The Meaning of Destinations Competitiveness

Ira Nuriya Santi, Zakiyah Zahara


Studies on the competitiveness of tourist destinations has been dominated by quantitative research is deemed not able to explain the phenomena behind reality. For that it is necessary to develop in- depth study through an approach that is capable of photographing the reality of truth revealed by tourists, because none of the correct measurement, all depends on the context. The aim of this study is to explore the meaning of competitiveness of tourist destinations through the perception of tourists to Pantai Tanjung KarangBeach. Subjects in this study were tourists. Metnggunakan qualitative research methods with a knife phenomenological analysis. Data collected by observation, observation, analysis and in-depth interviews description. To that end, researchers will attempt to mix and mingle with the subject of research. Findings meaning of competitiveness may provide an overview for policy makers (government) in making the regulation of tourism that benefits can be felt by all parties involved (government, private and public), the policy created is expected to create increased competitiveness among the competition of tourist destinations tight


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