Economic Benefit of Whale Shark Tourism in Akudiomi Village, District Yaur, Nabire Regency

JURNAL SUMBERDAYA AKUATIK INDOPASIFIK

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Title Economic Benefit of Whale Shark Tourism in Akudiomi Village, District Yaur, Nabire Regency
Manfaat Ekonomi Ekowisata Hiu Paus (Rhincodon typus) di Kampung Akudiomi Distrik Yaur Kabupaten Nabire
 
Creator Marsaoly, Muhammad Fajar
Bato, Marjan
Widiastuti, Nurhani
 
Description Model utilization of whale sharks that benefit the economy as well as providing protection against a whale shark can be done through tourism with the concept of ecotourism. Akudiomi village is one of the villages in the region of Teluk Cenderawasih National Park that has the object and attraction-based whale sharks. Increased tourist arrivals to the region has given economic benefits for all parties. The purpose of this research is to know the economic benefit gained by the stakeholders and in particular to know the welfare of the local travel business operators of whale shark ecotourism activities. The study was conducted from March to May 2014 in Kampung Akudiomi Nabire district of Papua province. The results of the study informs that activity-based ecotourism whale sharks in the waters Akudiomi had a positive impact that is bringing economic benefits to all stakeholders, including local communities. The economic benefits obtained by each party is different, depending on the policies in the tariff, as well as the type of activity and the number of tourist visits. Although it has provided economic benefits, the welfare of the local travel trade is still relatively low (33%) and moderate (67%), the general ability of a per capita income lower than the level of consumption.
Model pemanfaatan hiu paus yang memberi manfaat ekonomi sekaligus memberikan perlindungan terhadap hiu paus dapat dilakukan melalui pariwisata dengan konsep ekowisata. Kampung Akudiomi merupakan salah satu kampung di wilayah Taman Nasional Teluk Cenderawasih yang memiliki objek dan daya tarik wisata berbasis hiu paus. Meningkatnya kunjungan wisatawan ke wilayah ini telah memberi manfaat ekonomi bagi berbagai pihak. Tujuan penelitian ini yaitu mengetahui manfaat ekonomi yang diperoleh para pemangku kepentingan dan secara khusus mengetahui tingkat kesejahteraan pelaku usaha wisata lokal dari aktifitas ekowisata hiu paus. Studi dilakukan pada bulan Maret hingga Mei 2014 di Kampung Akudiomi Kabupaten Nabire Propinsi Papua. Hasil penelitian menginformasikan bahwa kegiatan ekowisata berbasis hiu paus di perairan Akudiomi telah memberikan dampak positif yaitu mendatangkan manfaat ekonomi bagi para pemangku kepentingan termasuk masyarakat lokal. Manfaat ekonomi yang diperoleh oleh masing-masing pihak berbeda-beda, tergantung dari kebijakan dalam penetapan tarif, serta jenis kegiatan dan jumlah kunjungan wisatawan. Meskipun telah memberi manfaat ekonomi, tingkat kesejahteraan pekerja wisata lokal masih tergolong rendah (33%) dan sedang (67%), secara umum kemampuan pendapatan perkapita lebih kecil dari tingkat konsumsi.
 
Publisher Fakultas Perikanan dan Ilmu Kelautan, Universitas Papua
 
Date 2017-05-15
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ejournalfpikunipa.ac.id/index.php/JSAI/article/view/25
10.30862/jsai-fpik-unipa.2017.Vol.1.No.1.25
 
Source JURNAL SUMBERDAYA AKUATIK INDOPASIFIK; Volume 1, Number 1, May 2017; 105-118
JURNAL SUMBERDAYA AKUATIK INDOPASIFIK; Volume 1, Number 1, May 2017; 105-118
2550-0929
2550-1232
 
Language ind
 
Relation https://ejournalfpikunipa.ac.id/index.php/JSAI/article/view/25/14
 

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