nep-tur New Economics Papers
on Tourism Economics
Issue of 2016‒04‒23
one paper chosen by
Laura Vici
Università di Bologna

  1. Cirebon as the Silk Road: A New Approach of Heritage Tourisme and Creative Economy By Jaelani, Aan

  1. By: Jaelani, Aan
    Abstract: The tourism industry and creative economy in Cirebon can not be separated from the historical aspect of the city's growth and development as silk lines in the spread of Islam, trade, and acculturation is very smooth so that the ethnic diversification becomes a major part in tourist activities. With a qualitative approach that emphasizes the phenomenon of ethnic Cirebon with tourist objects that vary in every corner of this city, then this paper confirms that Cirebon is a tourist destination that is unique in terms of religion, culture, history, to the creative economy, especially religious tourism that will create this city as a friendly city for tourists
    Keywords: tourism industry, creative economy, heritage tourism, ethnic diversification, silk road
    JEL: A1 A13 B4 B41 D9 D91 L6 L83 N01 N3 N35 N9 N95 Q01 Z1 Z11 Z13
    Date: 2016–04–05

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