Universitas Indonesia Conferences, The 4th International Conference of Vocational Higher Education

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Resort Heritage Maros's Potential for World Tourism Destination
Jajang Gunawijaya

Last modified: 2019-04-22


Maros Karst area is an ancient site containing caves, which on the inner walls there are paintings of ancient human palms that lived thousands of years ago. These hand paintings include the remains of the past life that are very rare in the history of human civilization. Thus the site is a tourist attraction that has educational value on the world heritage tourism resorts that need to be preserved and conserved. This research using field observational methods and interview techniques to the managers and found that the ancient Maros site with beautiful natural scenery would be a superior tourist resort with special interest tourism and mass tourism if arranged with a touch of hospitality and amenities while still prioritizing conservation in these historic caves.