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Authors: Norhazliza Halim ; Hebby Wilanda ; Syuhaidah Hamdi ; Aznida Abdullah and Syukriah Hassan

Affiliation: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai and Malaysia, Malaysia

ISBN: 978-989-758-315-5

Keyword(s): Community, Community Based Tourism, Community Benefiting through Tourism

Abstract: Community-Based Tourism (CBT) is a tool to improve the quality of life of the rural local community by creating direct employment opportunities as well as increasing income levels and consequently reducing the level of poverty in the rural areas. After a few decades, variants of CBT are formed to advocate sustainability in rural tourism industry such as Community Benefiting through Tourism (CBtT). By understanding CBtT concept will lead to a different perspective of Community-Based Tourism. The purpose of this study is to examine the implementation of CBtT on selected projects in Indonesia. The case study focused on Saung Angklung Udjo, a successful CBT project which preserving Sundanese culture in Bandung, Indonesia. Saung Angklung Udjo presents authentic, educative, attractive, and live performances that are substantially the authenticity of Sundanese culture. By reviewing related literature and existing projects, this paper explains how community gain benefits from tourism. The fin dings show that Community Benefiting through Tourism (CBtT) has been implemented at Saung Angklung Udjo. It is proved by indirect community involvement in tourism activities and benefiting community by increasing household income; improving skills and knowledge; encouraging youth, women, poor and disadvantaged minority group; socio-cultural preservation; and conservation of natural and cultural resources. (More)

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Halim, N.; Wilanda, H.; Hamdi, S.; Abdullah, A. and Hassan, S. (2017). Community Benefiting through Tourism as A Tool for Empowering the Community – Case Study of Saung Angklung Udjo in Bandung, Indonesia.In 1st International Conference on Islamic Economics, Business, and Philanthropy - Volume 1: ICIEBP, ISBN 978-989-758-315-5, pages 880-885. DOI: 10.5220/0007091708800885

@conference{iciebp17,
author={Norhazliza Halim. and Hebby Wilanda. and Syuhaidah Hamdi. and Aznida Abdullah. and Syukriah Hassan.},
title={Community Benefiting through Tourism as A Tool for Empowering the Community – Case Study of Saung Angklung Udjo in Bandung, Indonesia},
booktitle={1st International Conference on Islamic Economics, Business, and Philanthropy - Volume 1: ICIEBP,},
year={2017},
pages={880-885},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007091708800885},
isbn={978-989-758-315-5},
}

TY - CONF

JO - 1st International Conference on Islamic Economics, Business, and Philanthropy - Volume 1: ICIEBP,
TI - Community Benefiting through Tourism as A Tool for Empowering the Community – Case Study of Saung Angklung Udjo in Bandung, Indonesia
SN - 978-989-758-315-5
AU - Halim, N.
AU - Wilanda, H.
AU - Hamdi, S.
AU - Abdullah, A.
AU - Hassan, S.
PY - 2017
SP - 880
EP - 885
DO - 10.5220/0007091708800885

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