Asia's biggest airline is now flying between Australia and London with extremely competitive fares.
A 72-hour stopover in China's third biggest city may be short but it's certainly sweet, writes Anthony Dennis.
Swiss-born Marcel Kofler is executive chef at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Guangzhou.
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.
The entertainment is disappointing, but the meal is seven courses.
On a 24-hour stopover in Guangzhou, Isobel King ticks off some of the best places to eat and shop, with sightseeing in between.
China Southern is embarking on rapid internationalisation and operates 35 flights a week from Australia.