Proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism, Economics, Accounting, Management, and Social Science (TEAMS 19)

The Effect of Visiting Decisions on Destination Images Post Disaster

Authors
Rolland E. Fanggidae, Titania Ariance Pello, Antonio E. L. Nyoko
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Rolland E. Fanggidae
Available Online November 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/teams-19.2019.40How to use a DOI?
Keywords
destination images; natural disaster; visiting decisions
Abstract

Development of increasingly modern world makes us humans are always served with beautiful tourist attractions, magnificent buildings, and technology that is increasingly adequate. However, all these things not last long because at any time can be destroyed and damaged. The damage caused by one problem that often occurs in human life, namely natural disasters. Natural disasters that occur can’t be predicted or avoided by humans. Natural disasters often occur in one important sector in the development of Indonesia, namely the Tourism sector. In the concept of tourism is a dynamic activity that involves many people and enlivens various fields of business. Tourism as an industry that continues to be developed in various places and the development of tourism in Indonesia, including province of East Nusa Tenggara, that very rapid development. The development of tourism industry is able to provide a multiplier effect that influences various sectors in people's lives where tourism industry’s developing. Behind these benefits, tourism industry is an industry that is very vulnerable to conditions related to political, economic and security stability. In East Nusa Tenggara province, especially Kupang City that one of disaster-prone tourist destinations is Oesapa Beach, located in Oesapa Village, Kelapa Lima District, Kupang City. At Oesapa Beach, tidal waves often occur every year, causing severe damage to existing infrastructure on the beach. The damages are like the destruction of lopo’s and cafe’s where visitors can relax and enjoy the beauty of Oesapa Beach. This resulted in the beach becoming damaged and dirty. Based on the description above, the aim is to determine the effect of destination images on visiting decisions and how efforts can be made to prevent and minimize the impact of natural disasters on image of Oesapa Beach tourism objects. This type of research is descriptive-quantitative with quantitative data analysis. Samples were taken as many as 100 visitors Oesapa Beach which is a visitor who visited the beach after and before the disaster. Data collection method uses interviews and questionnaire. The results showed that natural disasters affect the destination images.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism, Economics, Accounting, Management, and Social Science (TEAMS 19)
Series
Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research
Publication Date
November 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-843-7
ISSN
2352-5428
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/teams-19.2019.40How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019, 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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