Proceedings of the 13th International Interdisciplinary Studies Seminar, IISS 2019, 30-31 October 2019, Malang, Indonesia

Research Article

Development Strategy in Mangrove Tourism Area Exotic Mengare Gresik Regency East Java

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.23-10-2019.2293012,
        author={Erlinda  Indrayani and Mukhammad Fatchul Alam and Mochammad  Fattah},
        title={Development Strategy in Mangrove Tourism Area Exotic Mengare Gresik Regency East Java},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 13th International Interdisciplinary Studies Seminar, IISS 2019, 30-31 October 2019, Malang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={IISS},
        year={2020},
        month={3},
        keywords={tourism ecos development},
        doi={10.4108/eai.23-10-2019.2293012}
    }
    
  • Erlinda Indrayani
    Mukhammad Fatchul Alam
    Mochammad Fattah
    Year: 2020
    Development Strategy in Mangrove Tourism Area Exotic Mengare Gresik Regency East Java
    IISS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.23-10-2019.2293012
Erlinda Indrayani1,*, Mukhammad Fatchul Alam1, Mochammad Fattah1
  • 1: Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia
*Contact email: erlinda_indrayani@ub.ac.id

Abstract

Mangrove Tourism Area Mengare is a new tourism area that was operated in mid-2017and this area has a wide range of attractions which oriented to nature features such as river, beaches, tropical forest vegetation, and mangrove. Besides the function as a tourism place, it also has an important role in the ecological function to withstand the abrasion. Due to their both functions, it must be maintained for the continuity of the region's function. Research aims of this research were to analyse, acknowledge and determine (1) The condition of mangrove tourism area Mengare with ECOS approach (2) value of Recreational Zone index on mangrove tourism Area Mengare and (3) Ecotourism development strategy. The research was held in March in 2019. This research was done by qualitative descriptive study with the sampling techniques, purposive sampling, and incidental sampling, with four data collection techniques i.e. interviews, observations, documentation, and questionnaire. The Data obtained was analyzed by the ECOS approach. The results of this research showed that the tourist area of Exotic Mengare Mangrove is in intermediate status. Where the tourism area is still oriented to nature and has done the addition of technology their in. So that the development strategy carried out has to set ecological functions and positively impact the socio-economic community around.