Geotourism Reinterpretation towards Natural Tourist Attractions in Bandung Basin, West Java, Indonesia
Shandra Rama Panji Wulung, Budi Brahmantyo
Shandra Rama Panji Wulung
Available Online June 2019.
- bandung basin; geotourism reinterpretation; natural tourist attraction
- Geoutourism is one form of alternative tourism for tourists visiting Bandung, to support the development of geotourism in the Bandung Basin, the first thing to do is to adjust the understanding of the scope of geotourism to nature-based tourist attraction through geotourism reinterpretation in policy documents of tourism development master plan. This study aims to reinterpret geotourism on the attraction of nature-based tourism in Bandung Basin area. The research approach used is qualitative research with an analysis unit based on the six elements of geotourism box concept, namely process, form, tourism, geobasic, geohistory, and geo +. Primary data acquisition is carried out through field observations and semi-structured interviews on four natural tourist attractions in Bandung Basin, namely Lembang Fault Area, Pawon Cave, White Crater, and Mount Tangkubanparahu Natural Tourism Park. While secondary data is obtained through the desk study method. Data analysis methods use qualitative content analysis method and descriptive analysis, this analysis is used as a method in the study to consider the shape of the data and information collected in the form of interviews, survey and official documents that require techniques to understand and interpret the data. The results found that nature-based tourist attraction contained in the Tourism Development Master Plan of West Java Province, West Bandung Regency, and Bandung Regency, as a whole is a geotourism attraction based on reinterpretation that refers to the geotourism box concept. Lembang Fault, Pawon Cave, White Crater, and Mount Tangkubanparahu Natural Tourism Park as a natural tourist attraction in the Bandung Basin area meet all elements of the geotourism box, this can be interpreted as a geotourism attraction.
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TY - CONF AU - Shandra Rama Panji Wulung AU - Budi Brahmantyo PY - 2019/06 DA - 2019/06 TI - Geotourism Reinterpretation towards Natural Tourist Attractions in Bandung Basin, West Java, Indonesia BT - 3rd International Seminar on Tourism (ISOT 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 278 EP - 282 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125909398 ID - Wulung2019/06 ER -