The Impact of Airport Passenger Traffic and International Tourist Arrivals on Tourism Competitiveness

  • Dewi Tamara
  • Razy Adityawarman
  • Johan Candra
  • Dialah Hokosuja Hutabalian
Keywords: Passenger Traffic, Airport, Tourism, Air Transport Infrastructure Index, International Tourist Arrival

Abstract

This paper has the objective to investigate the relation between the Air Transport Infrastructure Index and International Tourist Arrival in Indonesia, especially in the main international airport in Indonesia. The index of the Air Transport Infrastructure is one of the 14 pillars in Global Tourist and Travel Competitiveness and considered very important for a country such as Indonesia, to increase its competitiveness in becoming one of the most chosen tourist destination in the world.  The data shown that the Air Transport Infrastructure index for Indonesia is still low comparing to other countries, and this is inline with the number of international tourist arrival. This study follows the quantitative method to measure the relation between Air Transport Infrastructure Index and International Tourist Arrival. This paper also explained about the megahub in Soekarno-Hatta Airport. In conclusion, there is still a long way to achieve high competitiveness concerning the air transport infrastructure, and to increase the arrival of international tourist to Indonesia.

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Author Biographies

Dewi Tamara

Executive in Strategic Management Program, Management Department, BINUS Business
School Master Program, Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia 11480,

Razy Adityawarman

Executive in Strategic Management Program, Management Department, BINUS Business
School Master Program, Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia 11480,

Johan Candra

Executive in Strategic Management Program, Management Department, BINUS Business
School Master Program, Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia 11480,

Dialah Hokosuja Hutabalian

Executive in Strategic Management Program, Management Department, BINUS Business
School Master Program, Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia 11480,

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Published
2019-04-10
How to Cite
Dewi Tamara, Razy Adityawarman, Johan Candra, & Dialah Hokosuja Hutabalian. (2019). The Impact of Airport Passenger Traffic and International Tourist Arrivals on Tourism Competitiveness . EPH - International Journal of Business & Management Science (ISSN: 2208-2190), 5(4), 19-28. Retrieved from https://ephjournal.com/index.php/bms/article/view/1228

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