Caribbean report by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)
From the document:
The direct contribution of Travel & Tourism to GDP in 2013 was USD15.3bn (4.4% of GDP). This is forecast to rise by 3.8% to USD15.9bn in 2014.This primarily reflects the economic activity generated by industries such as hotels, travel agents, airlines and other passenger transportation services (excluding commuter services).
But it also includes, for example, the activities of the restaurant and leisure industries directly supported by tourists.
The direct contribution of Travel & Tourism to GDP is expected to grow by 3.5% pa to USD22.3bn (4.5% of GDP)
by 2024.The total contribution of Travel & Tourism to GDP (including wider effects from investment, the supply chain and induced income impacts, see page 2) was USD49.0bn in 2013 (14.0% of GDP) and is expected to grow by 4.0% to USD51.0bn (14.2% of GDP) in 2014.
It is forecast to rise by 3.4% pa to USD71.5bn by 2024 (14.5% of GDP).