Proceedings of the 3rd Asia Pacific International Conference of Management and Business Science (AICMBS 2019)

The Function of Social Media as a Promotion Tool for Tourism Destinations

Authors
Ira Nuriya Santi, Adfiyani Fadjar
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Ira Nuriya Santi
Available Online 13 April 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.200410.020How to use a DOI?
Keywords
social media, digital marketing, promotion, tourism destinations, tourism marketing
Abstract

Globalization and technological development make information spread easier and faster, particularly through social media. Tourists can get new information just in seconds. Social media can be used as an innovative tool to promote tourism destinations, especially in Indonesia. The use of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as a new ‘word of mouth’ promotions enables tourists to share their holiday experiences, seen by millions of others who want to have the same experience. The purpose of this study is to investigate the development of social media and tourism in Indonesia and to identify the role of social media in promoting tourist destinations in Indonesia. The data of this qualitative study was collected from books, journals and articles. This study finds that social media play a prominent role in promoting tourist destinations in Indonesia.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd Asia Pacific International Conference of Management and Business Science (AICMBS 2019)
Series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
13 April 2020
ISBN
978-94-6252-954-0
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aebmr.k.200410.020How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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