Conflict Management of Water in Tourism Area in Indonesia

Zaini Rohmad, Agung Nur Probohudono, Waskito Widi Wardojo, Agung Wibowo


This study aim to identify the root causes of conflict management of water in tourism areas in Indonesia. The objects in this research are water tourism stakeholders with the number of 90 respondents which are composed of three different water tourism management in Karanganyar, Central Java, Indonesia, namely Grojogan Sewu, Jumog and Peblengan.The research methodology used in this research ismultiple regression analysis and ANOVA statistical methods. This research adopts a researcher-constructed water tourism conflict questionnaire which elaborates variables such as: level of water usage, life worthy, level of justice, level of responsibility, management capability and tourism area to create a value measuring the extent of water tourism conflict by water tourism stakeholders. The results from Multiple Regression test shows that the conflict is strongly influenced by the level of use of water, different tourism area, and management capabilities. This study is important as it contributes to the literature by providinginsights analysis into conflicts in the management of water resources that occursin the tourist areas in the important tourist water area in Indonesia namely Karanganyar Central Java over regional autonomy that allows in Indonesia to manage the natural resources. There is lack of conflict management of water studies in tourism area, especially in this sample country.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n1s1p416

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