Global Travel & Tourism Community would like to extend again its condolences to all those affected by the tsunami which hit areas in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Seychelles, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Thailand.Southern Thailand and the Maldives much of the reconstruction is already underway and should not take too long to rebuild. In other areas where many units have suffered, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises, assistance will be needed to rebuild businesses and lead towards social and economic prosperity once again. Travel & Tourism will need to be prioritized as the reconstruction programme moves ahead. Global Coalition supports all initiatives which have been put in place to assist those affected by the tsunami and are happy to be part of any co-ordinated initiatives. Travel & Tourism in the affected countries (WTTC, 2004):In India, Travel & Tourism activity accounted for 4.9 per cent of total GDP and 5.6 per cent of total employment in 2004. In Sri Lanka, Travel & Tourism activity in 2004 generated 10.8 per cent of GDP and 8.8 per cent of total employment.
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