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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-604-M2007052
    Description:

    This Canadian Tourism Satellite Account Handbook developed by Statistics Canada is intended as a guide to how the Canadian Tourism Satellite Account (CTSA) is compiled. The Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) has become the internationally recognized framework and a vital tool by which to measure tourism activity in an economy. The goal of this handbook is to make the CTSA and its inner workings as transparent as possible by bringing previous internal documentation into the public realm along side previously published documents and new documentation. By sharing the Canadian practical experiences in development of the TSA, it should benefit other countries and other interested practitioners in the process of developing and understanding TSAs.

    This handbook covers information on the relevant tourism and national accounting concepts and definitions related to the CTSA. Detailed explanations of the various survey data sources and the methods used to move this data into the TSA framework are discussed.

    Release date: 2007-12-14

  • Table: 13-604-M2007058
    Description:

    This paper highlights the Canadian Tourism Satellite Account (CTSA) developed by Statistics Canada. The CTSA provides an economic measure of the importance of tourism in terms of expenditures, Gross Domestic Product and employment for Canada. It permits a comparison of tourism with other industries within Canada since the concepts and methods used are based on the framework of the Canadian System of National Accounts. The study revealed that tourism is an important part of Canada's well diversified economy. This paper presents the results of the CTSA for reference year 2002.

    Release date: 2007-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 13-604-M2007057
    Description:

    This publication presents estimates of government revenues attributable to tourism for years 2000 to 2006. The main data sources are the Canadian Tourism Satellite Account, National tourism indicators, the Income and expenditure accounts, the Input-Output tables and T-4 tax remittance files.

    Government revenue covers receipts from taxes on incomes (i.e., on employment earnings, corporate profits, net income of unincorporated business and government business enterprises), contributions to social insurance plans (i.e., premiums for Canada/Quebec Pension Plan, Employment Insurance and Workers Compensation), taxes on production and products (such as sales and property taxes), and from sales of government goods and services. These revenue sources are broken down into parts that can and cannot be attributed to tourism, for government as a whole and for the three levels of government (federal, provincial/territorial and municipal) separately. Estimates of the government revenue generated per dollar of tourism spending are reported as well.

    The publication contains several summary tables showing revenues attributable to tourism by level of government and by source of revenue, as well as several appendix tables showing results by detailed industry and commodity. It also contains a discussion of the concepts, definitions, data sources and methods used in the study.

    Release date: 2007-09-10

  • Journals and periodicals: 87-212-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication presents data and analytical text on trips and socio-economic characteristics of Canadians travelling within Canada. Trip information includes purpose, activities, mode of transportation, length of stay, origin and destination, and expenditures. In addition to providing national data, the publication also includes some tables presenting provincial and metropolitan detail.

    Release date: 2006-12-06

  • Table: 24-10-0025-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 428-0001)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 1 series, with data for years 1980 - 2005 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Price index (1 item: Travel price index).
    Release date: 2006-09-20

  • Table: 24-10-0026-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 428-0002)
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description: This table contains 1 series, with data for years 1980 - 2006 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Price index (1 item: Travel price index).
    Release date: 2006-09-20

  • Articles and reports: 13-604-M2005048
    Description:

    This paper highlights the new Canadian Tourism Satellite Accounts (CTSA) developed by Statistics Canada. The CTSA provides an economic measure of the importance of tourism in terms of expenditures, Gross Domestic Product and employment for Canada. It permits a comparison of tourism with other industries within Canada since the concepts and methods used are based on the framework of the Canadian System of National Accounts. The study revealed that the importance of tourism increased in Canada and that international visitors have become increasingly more important to Canadian tourism since the publication of the first Tourism Satellite Account for the year 1988. This paper presents the results of the CTSA for reference year 2000.

    Release date: 2005-10-03

  • Stats in brief: 13-604-M2005047
    Description:

    This paper discusses the revision policy of Canada's National Tourism Indicators (NTI) and summarizes results from some recent studies of data revisions to the NTI. The discussion is timely, as the adoption of explicit data revision policies has been emphasized recently as an essential element in the good governance of statistical systems.

    The paper starts with a brief description of the NTI, their underlying conceptual framework, and their sources and methods. Next comes a discussion of the need for data revisions, and an outline of various types of revisions. Then a few sections are devoted to the new NTI revision policy adopted with the first quarter 2004 estimates, and the associated costs and benefits. Revision studies, which have been used to assess quality of national accounts estimates, and the database established to track data revisions to the NTI are described next. Last, results from some recent NTI data revision exercises and studies are summarized.

    Release date: 2005-01-28

  • Articles and reports: 87-003-X20050017825
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article presents a trend analysis of the tourism trade balance between Canada and the United States using data from the International Travel Survey. Specifically, the article is an attempt to identify the factors or travel characteristics that had the greatest effect on the tourism trade balance since 1991. Pre-1991 data are not considered. The study focuses exclusively on travel between Canada and the United States because the U.S. contributes more than any other country to Canada's international travel receipts and is the country where Canadian travellers spend the most outside Canada.

