Collaboration of stakeholders in the development of ecotourism of Tangkahen village in Pulang Pisau regency of Central Borneo

Keywords: collaboration, collaborative governance, stakeholder, ecotourism, development.


Indonesia is known for its various panoramas of natural beauty that are tempting to visit. Various natural tourist destinations in Indonesia are favourite destinations for local and foreign tourists. This is of course a huge potential for the development of Indonesian tourism. The government has also started to promote ecotourism programs as a tourist destination for travellers in Indonesia. Ecotourism is one of the environmentally friendly tourism activities by prioritizing aspects of nature conservation, aspects of socio-cultural empowerment, local community economy, and aspects of learning and education, and ecotourism development is one of the best efforts to save forests from human-caused damage. Cooperation between stakeholders involved in ecotourism development is a way to make it happen. This article aims to analyze collaboration between stakeholders in the development of ecotourism in Tangkahen Village in Pulang Pisau district, Central Borneo Province. This research uses descriptive qualitative, data collection techniques are using interviews, observation, and documentation. According to the result there are differences in the strategic mission of each stakeholder and the development of ecotourism depends on regional finances. The supporting factors for this collaboration are the role of the ecotourism manager as well as the traditional religious leaders in the village and a very strong role of the head of the working group team to accelerate tourism development.

JEL Classification: Q01, Q23, Z32, Z38, O20.


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How to Cite
Hikmah, N., Larasati, E., Purnaweni, H. and Yuniningsih, T. (2021) “Collaboration of stakeholders in the development of ecotourism of Tangkahen village in Pulang Pisau regency of Central Borneo”, Management and Entrepreneurship: Trends of Development, 2(16), pp. 31-41. doi: