rooms and suites in the historic Hartford Wing, once A&P heir Huntington Hartford II's private estate. This addition adds balconies and terraces overlooking the ocean and resort gardens.
The Thompson opened recently in downtown Playa del Carmen, offering 92 rooms right on the pedestrian-only strip, La Quinta Avenida. Now, for those who want an even more boutique experience, the property is opening the Beach House just a few blocks away.
The 27-room, villa-style hotel will open in early 2016 and offer an oceanfront pool, restaurant and bar reserved for Beach House guests only, all surrounded by beachfront cabanas.
For its first hotel, Hilton's new community-focused Canopy brand has jumped on the Reykjavik bandwagon. It certainly seems to be doing well, because it's opening a 115-room property in the city center in early 2016.
Set on historic Hverfisgata Street, where the national theater is located, the whole concept behind Canopy is to feel like you're living in the neighborhood, no matter how long you stay in the city.
Expect a casually-cool rooftop bar and locally-grown dining.
The famous SpaClub started in 1979 in Tucson, and has expanded across the US and even out to sea on luxe cruise ships - but 2016 marks the year Canyon Ranch goes global.
The Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort at Kaplankaya, the brand's first international property, is set to open in July on the Aegean Coast in Turkey. There will be 141 rooms all overlooking the sea, plus a 107,500-square-foot spa, fitness and wellness center.
Canyon Ranch will certainly make the most of its stunning surroundings, offering guests the chance for helicopter tours, organic farm visits and archaeology hikes.