The Importance Of Tourism Awareness Groups In West Halmahera Regency Tourism Development Policies

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Thamrin Husain , Saiful Deni , Zubair Saing


Tourism development in the West Halmahera Regency, North Maluku Province, requires a suitable and sustainable approach to preserve the civility and continuity of behaviours instilled and enforced by parents, religious leaders, and community leaders. This study aims to comprehend the Tourism Awareness Group's engagement in the Policy for Development of Tourism Destinations in Tuada and Bobanehena Villages, Jailolo District, West Halmohera Regency. This research employs a qualitative methodology and is constructivist. This study demonstrates that the Tourism Awareness Group in Tuada Village and Bobanehena Village is aware of its tourism potential, allowing for the development of particular measures to facilitate tourists' entry to West Halmahera Regency during their vacations. In addition, there are sociocultural obstacles in tourist growth, and the Tourism Awareness Group is conscious that it must continue to foster cooperation with essential stakeholders in West Halmahera Regency's tourism development.

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