Home Village Tourism So Competitive VILLAGE populist-based tourism has become one of the leading Indonesian tourism. Yogyakarta exemplifies the emergence of villages and community-managed tourism is now able to contribute to a better economy for the community.
Former Minister of Culture and Tourism I Gede Ardika that since the 1990s strongly encourage the establishment of tourist villages expressed a similar thing.
"Model-based tourism a strong democracy must grow from the bottom. Yogyakarta is the first to realize this concept. Tourism Village Tanjung for example, has succeeded in first, then followed the villages around. Leaders in Cape Tourism Village, a sort of foster father and transmit science to another village, "said Ardika in Bali recently.
Now, through the Ecological Tourism Village Bali (Bali DWE), Ardika as coach Bali DWE pass and implement the establishment of tourist villages in Bali.
Around 1993, there are five tourist villages established. Each has its own uniqueness and can complement each other. One village nurtured with the help of money from the government, while four others through mentoring.
"One village was given capital by the government, only lasted a few years. Based on that experience, I no longer want to use the model of Santa Claus-style help. We chose to do the coaching and mentoring. The process is so much longer, it took many years. But the result is far better. In essence the concept of rural tourism should emerge from society itself, while the Bali DWE only assist, "he said.
Four guided tours of Bali DWE village, is now beginning and many foreign tourists visited the archipelago. In fact, never ogled, as far ari access downtown and not maintaining the uniqueness of the village. The fourth village, the village is Tenganan, Sebetan, Nusa Ceningan, and Plage.
Tenganan Village A few days ago Tenganan Tourism Village is located in Karangasem, about 1.5 hours from Denpasar, being one of the pilot villages visited by the participants World Committee on Tourism Ethics Meeting. Occurred long discussions among participants.
They admire the wisdom of indigenous peoples, including how to organize a spatial point emphasizes the balance of nature and man. "This way is much more powerful in my opinion. Moreover, indigenous villages provisions guaranteed in the Constitution of 1945. I hope, what is already established indigenous villages are not violated by the government."
During this time, the light Ardika, local governments often violate a predefined spatial indigenous villages. For example customary provisions violated the green line in Bali, trimmed and built the building. Finally, in the long run, especially, all the balance disrupted, â €? Ardika said.
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