Changes of people who went for international travel

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 with answer.

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The table describes the changes of people who went for international travel in 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005. (million).

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

You should write at least 150 words.

Changes of international travel

Sample Answer:
The given table data gives information about the international travelers in 5 different areas in 4 different years. As is observed from the given data, the number of international travelers increased over the period and Europe was their favourite destination for travelling.

According to the presented table, around 450 million international travelers visited different parts of the world initially in 1990 and this number gradually increased and reached to around 700 million in 2005. Europe received the largest number of such international tourists which was more than 50% of total travelers. In 1990, more than 280 million tourists out of total 448.9 million travelled European continents alone and this number reached to over 400 million in 2005 when total international travelers were about 693 million.

America and Asia and the Pacific regions were another two favoured tourist destinations among international travelers and in 1990 they received about 80 and 602 million tourists respectively. After 15 years the number of international travelers in Asia region increased to 135.8 million which was higher than that of America. Africa received around 18.2 million international travelers in 1990 and it increased to 28.7 million in 2005. Finally the least number of international tourists visited Middle East region starting from 8.9 million in 1990 and reaching at 15.8 million in 2005.