The Analysis of Domestic Travelers in Indonesia

Devanto Shasta Pratomo

Abstract


Indonesia is the largest archipelago country in the world, making one of popular tourist destinations in Southeast Asia region for both international and domestic holidays. The main objective of the study is to examine a wide range characteristics, including demographic, employment, and spatial characteristics for domestic travel in Indonesia.The method used in the study is descriptive analysis using the 2015 National Socio-Economic Survey (SUSENAS), which is used to explain some specific characteristics of domestic travelers in Indonesia. Some regression analysis using binary probit is also added to examine the determinants of domestic travel demand in Indonesia, measured by the probability to travel within the country. The result shows that, in general, domestic travelers in Indonesia are dominated by people who are living in urban areas, people who are aged 25-40 years old, highly educated, working as paid employees, and mostly originate from provinces in Java island.For specific purposes, people who are living in urban areas are more likely travel for holidays. Males are more likely travel for business compared to females. People who do have a job are more likely travel for business purposes, while people who are at school ages are the market for holiday travel.


Keywords


Travelers, SUSENAS, Indonesia, Spatial, Tourism.

Full Text:

PDF

References


Badan Pusat Statistik. (1991). Survei Sosial Ekonomi Nasional (Susenas). Jakarta: Badan Pusat Statistik.

. (2011). Survei Sosial Ekonomi Nasional (Susenas). Jakarta: Badan Pusat Statistik.

. (2015). Survei Sosial Ekonomi Nasional (Susenas). Jakarta: Badan Pusat Statistik.

Bigano, A., Hamilton, J. M., Lau, M., Tol, R. S., and Zhou, Y. (2007). A global database of domestic and international tourist numbers at national and subnational level. International Journal of Tourism Research, 9(3): 147-174.

Bui, H. T., and Jolliffe, L. (2011). Vietnamese domestic tourism: an investigation of travel motivations. Working Paper. Leibniz Institute.

Gunawan, M. P. (1996). Domestic tourism in Indonesia. Tourism Recreation Research, 21(1): 65-69.

Holik, A. (2016). Relationship of Economic Growth with Tourism Sector, JEJAK Journal of Economics and Policy, 9(1): 16-33.

Jones, G. W., and Pratomo, D. (2016). Education in Indonesia: Trends, Differentials, and Implications for Development. In C. Z. Guilmoto and G. W. Jones (Eds.), Contemporary Demographic Transformations in China, India and Indonesia, Switzerland: Springer.

Nurbaeti.,Damanik, J.,Baiquni, M., and Nopirin. (2016). The Competitive of Tourism Destination in Jakarta. Indonesia. IOSR Journal of Business and Management Volume 18 Issue 7 Ver. III : 25-31

Pierret, F. (2011). Some points on domestic tourism. Rencontre internationale s ur le développement du tourisme domestique. Working Paper. UNWTO

Santi, F., Oktarina, R.B.H.D, and Kustiari R. (2014). Analysis Determinants of Investment, Demand and Supply Indonesia Tourism. IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance Volume 4 Issue 3 : 16-27

Shuib, A. (2000). Demand for Hotel Accomodation in Kuala Lumpur among Domesti Tourists, Working Paper, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Witt, S.F., and Witt, C.A. (1992). Modeling and Forecasting Demand in Tourism, Academic Press, London.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15294/jejak.v10i2.11296

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.




Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.