Proceedings of the Asia Tourism Forum 2016 - the 12th Biennial Conference of Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Asia

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Implementation of HISTOQUAL Model to Measure Visitors' Expectations and Perceptions in Museum Geology Bandung

Fajar Putra
Service quality in museum influences museum experience, concerning with museum exhibits presentation, personnel competence, empathy, and consumption on products related to the museum. This paper has presented a formal examination on visitor expectations and perceptions of service quality in museum Geology...

The Roles of Food Industries as a Part of Food Tourism Development for Woman Empowerment in Bogor

Agustina Purnomo
This study was conducted to determine the role of food tourism development on Disability Issues of Social Welfare (DISW) women's empowerment in Bogor. Preliminary studies indicate the role of food tourism development on DISW women's empowerment did by food industries, so this study focused on the role...

The Role of Tourism Department and Regional Tourism Promotion Agency in Developing Community Based Tourism

Ni Ketut Bagiastuti, Ni Nyoman Astuti
The main task of tourism department according to the regulation of Bali Governor no 51 of 2008 is to formulate technical policies in the field of tourism, to manage and facilitate the field of tourism, to issue licenses and to carry out public services in the field of tourism, fostering the implementation...

Crocodile Bread As A Ceremonial Marriage Food: Symbolism For The Betawi Ethnic Group (Study Case In Setu Babakan)

Herra Herryani, Tiurma Sinaga, Himawan Brahmantyo
The purpose of this study was to assess the significance of bread crocodiles as symbols for indigenous Betawi people in their wedding processions. The method used in the study was descriptive and qualitative by in-depth interview and observation. The study was conducted in Setu Babakan, Betawi Cultural...

New Approaches in Managing Tourism Higher Education to Produce The Graduates with The Competitiveness in the Era of ASEAN Economic Community

Ahmad Abas, Besty Yustika
Facing the uncertainty of the changes taking place on the application of Asea Economic Community (EAC) at the end of December 2015, this paper discusses what EAC impact on higher education institutions, particularly the higher education institutions of tourism in Indonesia. What strategy should be done...

Did the Solar Eclipse of 9 March 2016 Attract Tourist to Come to Indonesia?

Nuria Haristiani, Ani Wiryani, Arvina Rusli, Asep Nandiyanto, Novie Permatasari, Transmissia Sucahya, Anisa Purnamasari, Desri Sofiani, Widiaty Isma, Ade Abdullah, Mrs. Ana, Ratih Hurriyati
spectacular events in nature. On 9 March 2016, the solar eclipse happened in several regions in Indonesia. This event attracted tourists to visit Indonesia. The tourists came for not only seeing the beautiful solar eclipse scene but also getting sensation of myths and cultures in Indonesia during the...

Increase Regional Potency in Order to Develop Tourism-Based on Resident

Dewi Susyanti, Nining Latianingsih
The rural tourism concept with a unique product characteristics, distinctive and environmental friendly seems to be a new solution for the tourism development in the world. In response for the displacement of tourist interest, in Indonesia grow new tourism options such as rural tour in various provinces...

The spread of Chinese tourism in France, the methodological contribution made by Tour-Operator's brochures.

Marine L'Hostis
this paper aims at presenting the exploratory methodology the author used to identify her fieldwork location, and the first findings about the factors affecting Chinese tourist's mobility in France.

The Influence of Packaging Towards The Purchase Decision of Travel Packages in Bale Seni Barli-Kota Baru Parahyangan

Micky Yunus
West Java has many potential tourist attractions, began to develop at this time, such as natural attractions, artificial, cultural, culinary, and special interest. One tourist attraction that develop nowadays is art tourist destination. Its development can be seen in Bandung, Bandung Regency, and West...

The Potential Ghost Tour in Bandung

Dini Rahmawati
Bandung has places which are believed to be haunted. Those places become spooky for their stories related to miserable death, accidents and myth. Gradually, they have drawn attention of people to visit memorizing miserable past events, but at night. This article explores how this potential ghost tour...

Domestic Tourists' Mindset towards Responsible Tourism Management: A Case Study on Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Mohammad Amin
In spite of being a significant stakeholder in the sustainable and responsible tourism development and management process, worldwide only a few studies exclusively tried to find out tourists' attitudes towards them. Moreover, they are principally missing in case of developing and least developed countries...

Maximising the Local Economic Impact of Heritage Conservation for Cultural Tourism

Libby Edmunds
Cultural tourism is one of the fastest growing segments of the tourism industry. For developing countries rich in cultural and natural heritage, cultural tourism is one of the main contributors to local economic development often providing the motivation to conserve a local community's cultural heritage....

