Tourism safety and security: The role and best practice from the super priority destination Lake Toba

Liyushiana, Liyushiana and Ika, Berliani Lase and Cindy, Khairunisa Marpaung and Putriani, Br Sinamo and Rizkiyah, Putri (2023) Tourism safety and security: The role and best practice from the super priority destination Lake Toba. In: Proceeding Book The International Hospitality Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference.

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Tourism is a dynamic activity that involves many people and enlivens various fields of business. In tourism activities Security is an important factor. Security is an environmental condition in a tourism destination that provides a sense of calm, free from fear and anxiety for tourists, because in fact security is the main reason tourists come to visit tourism destinations. Lake Toba which is a super priority tourism destination and as the focus of this research itself stores various data that are less positive regarding security and safety in traveling. In 2018, the KM Sinar Bangun accident that killed 167 people still remains in the memory of many people and the loss of a local tourist while swimming in Lintong NiHuta Barumun Village. This event certainly adds to the anxiety of tourists when traveling on Lake Toba. Therefore this study aims to identify interested parties in tourism security standardization in the Lake Toba Region and identify the implementation of security-based tourism service standardization in the Lake Toba DSP. The research method used in this study is the qualitative method, where interactive-based qualitative research and normative legal research are the main reference in operational research. The type of data used in this research is qualitative data and is supported by quantitative data. This type of data was taken from primary data sources and secondary data, and the data collection in this study included literature studies, interviews, and field observations. The results of this study indicate that tourism safety is the main issue related to the interests of many parties, and the scope of the tourism business that requires certification adapts to the characteristics of the DSP of Lake Toba, and also the implementation of standardization of security-based tourism services on Lake Toba is quite good, as can be seen from the involvement various parties in making it happen.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tourism destinations, Lake Toba, Security. Tourism, Lake, safety.
Subjects: Urban & Regional Technology & Development > Emergency Services & Planning
Urban & Regional Technology & Development > Recreation
Economics and Business
Depositing User: - Annisa -
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2023 01:50
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2023 01:50

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