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Globejotter: The latest news and views from the world of travel

The opening

The Fullerton Bay Hotel in Singapore, which opened in July, has just launched its new rooftop bar, called Lantern. Go to fullertonbayhotel.com

The gear

Keep your precious new iPad safe from sea and sand with Aquapac's new case, which comes with a shoulder strap. Price £25. Go to aquapac.net

The guides

To mark its 40th birthday, Insight Guides is launching a new series of luxury pocket-sized books entitled "Select". Price £9.99. Go to insightguides.com

The exhibition

Gloucester Cathedral is the setting for Crucible, a major exhibition of contemporary sculpture, from 1 September. Go to crucible2010.co.uk