DO INDONESIANS DARE TO TRAVEL DURING THIS PANDEMIC?

Rahmawati RAHMAWATI, Mulawarman University, Faculty of Economics and Business, Department of Management, Samarinda, Indonesia, Gusti Noorlitaria ACHMAD, Doddy ADHIMURSANDI, Mulawarman University, Faculty of Economics and Business, Department of Management, Samarinda, Indonesia, Mulawarman University, Faculty of Economics and Business, Department of Management, Samarinda, Indonesia
2021 Geo Journal of Tourism and Geosites  
The Covid-19 pandemic that has hit the world has devastated the tourism sector. In Indonesia, the government continues to focus on bringing in tourists from various foreign countries. This study tries to explain whether Indonesian people dare to travel and what factors influence their intention to travel. We applied an explanatory quantitative approach in this study, where the survey supported online by involving 200 respondents spread throughout Indonesia. Characteristics of their age between
more » ... 7 years - 60 years. SEM method for interpreting data. The findings of the analysis present that during pandemic, Indonesian people continue to travel by paying attention to Covid-19 health procedures. In addition, they also consider supporting factors such as traveling needs, safety during the traveling, and exist on social media needs that significantly influence traveling intention of traveling interest mediation. Family economic condition is a factor that plays a very important role in encouraging traveling intention because we proved it to be a moderating variable that has a significant effect on traveling interest in traveling intention. The interesting thing is that 94% of respondents did not reduce their desire to travel in 2021.
doi:10.30892/gtg.38433-767 fatcat:ifro3ah3nrhb7mh3ognl4635di