Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Engineering, Science, and Commerce, ICESC 2019, 18-19 October 2019, Labuan Bajo, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia

Research Article

Development of Community-Based Tourism Monbang Village – Alor, Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.18-10-2019.2289941,
        author={Elim  Lau and Melky  Kabu and Samson  Lobang},
        title={Development of Community-Based Tourism Monbang Village -- Alor, Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Engineering, Science, and Commerce, ICESC 2019, 18-19 October 2019, Labuan Bajo, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICESC},
        year={2019},
        month={12},
        keywords={community-based tourism cultural tourism local community},
        doi={10.4108/eai.18-10-2019.2289941}
    }
    
  • Elim Lau
    Melky Kabu
    Samson Lobang
    Year: 2019
    Development of Community-Based Tourism Monbang Village – Alor, Indonesia
    ICESC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.18-10-2019.2289941
Elim Lau1,*, Melky Kabu1, Samson Lobang1
  • 1: Politeknik Negeri Kupang
*Contact email: elimralau@gmail.com

Abstract

Monbang Village is located in Alor Regency which has a unique traditional clothing culture and is made by tree bark and the local community usually calls the Ka Tree. In addition, the village also has traditional dances such as lego-lego and cakalele and they have other activities which is they make fires from bamboo. Through tourism cases studes, this paper critically analyzes how well community-based tourism is generally accepted with reality in the field. It focuses on how local community handle their roles as ambassador to maintain their unique daily lives. Community members are often the only “locals” who are visited by many tourists. This study tries to make the project development community method by the community and the need for an effective exit strategy with SWOT analysis.