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Analysis Of Tourism Object Demand In The Pekanbaru City With Travel Cost Method

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Eriyati, Syapsan, Nobel Aqualdo



Tourist Attraction, Travel Cost Method, Tourism Object Demand



The tourism sector gets attention when world oil prices are decreasing. It can not be denied that during this time the largest contribution of Pekanbaru city revenue from profit-sharing funding comes from the oil and gas sector. Currently Pekanbaru revenue is small from the oil and gas sector, as oil prices continue to decline. The existence of Pekanbaru City away from the coast and mountains, causing focus on the development of artificial attractions such as Alam Mayang, artificial lake Bandar Kayangan Lembah Sari, Pekanbaru Mosque and the tomb of the founder of Pekanbaru city. Many people bring families visiting artificial tourist attractions on weekends and holidays.This study aims to determine the factors that affect the demand and economic value of tourist attractions in Kota Pekanbaru with Travel Cost Method. Sampling non probability as much as 100 respondents visitor attraction in Pekanbaru City of population 224,896 people with sampling technique, using slovin formula, data analysis method used in this research is descriptive quantitative method. From the results of research states that, the factors that influence the demand for tourist attraction in the city of Pekanbaru is income, cost and distance. The economic value of tourism object of Pekanbaru city with cost of travel method is Rp42.679.638.400 per year. This means that the price given by a person to something at a certain place and time, with the size of the price specified by time, goods or money that will be sacrificed by someone to own or use goods and services in want.



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