Proceedings of the 3rd International Seminar on Tourism (ISOT 2018)

Sustainable Tourism Development (The Perspective of the Tourism Stakeholders in Biak Numfor, Papua, Indonesia)

Authors
Diena Mutiara Lemy, Yustisia Kristiana, Theodosia C Nathalia
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Diena Mutiara Lemy
Available Online June 2019.
Keywords
tourism destination; sustainable tourism; tourism stakeholders
Abstract
Indonesia has a variety of tourism destinations that are potential and meaningful. The historical value contained in it can be developed so that it also has commercial value. It can be seen significantly that the tourism sector has become an industry that contributes a lot in providing high foreign exchange inputs for the country. However, the tourism industry in Biak Numfor Regency in Papua has not been growing well for the past ten years. This beautiful destination is slowly being forgotten by tourists. Therefore, it is very important to identify factors affecting the tourism sector in this destination. This paper is discussing about the perspective of the tourism stakeholders in Biak Numfor, Papua, regarding the condition of tourism sectors in this destination. Sustainable tourism concept was chosen as the foundation of the perspective. In order to gain the insights, a Focus Group Discussion was conducted. The results show that there were several factors identified as important for sustainable tourism in Biak Numfor: accessibility, infrastructures, destination management and planning, destination promotion, inspirational leaders, and community awareness
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Proceedings
3rd International Seminar on Tourism (ISOT 2018)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
June 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-732-4
ISSN
2352-5398
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