Tourism Management in Cikondang Ancestral Hamlet

Adrian Agoes
In accordance with the Bandung Regency Government's policy to initiate tourism as a way in elevating the living standard of the people, there are some villages declared as tourism village by the government. One of the villages is Lamajang Village, which has various potential for tourism. One of the attractions...

Visitor Preference for Water Park in Bali

Hanugerah Liestiande
Badung is one tourism destination in the island of Bali. The number of tourists visiting the Badung regency in 2013 is more than 1 million tourists. Badung regency has a very diverse tourist attractions ranging from natural resources and man-made resources. Currently it has many emerging water park in...

Tourists' Safety of Coastal Tourism Revisited a study at Parangtritis Beach, District of Bantul, Yogyakarta Special Region

Agatia Tyawati
The research examines on three questions. The first question is to figure out how practices on responding to hazards, disasters, and disaster risks are applied in the field and to what extent human resources and facilities supports the policies, regulations and plans for hazards, disasters and disasters...

The Challege to Realize Sustainable Tourism Yogyakarta Tourist Kampongs' after PNPM Mandiri Pariwisata

Ghifari Yuristiadhi
This study analyzes the extent to which the efforts of two tourist kampongs' in Indonesia to survive developing their potential after a government grant is no longer disbursed, and find out why the tourist kampongs' that get grants from the government are creating a new culture that is totally not rooted...

Tourist Preferences in East Flores District

Ina Ginting, Endang Sinaga, Rachmat Muljawan, Dina Rajagukguk, Gebi Desiani, Renaldy Muharram, Fransiskus Setiawan, Oktaviyani Yusnida, Adinda Farameutia
East Flores Distric is one of district at East Nusa Tenggara that has natural and cultural tourist attractions potential. Based on the data from Swisscontact in 2013 there is an increasing number of international tourists visiting each years, but in the last year 2014, the target of tourists visiting...

Tourism Typologies and Satisfaction Level of Inbound ASEAN Tourists: Perspective from Malaysia

Rupam Konar, Vinayaraj Mothiravally, Jeetesh Kumar
Currently, tourism industry is increasingly becoming a vital catalyst for several Associations of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for its economic development and contribution towards the countries' growth. Malaysian tourism industry is no exception to this and considered as the major source and the...

The Implementation of Sustainable Tourism Object Development Model at Betawi Village Setu Babakan South Jakarta

Mrs. Maryetti, Yohanes Sulistiadi, Darmawan Damanik, Hindun Nurhidayati
Kampung Betawi village one tourist attraction in South Jakarta. The village Betawi setu Babakan still maintains and preserves Betawi culture. Types of cuisine are also vary and distinctive. The purpose of this study is to analyze community empowerment, identify the ecological and socio-economic conditions,...

Hygiene and Sanitation at Street Vendors That Sell Around Monas

Vienna Artina, Wijayanti Prabandasari
Tourists not only enjoy sights seeing at tourist attraction but also enjoy the food provided there. Tourist attractions are always full with street vendors and restaurants. For human life, food is very likely contaminated so that it can cause a disease called food borne disease.This study is conducted...

Application of Lean to Hotel's Operations Raising housekeeping productivityty

Mohd Manaf
The hospitality sector in Singapore is facing a very tight labour market due to a combination of factors, namely, increasing youth aspiration, better educated workforce and the national labour policies on foreign workers. The hotel sector is particularly affected, especially the housekeeping department....

Supply And Demand Analysis Of Stars Hotel In Bandung

Heru Kurniadi, Lien Maulina, Andre Hernowo
This study was created based on analysis for supply and demand in stars hotel in Bandung, this analysis limited to hotels that have 2, 3, and 4 star, the consideration was come up with the reason to make easier on the process of the analysis, from supply and demand analysis was also found the point of...

Relationship Supervision System of Hygiene Sanitation with Food Quality in air Transportaion and Catering Business in Medan

Mrs. Zaitun, Andora Ahmad
This objective of this study was to analyze the relationship supervision system of hygiene sanitation with food quality in air transportation and catering business in Medan. This research used Cross Sectional study design with a population of 67 people of food tester and the population sampled in this...

Tourist "sustainable intelligence" as a premise of segmentation

Priscilla Josary
It is incontestable that sustainable tourism has long been worldwide main issue, however, only a few focus on the tourist as the key factor. In regard to tourist concern, it is essential to discuss tourist "sustainable intelligence" in which it shows tourists' ability to use their knowledge and experience...

Gap Analysis on the Competency of Indonesian Tourism Workers in the ASEAN Economic Community

George Sirait, Nyoman Pinia
Tourism is one of eight professions that are prioritized to be integrated in the framework of ASEAN Economic Community. Among the prioritized professions, tourism has led in producing detail arrangements of mutual recognition agreement in the sector, including by setting ASEAN Common Competence Standards...

