You have 48 hours to put this essay’s sentences in order! Your responses will appear in my upcoming YouTube video!

This essay was written in response to the following essay question (seen in January in an unknown location):

More people are traveling today than ever before.  Why do you think this is?

Look at the following sentences.  As a comment to this blog post, please copy and paste these sentences into the right order.  I will be making a video about this exercise and will include images of your responses:

  1. Following this look, it is clear that global trade opportunities and tourism are altering humanity’s need for international travel.
  2. For example, knowledge of raw resources available in African countries has piqued the interest of manufacturing and consuming nations the world over.
  3. Both will be examined in this essay.
  4. For instance, Chinese tourist numbers are growing so quickly that major holiday destinations, such as the Eiffel Tower in Paris, are choosing to display their public signs in French, English and Mandarin.
  5. In addition to this, growing affluence the world over has made it possible for increasing amounts of people to engage in recreational travel.
  6. Today, the number of people engaging in international travel is swelling rapidly.
  7. Thus, the unshrinking need for tourist hotspots to accommodate travelers from various countries is clear evidence that a true link between tourism numbers and international travel exists.
  8. Thus, it is clear that trade is one of the core reasons international travel is growing.
  9. To capitalize on this interest, many are making expeditions to establish cross border connections with businesspeople in the African region.
  10. It is thus expected that rates of travel will only continue to climb into the foreseeable future.
  11. This is a trend that does not appear to be slowing at all.
  12. On the one hand, the increasing international awareness of growth markets is spurring development in the travel sector.
  13. It can therefore be concluded that growing worldwide affluence is fueling a surge in international travel numbers.
  14. Although many factors have contributed to this growth, trade opportunities and tourism are thought to be the main triggers.

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