Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Gender Equality and Ecological Justice, GE2J 2019, 10-11 July 2019, Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Empowerment of Local Woman as Initiator of Supporting Space for Tourism, Case Study: Widuri Beach, Pemalang, Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.10-7-2019.2298859,
        author={Suzanna Ratih Sari and Rina  Kurniati and Muhammad Fariz Hilmy},
        title={Empowerment of Local Woman as Initiator of Supporting Space for Tourism, Case Study: Widuri Beach, Pemalang, Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Gender Equality and Ecological Justice, GE2J 2019, 10-11 July 2019, Salatiga, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={GE2J},
        year={2020},
        month={8},
        keywords={local woman empowerment tourism development sapta pesona},
        doi={10.4108/eai.10-7-2019.2298859}
    }
    
  • Suzanna Ratih Sari
    Rina Kurniati
    Muhammad Fariz Hilmy
    Year: 2020
    Empowerment of Local Woman as Initiator of Supporting Space for Tourism, Case Study: Widuri Beach, Pemalang, Indonesia
    GE2J
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.10-7-2019.2298859
Suzanna Ratih Sari1,*, Rina Kurniati1, Muhammad Fariz Hilmy1
  • 1: Diponegoro University
*Contact email: ratihsaris@yahoo.com

Abstract

Widuri beach is one of tourist destinations in Pemalang Regency. As a consequence, there would be several supporting tourist spaces created to support the tourism activities. However, the supporting tourist spaces are currently in improper condition, especially related to their arrangement in the beach area until the problems related to the tourism development program, sapta pesona. While women's awareness related to the creation of supporting tourist spaces in Widuri tourist area is very lacking. Thus, through this research, there will be studied supporting tourist spaces created by the participation of local women, as well as their arrangement, sustainability, and the increased awareness specifically regarding sapta pesona. By using qualitative method, researchers are expected to disentangle in detail phenomena related to women's participation and supporting tourist spaces, as well as strategies to increase women's awareness in environmental quality and make sustainable tourism activities on Widuri beach.