Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Indonesian Village Tourism Development: A Legal Analysis

Author(s): Ristina Yudhanti

Tourism village is a form of tourism development that has tourism products including cultural value and has strong traditional characteristics. Wonogiri Regency is a district that is enthusiastically promoting the potential of tourism villages. Therefore, paying attention to the tourism potential of villages in Wonogiri Regency and find the accurate strategy to realize an advanced and sustainable tourism village in order to help improve the regional economy by not eliminating local wisdom. This research is a qualitative research that produces descriptive data of tourism locations in Wonogiri Regency’s villages using interview techniques, field observations, documentation, and other physical evidence. The obtained and collected data will be analyzed qualitatively. The results showed that the potential of tourism villages in Wonogiri Regency various in type and quantity. This result also resulting any obstacles that arise during the implementation of activities. The obstacles that arise in the development of tourist villages in Wonogiri Regency most likely caused by human resources, inadequate infrastructure, least of promotion, and the legal vacuum on governing the tourism villages. Hence, a general strategy is needed based on the classification of pioneering, developing, and advanced tourism villages and a specific strategy in accordance with the obstacles that are the inhibiting factors.

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