Environment and atmosphere of night tourism based on the local wisdom: A case study of Berastagi

Selly Veronica, Nurlisa Ginting, AmyMarisa
2020 Talenta Conference Series: Energy and Engineering (EE)  
Night tourism development comes up as an innovative strategy for tourism development in this current intense competition. There are four main elements in night tourism, namely economic, social, environmental, and night atmosphere. Berastagi is the most popular tourist destination in Karo Regency, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia, which already have night tourism destination but unfortunately undeveloped yet. Night tourism development in Berastagi must be with the local wisdom approach to maximize its
more » ... enefit. Karonese as the majority ethnic of the local community in this area potential to be developed on its night tourism. This paper only analyzes the environmental and night atmosphere aspects in Berastagi's night tourism, which based on local wisdom. Qualitative primary data from field observation and depth interview results have been analyzed by using the descriptive method. The study shows that involving local wisdom in developing the environment and night atmosphere can give the typical identity for the night tourism in Berastagi.Night Tourism
doi:10.32734/ee.v3i1.868 fatcat:lk7bbyhs4vghvb2zylrmskidn4