Research Paper | Tourism | Indonesia | Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015
Social Capital Contribution in Development of Marine Ecotourism in Tomia Island Wakatobi National Park
Abstract: This research aims to know social capital contribution for development of marine ecotourism in Tomia Island Wakatobi National Park, and the factors that affect social capital in development of marine ecotourism in Tomia Island Wakatobi National Park. Research was done in August year 2013 in region of Tomia Island, used descriptive method through in depth interview, documentation study and direct observation. Selection of respondent used sampling random technique. Research concludes that Philosophy Kanokkau in Tomia's society becomes a social capital that guiding and controlling for every individual to engage in social institution, including of marine ecotourism, for example, by involve in performing Benteng Patua Festival and by cooperates of mothers of PKK in Lamanggau village with side management of resort Onemobaa to wash clothes of the Onemobaa tourists and supply of cottage. Henceforth, earnings of village from result of tourist visit to Tomia is used to add income of mothers of PKK and partial again to fill village cash and for realized development of fence at length of roadway in village of Teemoane sub-district of Tomia. Positive Factor that Affects social capital in Tomia Island is existence of regulation roommates made to the result of agreement between members, management of ecotourism and local government to guard continuity of fish in the area Let's rock Drunk and Negative factors are still existence of violation to regulation about mining of sea sand and dissatisfy roommates felt by members of village of Lamanggau to execution of the agreement that has been made with side management Onemobaa resort about electricity contribution.
Keywords: Social Capital, Marine Ecotourism
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015,
Pages: 1568 - 1575
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