The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Travel & Indulgence -

The Lanes­bor­ough Lon­don has re­opened fol­low­ing an ex­ten­sive 18month ren­o­va­tion of all 93 gue­strooms and suites, as well as public ar­eas; Paris’s Miche­lin three­star chef Eric Fre­chon has in­stalled his pro­tege Flo­rian Favario in the kitchen while the sig­na­ture Royal Suite boasts seven bed­rooms; book­ings avail­able from July 15 • Ay­ers Rock Re­sort, in part­ner­ship with the Cen­tre of Ex­cel­lence for All­sky As­tro­physics, is host­ing an as­tron­omy week­end on Au­gust 14-16 led by Dr Karl Kruszel­nicki and a team of astronomers; three-night pack­ages start from $387 a per­son twin-share in­clud­ing break­fasts and air­port trans­fers • The Euro­pean­born, de­sign-led Pen­ta­ho­tels con­tin­ues its ex­pan­sion in Asia with a sec­ond prop­erty sched­uled to de­but in Hong Kong next year; the 298room lifestyle-fo­cused ho­tel will be in a re­fit­ted in­dus­trial high-rise in Tuen Mun in the New Ter­ri­to­ries • Fol­low­ing the re­cent re­open­ing of its swimming pool, the Hil­ton Dar­win has com­pleted an 18-month, $10 mil­lion up­grade of all 236 gue­strooms and en­ter­tain­ment ar­eas, in­clud­ing the in­tro­duc­tion of a fit­ness cen­tre • The green light has been given for phase one of the $388 mil­lion Trin­ity Point Ma­rina on the shores of NSW’s Lake Mac­quarie, a de­vel­op­ment ex­pected to even­tu­ally in­clude a lux­ury ho­tel, 250 tourist and residential apart­ments, an in­fin­ity swimming pool and day spa.

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