Community Empowerment through Community-based Tourism Management - A Case Study conducted in Bongo Village, Batudaa Pantai Sub-district, Gorontalo Regency

Enni Akhmad, Yuwin R. Saleh, Mujahid Damopolii

Abstract

Empowering community means giving an authority to the community to perform something which actively involves in economic activities, such as tourism management. This research aims at providing a community empowerment model through tourism management, such as lodgings and rental vehicles, souvenir shops, and tour guides. The research employs a qualitative method with the following stages: (1) collecting the secondary and primary data through field interviews, focus group discussions, and participant observations (2) sorting the data by selecting those related to economic activities and tourism site management as well as how tourism management integrated with the economic activities and English learning is (3) displaying the data by explaining types and models of economic activities to integrate the tourism site management, economic activities and English learning (4) drawing conclusion by verifying the presented data. The data are then analyzed using a triangulation combination design between the source and method. The finding shows that the communities may empower their life through a tourism management model of CommunityBased Tourism. The implication of this finding for theories of community empowerment based on community tourism is discussed.

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Akhmad E., Saleh Y. and Damopolii M. (2018). Community Empowerment through Community-based Tourism Management - A Case Study conducted in Bongo Village, Batudaa Pantai Sub-district, Gorontalo Regency.In Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH, ISBN 978-989-758-343-8, pages 46-50. DOI: 10.5220/0007414900460050


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ancosh18,
author={Enni Akhmad and Yuwin R. Saleh and Mujahid Damopolii},
title={Community Empowerment through Community-based Tourism Management - A Case Study conducted in Bongo Village, Batudaa Pantai Sub-district, Gorontalo Regency},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH,},
year={2018},
pages={46-50},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007414900460050},
isbn={978-989-758-343-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 1: ANCOSH,
TI - Community Empowerment through Community-based Tourism Management - A Case Study conducted in Bongo Village, Batudaa Pantai Sub-district, Gorontalo Regency
SN - 978-989-758-343-8
AU - Akhmad E.
AU - Saleh Y.
AU - Damopolii M.
PY - 2018
SP - 46
EP - 50
DO - 10.5220/0007414900460050