Shanghai Disneyland – Walt Disney's cast of beloved characters arrives in mainland China for the first time on June 16 with the opening of Shanghai Disneyland. It will feature six themed zones, including Treasure Cove, pictured, which draws inspiration from the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise.
Louvre Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) – After major delays the Louvre Abu Dhabi should finally open to the public by the end of 2016. Inside the museum's domed structure will be 65,000 square feet of permanent installations.
Dubai Parks & Resorts (United Arab Emirates) – Motiongate, pictured, is one of three themed zones that will make up the massive Dubai Parks & Resorts. Highlights include the world's first "The Hunger Games" attraction.
SFMOMA (San Francisco) – Move over, Manhattan. There's a new MoMA in town and this one's three times bigger. Due to open in May, San Francisco's 10-story SFMOMA will be the largest modern art museum in the United States.
Darling Harbour Live (Sydney, Australia) – A huge revitalization project is now underway to deliver Australia its largest convention and exhibition facilities and Sydney its largest luxury hotel. An urban village called Darling Square will feature offices, residential space, shops and cafes.
Ark Encounter (Kentucky) – If participating in a simulated Biblical disaster sounds like your ideal vacation then northern Kentucky's forthcoming Ark Encounter might just float your boat. The megastructure cost $92 million to build.
Doha Festival City (Qatar) – Doha Festival City will feature 550 shops, 100 cafes and restaurants, a hotel and convention center and two entertainment zones. There's also an outdoor amusement park and indoor snow park for skiing and sledding. It's scheduled to open in September 2016.
Palestinian Museum (West Bank) – The Palestinian Museum, which rises above a terraced hill in the West Bank just north of Jerusalem, is a $30 million complex dedicated to Palestinian art and culture. It's due to open on May 15.
FIFA Football Museum (Zurich, Switzerland) – Corruption scandals be damned, diehard soccer fans will undoubtedly arrive in droves to check out the FIFA World Football Museum when it debuts in Zurich in early 2016. The $177 million facility is set to house more than 1,000 exhibits dedicated to the sport.