Ministry of Tourism and Recreation - Vote 830

TOURISM PROGRAM - VOTE 3802

The Tourism Program seeks to sustain and grow Ontario's tourism industry through the implementation of the Ontario Tourism Strategy, which directly links to the priority Strong People, Strong Economy and key result to Ensure a Competitive, Business Environment that will Attract Jobs to, and Investment in, Ontario's Economy. Activities include providing the industry with strategic information and analysis, facilitating partnerships to strengthen competitiveness and improve service quality, working with industry stakeholders and other ministries to identify tourism development opportunities and marketing Ontario as a year-round world-class travel destination. The Program also operates Travel Information Centres and manages provincially-owned tourism attractions. In addition, it supports agencies and convention centres in achieving their mandates and manages their accountibility relationships with the province.

TOURISM PROGRAM 3802 - Operating Expenses Summary

ItemACTIVITIES 

2005-06
Estimates
$

Change
from
2004-05
$

2004-05
Estimates
$

2003-04
Actual
$

1 Tourism   71,022,400 (-35,645,000) 106,667,400 145,154,412
     
  Total Operating Expenses   71,022,400 (-35,645,000) 106,667,400 145,154,412
     
  Amount to be Voted   71,022,400 (-35,645,000) 106,667,400 145,154,412
     


TOURISM PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification of Activities and Sub-activities - OPERATING EXPENSES

Tourism (3802-1) Activity $
Salaries and wages 7,121,600
Employee benefits 715,000
Transportation and communication 643,800
Services 12,027,300
Supplies and equipment 966,200
Transfer payments
$
Grants in Support of Tourism Investment Development
50,000
Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation
42,791,500
Ontario Place Corporation
985,700
St. Lawrence Parks Commission
5,471,300
Transfer payments Subtotal 49,298,500
Other transactions
Guarantees Honoured - Tourism Redevelopment Incentive Program 250,000
Activity Total 71,022,400


Investment Development Sub-activity $
Salaries and wages 1,591,900
Employee benefits 167,000
Transportation and communication 210,100
Services 2,207,200
Supplies and equipment 58,200
Transfer payments
Grants in Support of Tourism Investment Development 50,000
Other transactions
Guarantees Honoured - Tourism Redevelopment Incentive Program 250,000
Sub-activity Total 4,534,400


Tourism Marketing Sub-activity $
Transfer payments
Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation 42,791,500
Sub-activity Total 42,791,500


Tourism Division Sub-activity $
Salaries and wages 5,529,700
Employee benefits 548,000
Transportation and communication 433,700
Services 9,820,100
Supplies and equipment 908,000
Transfer payments
$
Ontario Place Corporation
985,700
St. Lawrence Parks Commission
5,471,300
Transfer payments Subtotal 6,457,000
Sub-activity Total 23,696,500


Total Operating for Tourism Program 71,022,400