    Release date: 2005-01-26

  • Journals and periodicals: 87-003-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Travel-log is a quarterly tourism newsletter that examines international travel trends, international travel accounts and the travel price index. It also features the latest tourism indicators and includes feature articles related to tourism.

    Release date: 2005-01-26
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  • Table: 24-10-0017-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 426-0017)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 961 series, with data for years 2006 - 2010 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography, province visited (11 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...), Travel characteristics (46 items: Visit duration, total, same day and overnight; Visit duration, same day; Visit duration, overnight; Point of origin expenditures; ...), Type of travel duration (2 items: Total visits; Overnight visits).
    Release date: 2017-02-21

  • Table: 24-10-0022-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 426-0022)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 715 series, with data for years 2011 - 2012 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography, province visited (11 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...), Visits characteristics (34 items: Visit duration, total, same day and overnight; Visit duration, same day; Visit duration, overnight; Purpose of trip, pleasure, vacation holiday; ...), Type of visits duration expenditures (2 items: Total visits expenditures; Overnight visits expenditures).
    Release date: 2017-02-21

  • Table: 24-10-0023-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 426-0023)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 264 series, with data for years 2011 - 2012 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography, province visited (11 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...), Type of expenditures (12 items: Total reallocated expenditures; Accommodation; Vehicle rental; Vehicle operation (including gas and repairs); ...), Visit duration (2 items: Total visits; Overnight visits).
    Release date: 2017-02-21

  • Table: 36-10-0347-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 387-0004)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description: This table contains 60 series, with data for years 1986 - 2012 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and was last released on 2013-01-09. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Travel category (2 items: Inbound international travel; Outbound Canadian travel ...), International travellers (25 items: Total travel; United States; Overnight; United States; Same day; United States ...), Seasonal adjustment (2 items: Unadjusted; Seasonally adjusted at quarterly rates ...).
    Release date: 2013-01-09

  • Table: 36-10-0348-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 387-0005)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description: This table contains 6 series, with data for years 1986 - 2012 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and was last released on 2013-01-09. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Receipts and payments (3 items: Spending in Canada by foreign residents (receipts); Spending in foreign countries by Canadians (payments); Receipts minus payments; international travel account ...), Seasonal adjustment (2 items: Unadjusted; Seasonally adjusted at quarterly rates ...).
    Release date: 2013-01-09

  • 26. Exchange rates Archived
    Table: 36-10-0349-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 387-0006)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description: This table contains 11 series, with data for years 1986 - 2012 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and was last released on 2013-01-09. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Foreign currencies (11 items: United States (dollar); United Kingdom (British pounds); Germany (mark); France (franc) ...).
    Release date: 2013-01-09

  • Table: 36-10-0351-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 387-0009)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description: This table contains 10 series, with data for years 1986 - 2012 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and was last released on 2013-01-09. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Components (10 items: Gross domestic product (GDP) at market prices; Final domestic demand ...).
    Release date: 2013-01-09

  • Table: 13-009-X
    Description:

    The National Tourism Indicators (NTI) are used to monitor supply, demand, employment and GDP for tourism in Canada on a timely basis. Estimates go back to the first quarter of 1986, and is no longer being released. The indicators are based on benchmarks taken from the Tourism Satellite Accounts. The quarterly statistics are derived using selected components of consumer spending and of GDP by industry and various industry and travel surveys. They are available about 90 days after the reference period. The NTI provide seasonally adjusted, current and constant price estimates, both actual levels and percentage changes. A brief analysis of the quarterly results is included as well as occasional articles. This product was commissioned by the Canadian Tourism Commission to provide quarterly updates for the Tourism Satellite Account.

    Release date: 2012-09-28

  • Table: 13-604-M2007058
    Description:

    This paper highlights the Canadian Tourism Satellite Account (CTSA) developed by Statistics Canada. The CTSA provides an economic measure of the importance of tourism in terms of expenditures, Gross Domestic Product and employment for Canada. It permits a comparison of tourism with other industries within Canada since the concepts and methods used are based on the framework of the Canadian System of National Accounts. The study revealed that tourism is an important part of Canada's well diversified economy. This paper presents the results of the CTSA for reference year 2002.

    Release date: 2007-10-16

  • Table: 24-10-0025-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 428-0001)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 1 series, with data for years 1980 - 2005 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Price index (1 item: Travel price index).
    Release date: 2006-09-20
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  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015898
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    To help the reader understand the dynamics of the domestic travel market in Canada, this article briefly describes the relative situations of the provincial domestic travel markets using one of their most important characteristics, travel expenditures.

    Release date: 2001-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015899
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The decade ended on a positive note with Canada welcoming a record 19.4 million overnight international tourists, a 3% increase over 1998. Although visitation showed in comparison to the 7% increase a year earlier, this was the largest number of overnight visitors recorded over the history of the international travel survey.

