The Development of the Tourism Industry: A Case Study in Karo Regency, North Sumatera, Indonesia

Munthe, Juliany Serta Malem (2012) The Development of the Tourism Industry: A Case Study in Karo Regency, North Sumatera, Indonesia. Magister thesis, Universitas Brawijaya.

Abstract

Penelitian ini dirancang untuk menggambarkan dan menganalisis pengembangan industri pariwisata di Kabupaten Karo, Indonesia. Kabupaten Karo kaya akan sumber daya alam dan budaya unik tetapi jumlah wisatawan yang dikunjungi domestik dan asing tidak memenuhi harapan permintaan, terutama dalam meningkatkan pendapatan masyarakat setempat. Metode penelitian yang digunakan dalam penelitian ini adalah metode kualitatif. Untuk pengumpulan data, peneliti melakukan pekerjaan lapangan dan menggunakan berbagai sumber bukti seperti dokumen, situs web, dan dalam wawancara mendalam dengan mata pelajaran yang relevan dari pejabat Departemen Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata. Untuk membuat penelitian lebih fokus dan terstruktur, peneliti mengatur fokus penelitian tentang pengembangan industri pariwisata di Kabupaten Karo dalam hal: mengenali potensi dan realisasi program dan kegiatan. peran pemangku kepentingan. dan mengidentifikasi faktor-faktor konstraining. Penelitian menunjukkan bahwa meskipun Kabupaten Karo kaya akan sumber daya alam dan budaya dari pariwisata pemerintah daerah tidak dapat memaksimalkannya. Ada beberapa kendala yang membuat pengembangan industri pariwisata tidak memenuhi harapan, seperti, Departemen Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata sebagai sektor terkemuka tidak dapat menghasilkan sinergi kerja sama antar pemerintah, sektor swasta, dan masyarakat, aksesibilitas yang buruk, aksesibilitas. ke daerah pariwisata, dan yang paling penting adalah kurangnya memenuhi syarat sumber daya manusia. Pada akhir tesis penelitian, peneliti memberikan beberapa rekomendasi seperti: pengembangan pariwisata di Kabupaten Karo harus didukung oleh jenis pariwisata lainnya. Departemen Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata harus dapat meningkatkan hubungan dengan departemen terkait lainnya untuk menciptakan kebijakan, program, dan proyek yang menarik minat sektor swasta dan masyarakat. Dalam faktor sumber daya manusia, poin-poin penting adalah meningkatkan kompetensi sumber daya manusia. Fokus pariwisata harus dalam infrastruktur dan fasilitas. Dan diperlukan dukungan keuangan dari pemerintah ke sponsor pariwisata, terutama untuk kegiatan promosi, menjaga tujuan dan pengembangan pariwisata.

English Abstract

This study is designed to describe and analyze the development of tourism industry in Karo Regency, Indonesia. Karo Regency is rich in natural resources and unique culture but the number of tourist both domestic and foreign visiting are not meeting the demand expectation, especially in increasing the local community`s income. The research method used in this study is the qualitative method. For data collection, the researcher conducted field work and used multiple sources of evidence such as documents, web sites, and in depth interviews with relevant subjects from officials of Department of Culture and Tourism. In order to make the research more focused and structured, the researcher arranged the focus of research on development of tourism industry in Karo Regency in terms of: recognizing potency and realization of programs and activities; the role of stakeholders; and identify the constraining factors. The research shows that even though Karo Regency is rich in natural and cultural resources of tourism local government is unable to maximize it. There are several obstacles make the development of tourism industry is not meeting the expectation, such as, the department of culture and tourism as leading sector is not able to generate synergy of cooperation among government, private sector, and society, limited budget, poor accessibility to tourism area, and the most important is lack of qualified of human resources. In the end of the research thesis, researcher provides some recommendations such as: the development of tourism in Karo Regency must be supported by other types of tourism; department of culture and tourism should be able to enhance the relationships with other relevant departments to create policies, programs, and projects which attract the interest of private sector and society; In human resources factor, the important points are to improve the competency of human resources; the focus of tourism should be in infrastructure and facilities; and It is required financial support from government to sponsor tourism, especially for promotional activities, maintaining tourism`s objectives and development.

Item Type: Thesis (Magister)
Identification Number: TES/338.479 1/MUN/d/041300149
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 338 Production > 338.4 Secondary industries and services
Divisions: S2/S3 > Magister Ilmu Administrasi Publik, Fakultas Ilmu Administrasi
Depositing User: Endro Setyobudi
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2013 14:28
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2022 07:29
URI: http://repository.ub.ac.id/id/eprint/156028
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