Identifying Factors of Sustainable Tourism in West Sumatera: A Qualitative Analysis

Emrizal, Emrizal and Primadona, Primadona (2020) Identifying Factors of Sustainable Tourism in West Sumatera: A Qualitative Analysis. In: ICO-ASCNITY 2019, 2 November 2019, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia.

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This study aims to determine the potential of West Sumatra as one of the world's tourism destinations in the development of sustainable tourism. West Sumatra is the only region in Indonesia that won the Best Platinum Province Award for Investment and Platinum Province Potential in the category of Tourism in Indonesia Attractiveness Award 2018. Sustainable tourism is to take full account of current and future economic, social and environmental impacts, addressing the needs of visitors, tourism industry, environment and host community. This research was conducted quantitative and qualitatively by survey method by collecting data using indept-interview, observation, FGD and questionnaire involving six locations in West Sumatra which had very interesting tourist attractions. The principle of the Minang ethnic community, one of which is by developing halal tourism, makes West Sumatra able to provide tourist specifications at the international level by becoming the main destination for Muslim tourists. The limitation of this research is that it has not been able to thoroughly explore the main factors in the development of sustainable tourism in West Sumatra with a focus on the local cultural order.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: sustainable tourism destinations halal tourism culture norms values
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2021 07:02
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2021 07:02

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