IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 12, December 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Mila Karmilah, Wiendu Nuryanti, Nindyo Soewarno, Bakti Setiawan
Kasongan it is very important village due to tourism that based on small scale entreprised, and after the earthquake hit Kasongan not only the village was collapse but also the small scale entreprised that people earn their living. This thesis discusses the involvement and participation of local communities in tourism development using a case study in Kasongan village. The research is guided by three research questions: (1) what are the views of local people towards community involvement in tourism development especially after the earthquake; (2) what are appropriate roles and participate of local people in tourism development; and (3) what are the views of the local people on the contribution of tourism development towards poverty alleviation.