Ministry of Tourism - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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TOURISM PROGRAM - VOTE 3802

The Tourism Program seeks to sustain and grow Ontario's tourism industry through 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. The Ministry works in partnership with tourism associations and businesses to strengthen and build the tourism industry by promoting Ontario worldwide as a premier, four-season tourist destination. Activities include working with stakeholders to develop destinations and innovative tourism experiences, identifying tourism development opportunities, and providing strategic intelligence. Ministry agencies support the Ontario Tourism Strategy and market Ontario tourism domestically and abroad. The Ministry is working on transformation programs to increase agency sustainability and service quality.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Tourism 63,296,500 71,022,400 (7,725,900) 107,921,185
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 63,296,500 71,022,400 (7,725,900) 107,921,185
  Total Operating Expense 63,296,500 71,022,400 (7,725,900) 107,921,185



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
3802-1 Tourism      
  Salaries and wages     7,121,600
  Employee benefits     715,000
  Transportation and communication     653,500
  Services     5,321,500
  Supplies and equipment     985,700
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Tourism Investment Development   50,000  
     Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation   41,684,500  
     Ontario Place Corporation   1,043,400  
     St. Lawrence Parks Commission   5,471,300 48,249,200
  Other transactions      
     Guarantees Honoured - Tourism Redevelopment Incentive Program     250,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     63,296,500
  Sub-Items:      
  Investment Development      
  Salaries and wages   1,591,900  
  Employee benefits   167,000  
  Transportation and communication   208,600  
  Services   1,934,500  
  Supplies and equipment   55,000  
  Transfer payments      
     Grants in Support of Tourism Investment Development   50,000  
  Other transactions      
     Guarantees Honoured - Tourism Redevelopment Incentive Program   250,000 4,257,000
  Tourism Marketing      
  Transfer payments      
     Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation   41,684,500 41,684,500
  Tourism Division      
  Salaries and wages   5,529,700  
  Employee benefits   548,000  
  Transportation and communication   444,900  
  Services   3,387,000  
  Supplies and equipment   930,700  
  Transfer payments      
     Ontario Place Corporation 1,043,400    
     St. Lawrence Parks Commission 5,471,300 6,514,700 17,355,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     63,296,500
  Total Operating Expense for Tourism Program     63,296,500