JACK, Amsterdam - Inclusive LGBTI-focused spot JACK allows people to freely express themselves.
Hall, Tallinn - Estonia continued its surge towards becoming one of Europe's top clubbing destinations as bare-walled Hall opened and booked the likes of Sotofett and Ninos Du Brasil.
The Gärten, Beirut - Überhaus expanded with a magnificent new spot that has hosted Jeff Mills and Raresh.
Elsewhere, New York - A 24,000 square foot venue that asserts New York doesn't do things by halves.
Hï, Ibiza - Taking over Space, Hï had a lot to live up to, and delivered impressively.
The Sonic Jungle, New York - A "cultural oasis" that goes all out to stimulate mental and physical senses.
WAS, Utrecht - This "pop-up club" was due to close on New Year's Day 2018, but has been such a success its now planning to roll on long into the new year.
XE 54, Melbourne - XE 54's opening affirmed Melbourne's position as Australia's dance music heartland.
E1, London - Having opened on New Year's Eve with a line-up featuring Ben Klock and Maceo Plex, the early signs are good.