Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Applied Social Sciences, Business, and Humanity, ICo-ASCNITY, 2 November 2019, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Research Article

Tourism Potential in Nagari Kamang Hilia, Agam Regency West Sumatera

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.1-11-2019.2294003,
        author={Rini Eka Sari and Novi  Yanita and Abdiani Khairat Nadra},
        title={Tourism Potential in Nagari Kamang Hilia,  Agam Regency West Sumatera},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Applied Social Sciences, Business, and Humanity, ICo-ASCNITY, 2 November 2019, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICO-ASCNITY},
        year={2020},
        month={4},
        keywords={tourism potential tourist attraction nagari kamang hilia},
        doi={10.4108/eai.1-11-2019.2294003}
    }
    
  • Rini Eka Sari
    Novi Yanita
    Abdiani Khairat Nadra
    Year: 2020
    Tourism Potential in Nagari Kamang Hilia, Agam Regency West Sumatera
    ICO-ASCNITY
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.1-11-2019.2294003
Rini Eka Sari1,*, Novi Yanita1, Abdiani Khairat Nadra1
  • 1: Business Administration Department, Politeknik Negeri Padang
*Contact email: rini@pnp.ac.id

Abstract

This paper explores the tourism potential in Nagari Kamang Hilia, Agam Regency, West Sumatera Province, Indonesia, analyzed from the concept of tourism attraction. As an area granted with the natural beauty, Nagari Kamang Hilia has hills, caves, and forests. Besides, it also has farming land for rice field, cocoa, dragon fruit, orange, durian and cassava. The study used qualitative approach. Data collection is obtained by conducting observation, in depth interview to several related informants and also documentation study. The data is then analyzed by using triangulation, comparing the result of observation, in depth interview and documentation study. The research finding reveals that there are some villages in Nagari Kamang Hilia that have tourism potentials in the form of natural attractions, cultural and artificial attractions to be developed as soft adventure tourism, rural tourism, and cultural and history tourism.