Jane Reddy W Hotel is making inroads in the People's Republic, opening in Guangzhou in February.
China's thriving southern port city has long had one eye on the West. Robert Milliken absorbs its spirit in one perfect day.
On a 24-hour stopover in Guangzhou, Isobel King ticks off some of the best places to eat and shop, with sightseeing in between.
After a stretch, Fran Stephenson takes in Guangzhou's colonial past.
China has unveiled what it bills as the fastest rail link in the world -- a train connecting the modern cities of Guangzhou and Wuhan at an average speed of 350 kilometres an hour.
Flight Test The entertainment is disappointing, but the meal is seven courses.
Flight Test China Southern is embarking on rapid internationalisation and operates 35 flights a week from Australia.