IJSSH 2016 Vol.6(7): 551-556 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2016.V6.709

Local Government Attitudes toward Sustainable Tourism Development (Case of Bandung City, Indonesia)

Yulia Windarti
Abstract—National Medium-term Development Plan (RPJMN) 2010-2014 as a basis of local governments in Indonesia in formulated Regional Plan is explaining that sustainable development requires a balance of three primary pillar which are: economic, social and environmental. In related with that, sustainable tourism development describes as development of tourism to gain economic benefit without damaging environment, ecological balance and social needs. Bandung City’s Regional Medium-term Development Plan (RPJMD) 2009-2013 provide indicators of tourism development and sustainable development of the city which related to environment conservation. Local governments provide an established program within which to operationalize the indicators of tourism development and sustainable development. This paper examines the extent to which sustainable development of tourism is reflected in the practice and attitudes of local government in Bandung City.

Index Terms—Sustainable, tourism, development, government, economic, social, environmental, impact.

Yulia Windarti is with the Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University, Japan (e-mail: yuliawindarti@gmail.com).

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Cite: Yulia Windarti, " Local Government Attitudes toward Sustainable Tourism Development (Case of Bandung City, Indonesia)," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 6, no. 7, pp. 551-556, 2016.

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