Dubai — InterCity Hotel Dubai Jadda Waterfront has opened with 138 rooms. It features a roof terrace with a pool complex, gyms, several restaurants, a lounge and free Wifi. The property is located 10 minutes from Dubai International Airport and a four-minute drive from the metro station.

Harbin, China — The Ritz-Carlton Harbin has opened in this city in northeast China, two miles from the Harbin Railway Station. The 368-room property has a Club Lounge with separate check-in and food and beverage through the day; a Lobby Lounge; bars on the 56th and 57th floors; a spa; and 37,600 square feet of meeting space.