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Vacation Over

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Source: Vacation Over : Implications for the Caribbean of Opening U.S.-Cuba Tourism

Volume/Issue: 2008/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Romeu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870206

Keywords: Gravity, tourists, tourist, tourist arrivals, travel costs,

An opening of Cuba to U.S. tourism would represent a seismic shift in the Caribbean's tourism industry. This study models the impact of such a potential opening by estimating a counterfactual that captures the curr...

Tourism in East Caribbean Countries

Tourism in East Caribbean Countries »

Source: Tourism in East Caribbean Countries

Volume/Issue: 1988/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 1988

ISBN: 9781451954456

Keywords: tourist, air travel, tourist arrivals, hotel rooms, tourist expenditure

This paper studies recent developments in tourism in the East Caribbean countries (ECC) and reviews government policies to support tourism. The paper also presents a model to explain the movements of tourist arriva...

Pacific Island Countries

Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Pacific Island Countries : In Search of a Trade Strategy

Volume/Issue: 2014/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hong Chen , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Shiu raj Singh , Yiqun Wu , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498324342

Keywords: tourist, tourist arrivals, tourists, tourism industry, destination country, Globalization: General,

International trade is vital for economic prosperity in Pacific island countries, but their trade performance has been weak over the past decade with the exception of resource-rich countries. Small country size and...

Recession and Policy Transmission to Latin American Tourism

Recession and Policy Transmission to Latin American Tourism »

Source: Recession and Policy Transmission to Latin American Tourism : Does Expanded Travel to Cuba Offset Crisis Spillovers?

Volume/Issue: 2011/32

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andy Wolfe , and Rafael Romeu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455217687

Keywords: US, unemployment, tourist, tourist arrivals, tourism expenditure, travel costs,

This study measures the impact of changing economic conditions in OECD countries on tourist arrivals to countries/destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean. A model of utility maximization across labor, consu...

Vacation Over
			: Implications for the Caribbean of Opening U.S.-Cuba Tourism

Vacation Over : Implications for the Caribbean of Opening U.S.-Cuba Tourism »

Volume/Issue: 2008/162

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Romeu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870206.001

ISBN: 9781451870206

Keywords: Gravity, tourists, tourist, tourist arrivals, travel costs,

An opening of Cuba to U.S. tourism would represent a seismic shift in the Caribbean's tourism industry. This study models the impact of such a potential opening by estimating a counterfactual that captures the curr...

Determinants of International Tourism1

Determinants of International Tourism1 »

Source: Determinants of International Tourism

Volume/Issue: 2014/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Culiuc

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 May 2014

ISBN: 9781484383032

Keywords: Gravity model, Real exchange rate, Small islands, tourist, tourists, tourist arrivals, tourism receipts, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

The paper estimates the impact of macroeconomic supply- and demand-side determinants of tourism, one of the largest components of services exports globally, and the backbone of many smaller economies. It applies th...

Tourism in East Caribbean Countries

Tourism in East Caribbean Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1988/83

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 September 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451954456.001

ISBN: 9781451954456

Keywords: tourist, air travel, tourist arrivals, hotel rooms, tourist expenditure

This paper studies recent developments in tourism in the East Caribbean countries (ECC) and reviews government policies to support tourism. The paper also presents a model to explain the movements of tourist arriva...

Pacific Island Countries
			: In Search of a Trade Strategy

Pacific Island Countries : In Search of a Trade Strategy »

Volume/Issue: 2014/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hong Chen , Lanieta Rauqeuqe , Shiu raj Singh , Yiqun Wu , and Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498324342.001

ISBN: 9781498324342

Keywords: tourist, tourist arrivals, tourists, tourism industry, destination country, Globalization: General,

International trade is vital for economic prosperity in Pacific island countries, but their trade performance has been weak over the past decade with the exception of resource-rich countries. Small country size and...

Revisiting Tourism Flows to the Caribbean

Revisiting Tourism Flows to the Caribbean »

Source: Revisiting Tourism Flows to the Caribbean : What is Driving Arrivals?

Volume/Issue: 2014/229

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicole Laframboise , Nkunde Mwase , Joonkyu Park , and Yingke Zhou

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498351560

Keywords: income elasticity, Carribean, tourism arrivals, expenditure, tourist, destinations, hotels, hotel, Models with Panel Data, tourism arrivals and expenditure,

The Caribbean share of the global tourism market has been declining. This study examines what is driving tourism flows. It estimates the determinants of tourism and explores variations based on sample differences,...

Flying to Paradise

Flying to Paradise »

Source: Flying to Paradise

Volume/Issue: 2016/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sebastian Acevedo Mejia , Lu Han , Marie Kim , and Nicole Laframboise

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2016

ISBN: 9781498375108

Keywords: airlift supply factors, tourist, tourist arrivals, airlines, tourists, Time-Series Models, Models with Panel Data,, Aviation, Caribbean, United States

This paper studies the role of airlift supply on the tourism sector in the Caribbean. The paper examines the relative importance of U.S.-Caribbean airlift supply factors such as the number of flights, seats, airlin...