E-Commerce: A Tool to Enchance Small Medium Tourism Enterprises

Henry Nugroho, Agusta Ika
Tourism is a highly competitive industry and one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Developing countries have diverse reasons to use tourism as a strategy towards development. Developing countries have been using tourism to generate highly sought after foreign exchange to handle the problems...

Preserving Indonesian Traditional Food An Overview of Food Museum Attraction

Rina Kurniawati, Shanti Lestari
This paper explores the Indonesian traditional food as heritage. It demonstrates that it has an important role in tourism beside its role in fulfilling man's basic necessity. This role is including destination identity, marketing, and income generation. There is global trend for having food museum attraction...

The Effect of Government Policy on Using Fewer Plastic Bags Towards Society's Awarness of Going Green

Mrs. Kuswardhani, Mrs. Zulhelfa
TThe environment and ecosystem life of human being couldn't be apart from natural environment and social environment. Darsono (1995) stated that environment means a place where human beings live with their activities and everything around the society could affect the development of human being life directly...

Integrating Archaeo-Tourism With Geotourism Development in Bantimurung National Park, South Sulawesi Province

Hery Cahyadi
Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park is known with its pre-historic caves that is admitted as the eldest pre-historic caves in the world and base on the research its came from 40,000 thousand years ago. There are more than hundreds pre-historic caves in this national park. But the fact is not many people...

Integrated Development of Tourism Villages In Mt. Merapi Area, Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta

Yeremia Jemadu, Anissa Haqqi, Ferdiansyah Maydelta, Sella Sades, Maliki Ibrahim, Shita Oktaviani, Yasmin Firstiarin, Siti Dasanti, Nur Fatmawati, Hery Cahyadi, Haryadi Darmawan, Rahmat Syam
Mt. Merapi area is one of the main tourism destination in Yogyakarta Province which has several tourism villages, such as Pentingsari, Pulesari, Petung, Kinahrejo, Kelor, Gabugan, Garongan, Trumpon, and Tunggul Arum. But, all of these tourism villages still runs itself so they compete each other and...

Exploring Potential Visitor and Visitor Perception of Destination Image of Palabuhan Ratu through Personal Values

Mohammad Subandi
Purpose - The main purpose of this research is to investigate the effect of personal values on potential visitor and visitor perception of Palabuhan Ratu destination image Methodology - An extensive literature review was carried out to identify factors that influence destination image and to identify...

Exploring the Readiness of Betawi Cultural Village as a Sustainable Cultural Tourism Destination in Jakarta

Dina Mayasari Soeswoyo
Utilization of cultural resources at a tourism destination will create an appropriate alternative solution for areas who have high value of historical and cultural. Many studies support that the development of culture-based tourism destination would strengthen the culture. The linkage of cultural and...

Image Bali as An Ergonomic Island Destination

Ni Made Mahadewi, Ni Ketut Irwanti
For small island economies such as Bali in Indonesia, tourism has been the fastest growing and most important industry accounting for 80% of their external receipts. These island economies have comparative advantages in tourism because of their small market sizes, rich and unique cultural heritage, marine...

Optimizing The Website To Increase The Online Purchasing at Kampung Gadjah Wonderland

Retno Wahyuni, Dede Kuswandi
The era of digitalization now has given a huge impact to all sectors. Internet as one of the tools is used to support all business, especially in tourism industries. Website of an establishment would be a big chance to inform anything about the products. The prospect Kampung Gajah Wonderland is considered...

Writing and publishing books

Sutanto Leo
Writing and publishing book has become a strong intention of every educator. The published book is not only valuable for promotion and selfactualization but also for developing authority and public appreciation. The fact, many educators want to write books but they never start writing. Some have started...

Analysis The Position of Alumni In The Workplace In The Area of Jakarta Cases Study in Sahid Institute of Tourism Jakarta

FX Setiyo Wibowo, Yenny Marya, Abdul Azis
This study aims to analyze positions of Sahid's alumni in the workplace in the area of Jakarta and to determine strategy to raise the positions of Sahid's alumni in the workplace in Jakarta. This research is descriptive qualitative. The analyzed unit is the data of alumni's position in the workplace...

The Srimpi Renggowati: A Study of Sustainable Cultural Tourism in The Art of Classical Javanese Dance in Yogyakarta

Tri Meinal, Reni Rahmawati
Started with our curiosity, how the classical Javanese dance like the Srimpi dance still popular for young dancer in Yogyakarta among of competition popular dance from Japanese, Korean and others foreign culture for young and teenagers. The Srimpi dance turned out still had a place for its existence....

Shopping Behaviour Chinese Tourists In Bali

IGusti Hendriyani
In tourism sector, shopping is a favorite activity for tourists especially for Chinese tourists. Shopping behaviour can be different according to their interest. This research aims at investigating the shopping behaviour of the tourists from China as the second major market in Bali. The questionnaire...

