Tourist Preferences in East Flores District

Show simple item record Ina Veronika Ginting, Engang Komesty Sinaga, Rachmat Mulyawan 2019-09-13T11:03:28Z 2019-09-13T11:03:28Z 2016-05
dc.identifier.issn 2352-5428
dc.description.abstract East Flores Distric is one of district at East Nusa Tenggara that has natural and cultural tourist attractions potential. Based on the data from Swisscontact in 2013 there is an increasing number of international tourists visiting each years, but in the last year 2014, the target of tourists visiting is not as expected. They visited East Flores District in less than two days. Therefore, to meet the target of tourists visiting at East Flores District, an analysis of tourist preferences need to conduct in order to extend the tourists' length of stay at East Flores. East Flores District has the main spiritual event as tourist attraction potential that is located in Larantuka as the capital city of East Flores namely is Samana Sancta as an Easter Celebration (Holy Week) due of Larantuka is broadly known as a place for Catholic Pilgrims. Besides that Larantuka also has the natural and cultural beauty that have to be developed as one of tourism destination. This becomes a challenge for the stakeholders of East Flores to attract people to travel to Larantuka beside than Semana Sancta event motive. The research method is applied with descriptive quantitative methode and design with descriptive analysis, and use Chi Square for the analysis technique. Based on datas and analysis during the research, the result of analysis, that tourist preferences in East Flores can be determined from : (1)tourist profile aspect dominated by domestic and international tourists, (2)Structure preferences aspect based on destination option, information availability, family and relative recommendation, norms and culture reason, (3)Decision making of visiting East Flores determined by tourist's internal and external motivation. The conclusion, tourist preference motivated from their internal motivation, which is pilgrim activitie en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher ATLANTIS PRESS en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research;
dc.title Tourist Preferences in East Flores District en_US

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