Factors that encourage tourists to visit Mount Guntur Garut, Indonesia

Dini Turipanam Alamanda, Fitrin Rawati, Arif Partono Prasetyo, Gilang Pamungkas

ICOBEST 2021 - Digitalization and Opportunities in The Tough Time - ISBN 978-623-95562-1-1

Abstract

Mount Guntur is one of the mainstay mountain attractions in Garut Regency. The purpose of this study is to find out the factors that encourage tourists to come to Mount Guntur Garut. This research method is quantitative with descriptive and exploratory types, the survey was conducted by conducting interviews and distributing questionnaires, interviews were conducted to explore the factors that encourage tourists to come to Mount Guntur Garut which was then tested using a quantitative approach, namely exploratory factor analysis (EFA), questionnaires were distributed to 100 respondents using purposive sampling method. The results show that of the 8 tested factors, it is reduced to 3 factors, namely the object and natural tourist attraction factor, the safety factor and challenges and the entry fee factor. The object factor and natural tourist attraction are the most dominant factors because they have the largest eigenvalues with amount 4.371. The implications of this research could be taken into consideration for tourism development by the manager of Mount Guntur tourism in the future.

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