Tourism village is the integration between attraction, accommodation and supporting facilities presented in the structure of a society that blends with the procedures and traditions prevailing with the support of two major concepts within the component. The two main concepts include the accommodation in part of local residence and growing units on the concept of residence and attractions that include the entire daily life of the locals along with physical setting of the village that allows the integration of travelers.
In recent years, the concept of tourism villages is getting the interest of many people because this concept can directly affect the life of community (community-based tourism). And this becomes the model of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME). As a small and medium enterprise, it definitely still needs to be trained and improved in terms of management considering the players of this sector generally a group of people at the village itself.
Tenganan Pegringsingan village in Karangasem County has managed to preserve many of its customs and traditions. One of them is the mageret pandan or more commonly known as the Pandanus War. The Pandanus war ritual in Tenganan Pegringsingan village has developed into a tourist attraction but for local villagers, participating in the pandanus war is the sincerest form of sacrifice to the gods that a human can perform.
Wayan Yasa, one of the six chiefs of Tenganan Pegringsingan customary village, said that as a Hindu sect that adheres to the teaching of Lord Indra, this tradition is a manifestation of the teachings of Lord Indra who is also known as the god of war. According to Yasa. The philosophy behind the Pandanus War, is that it is one of the sincerest yajña or holy sacrifices as it offers human blood. “If we do not conduct this ritual, according to local belief, something bad will happen to our village, which is why this tradition continues to be carried out to this day.
Asean Economic Community (AEC) has been around the corner. From some elements agreed upon, one of which is the opening of the free flow of skilled labor in the ASEAN region. Tourism labor is one of the sectors becoming the agreement to be effective at the end of 2015. This was disclosed by Made Arya Astina, Director of the LSP-SPB.
With the agreement, the competition will most dominantly happen in the labor sector. So, this question often arises: “Is our workforce ready to compete against foreign labor?” The key to preparedness is surely preparing a qualified and certified workforce.
Buleleng is one of the regions of Bali that maintains a quite extensive natural conservation area. The West Bali National Park (TNBB) includes Menjagan Island that remains stable and is known to have high spiritual vibrations whose sanctity is well preserved.
The Sacredness of Menjangan Island is enabled by the presence of several temples. The temples here exude a magical aura, which cannot be found elsewhere. It is, therefore no wonder that many Hindu pilgrims from Bali and beyond come to this island to here to worship and perform other sacred rituals.
Buleleng County organizes an extravagant Agro Festival again. If in 2014 it organized the Buyan Lake Festival, now it will hold the agro festival through the event entitled Twin Lakes Festival. It will last at two different lakes namely at the edge of Lake Buyan, Pancasari village, Sukasada subdistrict as well as at the edge of Lake Tamblingan, Munduk, Banjar subdistrict.
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Tourism village is the integration between attraction, accommodation and supporting facilities presented in the structure…