Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Indonesian Social and Political Enquiries, ICISPE 2019, 21-22 October 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Ecotourism Development-based on Local Wisdom of Coastal Community in Biak Numfor Regency Papua Province

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.21-10-2019.2294347,
        author={Agustina  Sanggrangbano and Firmansyah  Firmansyah},
        title={Ecotourism Development-based on Local Wisdom of Coastal Community in Biak Numfor Regency Papua Province},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Indonesian Social and Political Enquiries, ICISPE 2019,  21-22 October 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICISPE},
        year={2020},
        month={4},
        keywords={ecotourism; local wisdom; coastal community},
        doi={10.4108/eai.21-10-2019.2294347}
    }
    
  • Agustina Sanggrangbano
    Firmansyah Firmansyah
    Year: 2020
    Ecotourism Development-based on Local Wisdom of Coastal Community in Biak Numfor Regency Papua Province
    ICISPE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.21-10-2019.2294347
Agustina Sanggrangbano1,*, Firmansyah Firmansyah1
  • 1: Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
*Contact email: agustinsanggrangbano@students.undip.ac.id

Abstract

Biak Numfor is an island district located in the Saireri region of Papua Province which has abundant natural resources and a strong local culture as a potential for coastal tourism that can be developed to improve the economy of the local community. Thus, this study aims to provide an overview of ecotourism potential and the formulation ecotourism development concept based on local wisdom as a recommendation for local governments in making tourism development policies. The development of local wisdom-based ecotourism in Biak Numfor Regency is based on the principle of sustainable development. This study uses a quantitative descriptive approach with primary data sources in the form of observations and in-depth interviews as well as secondary data from various publications in 2012-2018. The results of this study indicate that Biak Numfor Regency has a variety of tourist objects consisting of nature tourism, beach tourism, marine tourism and historical tourism as well as cultural tourism "Munara Wampasi" which is annually conducted, in which the management requires the equalization of concepts and synergy between local governments and local communities to optimize ecotourism which will have a direct impact on improving the community's economic condition.