Universitas Indonesia Conferences, 7th International Symposium of Journal Antropologi Indonesia

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Lingko Lodok Tourism Development in Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara: Blessing or Curse
Hardian Eko Nurseto, Dede Tresna Wiyanti, Budhi Gunawan

Building: Soegondo Building
Room: 524
Date: 2019-07-25 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Last modified: 2019-06-18


Sustainable tourism development is often regarded as one of the manifestations of the idea of ​​sustainable development which in addition to emphasizing the aspects of economic benefits, also gives attention to environmental sustainability and social equity. However, anthropologically, tourism development can also cause problems that are detrimental to many parties. It is recognized that the development of the tourism sector has the potential to cause socio-cultural transformation that harms communities in tourism destination area. In this regard, this paper discusses issues related to Lingko Lodok tourism development in Manggarai District, East Nusa Tenggara Province. The results of the study show the magnitude of economic potential that can be obtained from Lingko Lodoktourism development, however, at the same time, such development has led to social friction among the stakeholders. In order to be able to achieve the optimal benefits of Lingko Lodok tourism development, the application of the principles of collaborative management and community-based rural tourism development is a fundamental thing to do.

Keyword:Lingko Lodok, Community-based, Rural, Tourism.