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IJSTR >> Volume 8 - Issue 11, November 2019 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Development Of An Android-Based Tourism Guide (A Case Study : Sabang City, Indonesia)

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AUTHOR(S)

Muhammad Wali, Rizaldi Akbar, Taufiq Iqbal, Fauzan Putraga Al-Bahri

 

KEYWORDS

E-Guide, E-Tourism, Digital Tourism, Android, Waterfall Model, Traveler Response, Android, Xamarin.

 

ABSTRACT

E-Guide is basically one of several applications that are used from electronic media. This application is an application for Electronic Social Media that can help convey information to the entire community, especially those who access the application. In the world of tourism, prospective tourists, both local, national and international, can obtain information directly about the various attractions that are provided in the e-guide application. The e-Guide application is expected to be a complete e-tourism application, regional destinations that have not been published yet indirectly contribute to potential tourism areas in Sabang City. Business opportunities will impact the community and business people in the city, where people can take part in promoting tourism and opening business opportunities. This study aims to develop a Tourism E-Guide Application and Measure the level of tourist satisfaction using the Tourism E-Guide Application that was built, this application also utilizes the chat and call feature where application users can communicate directly to the public or tourism businesses in Sabang City. The method used in this research is Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with a Waterfall based model. Based on the results of testing what has been done, the Tourism E-Guide Application can be stated successfully developed based on user needs. In this study about 100 questionnaires were distributed to measure the level of satisfaction of tourists who use the Tourism E-Guide Application to find information and communicate directly with the tourist area. The results of measurement of tourist motivation show that the majority of users strongly agree that our prototype is easy to use and also useful. There were no users considered in this study who did not agree with the statement submitted. We found the results very encouraging. They show that the prototype e-guide has potential and can be expanded to support the region and increase the number of tourists.

 

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