NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Cruise lines and air carriers could start seeing the benefits of a more open Cuba within a year, while it might take longer for hotels, according to Wedbush Securities analyst Gil Luria.

"The airlines that serve Cuba from Latin America such as Copa Holdings (CPA) would benefit from the loosening travel restrictions," Luria told TheStreet. "Also, the cruise lines that serve the Caribbean such as Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) , which would be an obvious one to add a Havana stop to gain new tourists."


- Written by Scott Gamm for TheStreet.

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This article is commentary by an independent contributor. At the time of publication, the author held no positions in the stocks mentioned.

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