Identifying the key factors influencing sustainable tourism in Bangladesh: A Quantitative Analysis

Sabrina Rahman, Nusrat Jahan
The purpose of this research is to assess the potentials of Bangladesh in becoming one of the major sustainable tourism destinations of the world. Bangladesh - the land of unique natural beauties like the Sundarbans, Cox's Bazar, Sylhet, Hill tracts areas - is a country lying at the apex of the Bay of...

The Influence of Marketing Mix and Customer Purchasing Decision Process on Customer Satisfaction

Agus Riyadi, Sarah Rangkuti
There are many ways to promote the restaurant, one of those ways is Marketing Mix. Customer make a decision first when they finally buy something in the restaurant and ends with satisfy or dissatisfy feeling. The objective of this study were to examine the degree of marketing mix, customer purchasing...

Experiantial Marketing and Customers Relationship Marketing in Creating Customer Value (Customer Survey of 3, 4 and 5 star Hotels in the West Java, Indonesia)

Ananta Danurdara
The research objective is to get empirical evidences as well as to elucidate the phenomenon so that conclusion can be drawn concerning the implementation of Experiential Marketing and Customers Relationship Marketing in Creating Customer Value at stars hotel of 3, 4 and 5 in the West Java Province. The...

The Influence of Gastronomic Tourism Traditional Sundanese Food on Tourist Visit Decisions to Bandung

Ayu Nurwitasari
Gastronomic Tourism is part of the special interests that explore natural resources and the potential to give rise to the nation's cultural arts and special interest attractiveness as a tourist target . Gastronomic tourism give travelers an authentic culinary education and a much greater understanding...

Understanding Generation Y' Perceptions and Purchase Intentions Related to Green Practice in Foodservice Operations

Theodosia Nathalia, Yustisia Kristiana
Purpose - The use of green practices in the foodservice industry has become an interest area in in the world of travel, tourism, and hospitality. Many foodservice operators have accepted the importance of promoting environmental awareness to create competitive advantages. The foodservice industry is...

The Impact of Tourist Accommodation Development Toward The Socio-Cultural Aspects in The Seminyak Village, District of Kuta, Regency of Badung, Bali (in Perspective of the Local Community)

Kadek Wiweka, Komang Arcana
The growth of tourism accommodation (villa) in the district of Kuta Utara, which is so rapid and uncontrolled, tends to have raised some concerns on the impact that may arise (socio-cultural, environmental and economic). The gap between benefit and cost of the phenomenon raises the question of how perception,...

Organizational Commitment and Turnover Intention of Hotel Employees at Melawai Hotel in Jakarta

Purwanti Pramanik, Robiatul Adawiyah, Filma Festivalia
Hotel industry was known as a company with a very high turnover intention (Boella, 2013,p.167). High employee turnover could lead to the emergence of various problems, such as shortage of employees, expenditures for recruitment fees, the cost of training new employees, inefficiency, and productivity...

Model of Empowering Marginalized Communities Around Star Hotels Through Corporate Social Responsibility

Budi Purnomo, Rizky Salzabila
This research aims at creating a model of empowering marginalized communities around star hotels through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Surakarty City, Central Java, Indonesia. This study is of a case study. It uses five techniques for collecting data: observation, questionnaire, in-depth interviewing,...

Jazz in Jakarta: a Challenge for Tourism In the fast-transforming City

Marie Bonneau, Asep Parantika
Jakarta as the core of Java Mega-Urban Region has become an unavoidable stopover on tourist routes. Musical events -as Jazz festivals - in the fast-transforming metropole do attract an ever-increasing number of visitors from the Asia Pacific area, and even further. Tourism managers must from now on face...

Educational Tourism's Product Strategy at Batur Global Geopark, Kintamani - Bali

Komang Arcana, Kadek Wiweka
Educational tourism is one of tourism type from the form of alternative tourism that has been developed between the conventional tourism era and modern tourism era. Generally, alternative tourism tends to develop according to sustainability principals. The packaging of tourism destination potential,...

Destination Image: perception, experience, and behavioural intention: in the context of West Java, Indonesia as a tourist destination

Nono Wibisono
nowadays, Islamic tourism has grown rapidly due to the variance of attractions offered, such as Muslim-friendly hospitality, 'halal' food restaurants and the unique architecture of the mosques that known as 'mosque tourism', which also affects the growth

The Implementation of Community-based Ecotourism Concept in Osing Tourism Village Development Strategy of Banyuwangi Regency, Indonesia

Wiwin Indiarti, Abdul Munir
Rural tourism is one of the sectors having potency and opportunity to develop as the optimization of rural resources in the fighting against poverty. One of the approaches which can be used to develop rural tourism activities is Community-based Ecotourism (CBE) concept in the form of tourism village....