Today, more than one in every 10 international travellers comes carrying a Chinese passport, and they have deep pockets.
Sydney-based writer and photographer, Michael Gebicki has been writing travel articles since 1982 and is Traveller's resident Tripologist.
One thing is certain regarding the rules regarding residency in the UK and the EU now - it's complicated.
How long do you reckon it's going to take to evacuate an aircraft in an emergency?
You might just get away with it - for a while. But these things usually come back to bite you.
The verb 'annoy' has its origins in the Old French word enoiier, and no surprise that annoyance with foreigners is a European specialty.
Passengers may have had more room years ago, but they also had to contend with little entertainment, cigarette smoke and higher fares.
SpiceJet is India's largest regional carrier with its headquarters in New Delhi.
New plane seat innovation could mean a cheaper lie-flat option for passengers.
There is a magnetic method to the way runways are numbered.
You've got a choice of the world's best business class airlines on this route.
What if the greatest danger on board a plane isn't the possibility of a crash, but the air you're breathing?
It's possible that a double sunrise flight could happen.
As the Commonwealth Games kick off on the Gold Coast, it's a good time to ask – what does being a member of the Commonwealth of Nations actually mean?
It's easy to misjudge the distance between two points on the globe.
Heading to the DMZ? Don't miss the changing of the guard.