Impact of Tourism Policy Implementation in the Development of Regional Tourism Strategic Area (Case Study: Nambo Beach in Kendari City, Indonesia)

  • Sitti Hairani Idrus Faculty of Social and Political Science, Halu Oleo University, Indonesia
Keywords: Regional Tourism Strategic Area, Kendari, tourist destination, Nambo Beach, government policy


This paper aims to analyse the impact of national and regional tourism policy implementation in the development of Nambo Beach tourist destination as one of the Regional Tourism Strategic Area (RTSA) in Kendari City, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. Three baselines of government policy are discussed in this paper, namely 2009, 2011 and 2016 baseline due to the government regulation issued in these specific years. Government policy is required regarding improvement of amenity and accessibility of a tourist destination. The method of the research is literature study and observation in the tourist site, the Nambo Beach. In the literature study we conducted analysis the regulation which supported the tourism sector in both national and regional level. Through field survey, we collected primary data from field survey and secondary data from Kendari Statistic Agency regarding the development of tourism infrastructure in and outside the Nambo Beach. The result showed that the regulation established in 2009 and 2011 for national level and 2016 at the regional level have been supporting the development of tourism sector in Kendari particularly the Nambo Beach RTSA as indicated by the growing of the facilities in the Nambo Beach at least 60% as well as the external facilities such as hotels and rooms which growth up in average more than 100% and roads infrastructure was about 150% in the last ten years.


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