Finite Math Help – Its a story problem?

Musiq asked:

In a developing country, ecotourism has been increasing in recent years. The income y (in thousands of dollars) x years after 2000 can be modeled by y = 1.15x + 14.

What interpretation can be given to the y-intercept of this graph?
When was there 200,000 in ecotourism income? (explain)
How much ecotourism income will there be in 2016?