Multifaceted Challenges in Tourists and CommunitiesVol. 2 No. 1 (2022)
Increasing the socio-economic impact caused by tourism development on the local population needs to adopt several attitudes according to the impact felt directly or indirectly. However, according to some perspectives, this development has positive and negative impacts. The issue of resident-tourist relations has been widely discussed recently. Therefore, many case studies are being conducted that discuss the impact on residents and tourists. This issue presents multifaceted challenges among tourists and communities by analyzing the attitudes of local residents and tourists towards tourism development.
The Challenges of Tourism Sustainability During The PandemicVol. 1 No. 2 (2021)
The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought the global tourism to a standstill. Being a labor-intensive industry, tourism is the worst affected sector. Since the last few years, the concept of sustainability has become an integral part of planning and developing any destination. Through its strong multiplier effect, it supports a wide variety of jobs for every strata of society. Hence, without tourism the innumerable suppliers of goods and services to the industry would unable to sustain their business and livelihood. In Indonesia, many government policies to lockdown in many countries, social distancing, and the restriction of social activities have forced the breaking of the links of tourism industry, including among others: transportation, hospitality or hotel, tourist attraction, and other businesses. This current issue aims to publish a collection of studies and good practices which explore the challenge and strategies in how tourism sector can continue to adapt post covid-19 pandemic in the future.
Sustainable Tourism Development from Rural and Technology PerspectiveVol. 1 No. 1 (2021)
The importance of economic diversification and rural development increases - an objective condition to discuss new opportunities of using resources at the full value and in a sustainable way. Rural areas have significant natural, human, economic and cultural potential and their development supports the regional growth. On the other hand, the tourism and hospitality industry has also been influenced by the rapid development of information technology (IT) in the last few decades. The growth and transformational impact of IT as an integral part of tourism destination is widely recognized as it has effectively connected tourists and destination more than ever before, and consequently influenced tourist behavior and destination development.
Today we are seeing increasing engagement of these technologies to address sustainability issues. Given the key role of adoption and development of IT in achieving the SDGs and facilitating the sustainable development of tourism, there is a paucity of studies in this academic sphere. Therefore, the current issue aims to publish a collection of studies and good practices, which explore the contribution of adoption and development of IT in tourism destination in achieving the SDGs as well as the development in rural area perspectives.