The Impact of Tourism on Local Economic Development in Batu (A Study Case : Area of Jatim Park 2)

Febriani, SofhiaDwi (2016) The Impact of Tourism on Local Economic Development in Batu (A Study Case : Area of Jatim Park 2). Sarjana thesis, Universitas Brawijaya.

English Abstract

Batu has tourism potential which benefits its economic development. The potentials ranges from the available natural and man-made tourist and cultural attractions. As one of the cities with the brand image of travel, tourism potential in Batu is strong enough to attract tourist visits which of course helps the economic development process This study aims to determine the impact of the tourism sector on the Local Economic Development (LED) in Batu, especially around tourist area around Jatim Park 2. The data were obtained through interviews, documentation, observation, and additional info taken from the official website. By using a phenomenological approach, the research results show that the Tourism in Jatim Park 2 Region gives significant impact on Local Economic Development in Batu. The impacts include the following sector (1) The development of the informal sector, (2) Employment, (3) Welfare (personal wages and salaries), and (4) Empowerment. To maximize the synergies between the tour manager, government, and community is one of the solutions that can be used to further develop the tourist areas, which certainly can have a big impact on the quality of life of local people there , especially those who are directly involved in the world of SMEs. Maximizing the formation institutions of local communities to participate in activities or certain meeting regarding the needs of tourist attractions is one of the alternatives that could be used to maximize the presence of the tourist area.

Item Type: Thesis (Sarjana)
Identification Number: SKR/FE/2016/122/051603216
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Divisions: Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis > Ilmu Ekonomi
Depositing User: Budi Wahyono Wahyono
Date Deposited: 11 May 2016 14:52
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2021 02:40

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