Empowerment of Rural Community through the Development of Village Tourism

Encang Saepudin, Pawit M. Yusup, Agus Rusmana

Abstract

The development of community based tourism is a strategic effort in building the community. Rural tourism development is a long-term and potential investment for society and government. This study will examine the "empowerment of the village community through a village tourism development program". The purpose of this research is to find out the strategy of empowering rural community in developing tourist village through the stage of awareness, organizing, and resource delivery. This result of the research can be used to convince the government how important the role and participation are for the community toward tourism village development program as factors in achieving the program objectives. This research uses qualitative approach with10 informants purposively selected. The results showed that the awareness process was conducted through an open discussion process between community leaders, religious leaders, youth, and the government officers. The organizing process is carried out by empowering existing organs with strengthening through organizational coaching. Delivery of resources is done by the provision of physical resources and human resources.

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in Harvard Style

Saepudin E., Yusup P. and Rusmana A. (2017). Empowerment of Rural Community through the Development of Village Tourism.In 2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 1: ICSE, ISBN 978-989-758-316-2, pages 422-426. DOI: 10.5220/0007099504220426


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icse17,
author={Encang Saepudin and Pawit M. Yusup and Agus Rusmana},
title={Empowerment of Rural Community through the Development of Village Tourism},
booktitle={2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 1: ICSE,},
year={2017},
pages={422-426},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007099504220426},
isbn={978-989-758-316-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - 2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 1: ICSE,
TI - Empowerment of Rural Community through the Development of Village Tourism
SN - 978-989-758-316-2
AU - Saepudin E.
AU - Yusup P.
AU - Rusmana A.
PY - 2017
SP - 422
EP - 426
DO - 10.5220/0007099504220426