Proceedings of the lst International Cohference on Geography and Education (ICGE 2016)

Strategy for Tourism Development in Ex-Tin Mining, Lake Pongkar Tanjung Balai Karimun, Riau Islands, Indonesia

Authors
T. Putri Tiara, Darsiharjo Darsiharjo
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T. Putri Tiara
Available Online November 2016.
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Keywords
Tourism development strategy, resource management, lake tourism, ex-tin mining
Abstract
Government aggressively explores mining potential because of the limited ability of the state to earn revenue from other sectors. The mining activities have been taking place in Riau Islands since many years ago. Tanjung Balai Karimun is one of the lead mining regions in Riau Islands that would have a negative impact as a result of tin mining The main problem raises at the post-mining area is environmental change, a decrease in soil physical, changes in land topography and much more. Post-mining activities carried out by a particular company and the community on the island resulted a gaping hole which filled with rainwater that eventually becomes a lake which is not used optimally. In this case, the Lake Pongkar has a potential to be utilized as a tourist attraction. This study aim is to make a development strategy of Lake Pongkar as a tourist attraction that can be use by the government or anyone who want to utilize excavated tin mines. Data analysis has used SWOT analysis to assess all the strategies elaborated so far to develop The lake Pongkar as a tourist attraction. The result of the study showed that Pongkar Lake can be developed as a sustainable tourism with internal and external factors owned.
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Proceedings
lst International Cohference on Geography and Education (ICGE 2016)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2016
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978-94-6252-329-6
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icge-16.2017.30How to use a DOI?
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