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Social Engineering Model To Improve The Ability Of Tourism-Based Society In Managing The Local Potential Around Lake Toba In North Sumatera

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Ria Manurung, Rizabuana Ismail, Iskandar Muda



Social Engineering, Tourism-Based Society, Social Potential and Batak Value.



The purpose of this study is to identify social potential of the communities around Lake Toba and the values supporting and hindering the development activities of the area of tourism. The study was conducted using a quantitative-qualitative approach using questionnaires method to 100 respondents, in-depth interviews, non-participant observation, and focus group discussions. The study was conducted in three regencies, namely Simalunggun Regency, Samosir Regency, and the Tobasa Regency. The result of this study indicates that there is a value hindering the behavior of the ethnic communities in supporting tourism activities that position them as fishermen or service providers for the tourists.



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