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  • Travel & Tourism 2014 Travel & Tourism is a truly global economic activity one which takes place in destinations across the world, from leading capital cities and smaller towns and villages in rural and coastal areas, to some of the remotest points on the planet. It is one of the worlds largest industries, or economic sectors, contributing trillions of dollars annually to the global economy, creating jobs and wealth, generating exports, boosting taxes and stimulating capital

2. Travel & Tourism for World Economy Travel & Tourism is one of the worlds leading industries, or economic sectors, representing a major source of GDP, employment, exports and taxes. In 2011, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) expects it to contribute almost US$6 trillion to the global economy, or 9% of global gross 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 Direct GDP Total GDP 3. Key Sector of Tourism Aviation Cruise Hospitality 4. Air transport lies at the heart of modern, globalised economies. Some 3 billion passengers and more than 50 million tonnes of freight are flown around the world every year. And about one third of the value of global trade in manufactured goods is transported by air. Despite being hard hit by the global economic recession in 2008 and 2009, both in terms of passenger demand and global cruise value sales, the cruise sector has been one of the fastest-growing sectors of Travel & Tourism over the past ten years and indeed over the last two to three decade. 5. 10 Must See Places to Visit in India 6. Delhi a pulsating modern city with 5,000 years of history. Acity that has been the centre of power play for centuries. A city with a majestic and imperial past that has witnessed the rise and fall of many empires. Delhi is timeless in appeal. Incredible toexperience. Exciting to explore. 7. Places to Visit in Delhi India Gate and Rajpath Sansad Bhavan Rashtrapati Bhavan Connaught Place Lodhi Gardens Mughal monuments Purana Quila Red Fort Salimgarh Fort Chandni Chowk Safdarjung's Tomb 8. Tajmahal About Agra Agra, the land of the Taj Mahal, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is situated on the banks of River Yamuna in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is bounded by Mathura district in the north, Dhaulpur district in the south, Firozabad in the east and Bharatpur in the west 9. Sundarban Sundarban - Tides, Mangrove, River delta & the home of Tigers. The Sundarbans is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world.This region is densely covered by mangrove forests.The sundarban forest is the home for various birds and crocodiles, spotted deer,water monitor, the gangetic and irrawdy dolphins are found in the water of the sunderban,The mud flats, sands dunes and sand flats are home to a huge variety of crabs, mud skippers and is one of the largest reserves for the Royal Bengal tiger the Sundarban forest is just a few hours distance from Kolkata, India Sundarban is a must trip for all lovers of nature, forests, wild animals, and the gentle waves of the rivers. This experience will leave you with lifetime memories. 10. Goa Situated between Karnataka and Maharashtra , Goa is bounded on the north by the Terekhol river, surrounded on the south and east by Karnataka while on the west is the Arabian sea. Its ancient name was Gomantaka HOW TO REACH GOA ? 11. By Air The Goa International Airport which is also known as Dabolim Airport caters to the entire state of Goa. The airport is located at Dabolim and is around 30 km away from Panjim, the capital city. The airport caters to domestic flights from major cities in India and also caters to international flights. Pre-paid taxis and buses can be easily availed from the airport. By Train The state of Goa has two rail lines; one is operated the South Western Railway and the other is operated by the Konkan Railway. The main railway station is Madgaon station in Margao. There are other railway stations in the state like Pernem, Thivim, Karmali and Canacona which are also well connected by trains. By Road Goa is well linked with National Highway Numbers 66, 4A, 366, 566 and 768. Goa has a total of 224 km of national highways, 232 km of state highway and 815 km of district highway. 12.