The Nature of Management Tourism Area to Embody Welfare Society (Tourism Law Perspective)

Liani Sari, A. M. Yunus Wahid, Badriyah Rifai, Farida Patittingi


This research aimed is (1) to know and understand the nature of the management of tourism areas for the sake of welfare of indigenous peoples: (2) to find out the regulation concept ideally of the management of tourism areas for the indigeneous people’s welfare. The research’s result showed that the essence of the management of tourism areas is the preservation of natural resources in order to improve the welfare of indigenous peoples. In terms of the regulation concept of the management of tourism areas, it can be classified into three stages: the first stage (1961-1969), the second phase (1969-1998), and the third phase (1999 to now). The management of tourism itself was conducted not only by one party, but also cooperated by amongst tourism company, community, and government. Based on the research, the management of tourism in District Jayapura is managed only by the indigenous people. The implementation of the tourism’s management was based on Community Based Tourism (CBT), which was the development of a tourist destination concept through the empowerment of local communities.

Keywords: Tourism Management, Welfare Society.

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