    Release date: 2001-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015900
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines the nature and magnitude of Canada's travel account deficit sicne 1980. Trends and issues relating to Canada's travel account with the United States and with all other overseas markets. The final section provides a conclusion and outlook.

    Release date: 2001-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015901
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In 1999, travel expenditures in Canada totalled $50.1 billion, of which $20.1 billion or 40% was transportation-related. Canadians and foreigners travel billions of kilometres per year in Canada - by air, train or boat or in road vehicles, including private passenger vehicles as well as urban buses and intercity motor coaches providing scheduled or charter services.

    Release date: 2001-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015902
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The number of passengers on transborder flights between Canada and the United States has increased significantly since 1995. The 1995 base year conincides with the signing of the Open Skies Agreement, which opened up air travel markets between these two countries. The agreement has resulted in substantial changes to air travel in North America.

    Release date: 2001-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015903
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This chapter describes three specific industry sectors, all very important to tourism: traveller accomodation services, food services and drinking places, travel agencies and tour operators. These sectors generated just over half of the goods and services purchased by all visitors in Canada in 1999.

    Release date: 2001-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015904
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The phenomenon of consolidation, characterized by mergers, acquisitions and alliances, is an excellent means of responding to globalization, and constitutes an increasingly common way for companies to position themselves on the global chessboard.

    Release date: 2001-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015905
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article is above concerned with results. Concepts and methodologies employed are not discussed. The results of the Canadian TSA for 1992 are presented. The structural changes that occurred between 1988 and 1992 are also discussed. Detailed results from 1988 and 1992 are reported in the appendices.

    Release date: 2001-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015906
    Geography: Census metropolitan area
    Description:

    Tourism in Canadian Cities, A Statistical Outlook is a valuable source of information, and in some instances the only source, for Convention and Visitor Bureau's (CVBs) across Canada to profile visitors to their city. This article will examine how Tourism Vancouver - The Greater Vancouver Convention and Visitors Bureau used the information.

    Release date: 2001-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 87-403-X20010015907
    Geography: Census metropolitan area
    Description:

    This article will detail several useful examples of how these statistics are actually being applied in the day-to-day work of OTCCUQ personnel.

    Release date: 2001-10-12
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-605-X201300511865
    Description:

    With the release of the first quarter 2013 estimates in June 2013, the National Tourism Indicators (NTI) were revised from the first quarter of 2009 to the fourth quarter of 2012. In addition, all data series expressed at 2002 prices (adjusted for inflation) have been rebased to the 2007 reference year. The change affects National tourism indicators data adjusted for inflation from 1986 to date. This article explains the impact of new and revised data on the NTI.

    Release date: 2013-09-27

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-604-M2007052
    Description:

    This Canadian Tourism Satellite Account Handbook developed by Statistics Canada is intended as a guide to how the Canadian Tourism Satellite Account (CTSA) is compiled. The Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) has become the internationally recognized framework and a vital tool by which to measure tourism activity in an economy. The goal of this handbook is to make the CTSA and its inner workings as transparent as possible by bringing previous internal documentation into the public realm along side previously published documents and new documentation. By sharing the Canadian practical experiences in development of the TSA, it should benefit other countries and other interested practitioners in the process of developing and understanding TSAs.

    This handbook covers information on the relevant tourism and national accounting concepts and definitions related to the CTSA. Detailed explanations of the various survey data sources and the methods used to move this data into the TSA framework are discussed.

    Release date: 2007-12-14

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-604-M2004045
    Description:

    How "good" are the National Tourism Indicators (NTI)? How can their quality be measured? This study looks to answer these questions by analysing the revisions to the NTI estimates for the period 1997 through 2001.

    Release date: 2004-10-25

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-009-X20030046842
    Description:

    How good are the National Tourism Indicators (NTI)? How can their quality be measured? This study looks to answer these questions through analysis of the revisions to the NTI estimates for the period 1997 through 2001.

    Release date: 2004-03-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-594-G
    Description:

    This guide provides indicators that are used to monitor supply, demand and employment for tourism in Canada on a timely basis. The guide provides information on the methods used to derive the supply, demand and employment indicators. It also provides information on the seasonal adjustment method and the derivation of constant dollar series. This guide was commissioned by the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC), following a pilot project providing quarterly and annual updates for the Tourism Satellite Account (TSA 1988).

    Release date: 2001-02-21

  • Notices and consultations: 87-003-X19970012882
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The purpose of this article is to inform Travel-log readers of the availability of a new analytical tool - the National Tourism Indicators. These estimates, which measure trends in tourism in Canada, are placed in perspective here, taking into account the concepts and definitions used in developing them.

    Release date: 1997-01-08

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 1910
    Description: The National Tourism Indicators (NTI) provide timely information which facilitates ongoing monitoring and analysis of tourism and its related activities in Canada.
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