E3S Web Conf.
Volume 125, 2019The 4th International Conference on Energy, Environment, Epidemiology and Information System (ICENIS 2019)
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|Published online||28 October 2019|
Assessment of Tourism Suitability in Natural Tourism Object of Lengkuas Island, Sijuk District, Belitung Regency, Bangka Belitung Province
Master Program of Environmental Science, School of Postgraduate Studies, Diponegoro University, Semarang - Indonesia
* Corresponding author: Reszi39@gmail.com
The emergence of the tourism era 4.0 is the impact of the 4.0 industrial revolution in the tourism sector. This era was marked by the ease of access to information through digital media. Marine Ecotourism is a tourism activity that reflects cultural heritage, participation, and welfare of local residents also efforts to conserve natural and environmental resources, especially in coastal and island areas. This study aims to determine the suitability of the Lengkuas Island tourist area and the strategy of management and development of Lengkuas Island object. This research was conducted in February - April 2019 on Lengkuas Island, Sijuk District, Belitung Regency, Bangka Belitung Province. Travel suitability measurements based on parameters in the specified matrix will then be adjusted to the Tourism Suitability Index. Variables that will be used consist of, water depth, beach type, beach brightness, beach width, beach slope, current velocity, land cover, dangerous biota, water base material, clean water availability. The results show that Stations 1 (97.6%), II (94%), and III (94%) are very suitable for the category of recreation and swimming. Stations IV (19), V (19), And VI (19) are very suitable for tourist activities especially boating, banana boating, canoeing, and jet skiing.
Key words: Lengkuas Island / Marine Tourism / Suitability Tourism
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