Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Economics, Business, Entrepreneurship, and Finance (ICEBEF 2018)

Geoproduct Development as Part of Geotourism at Geopark Belitong

Authors
Ayu Krishna Yuliawati, Rofi Rofaida, Budhi Pamungkas Gautama, Mohamad Sapari Dwi Hadian
Corresponding Author
Ayu Krishna Yuliawati
Available Online May 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icebef-18.2019.27How to use a DOI?
Keywords
geoproduct; geopark; geotourism; Belitong
Abstract
Geopark in Indonesia has SMEs which are engaged in geoproduct development. Geoproduct are products and services created by the community living in the surrounding geopark areas. Geopark has become a targeted destination for geotourism in Belitong, Indonesia. These geopark have unique geoproduct development. The objectives of this research is to map geoproducts in the geopark and the role geoproducts play in geotourism. The research method used is qualitative and descriptive using primary and secondary data. The SMEs in Belitong are located around the geopark’s buffer zone. The result of this study shows that geoproduct varied in terms of the nature of the product, and quality. Most of the products are culinary and handicraft product using local grown ingredients and indigenous knowledge. The proposed strategy for developing a variety of geoproducts is a global value chain strategy that helps producers compete in marketing their product at geotourism site.
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AU  - Mohamad Sapari Dwi Hadian
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