Revisiting tourism villages in Indonesia
The synergy of the penta-helix tourism stakeholders
Following the success of previous webinar volume 38 on ‘empowering tourism villages: successful practices from Indonesia’, this webinar aims to further explore the roles of penta-helix tourism stakeholders in developing a tourism village. They comprise academic, business, community, government, and media. The discussion highlights the enchanting Cibuntu tourism village of Kuningan Regency, West Java, Indonesia. Situated on the slopes of Mount Ciremai, the village is known for its magnificent landscape and nature, spellbinding cultural festivals, and historical sites. Various tourism activities offered by the village include agrotourism, cultural tour, mountain cycle, and trekking. Cibuntu tourism village has won several national and international awards: the 5th ASEAN Best Tourism Village 2016, the 2nd best Indonesia tourism village 2017, and the winner of Indonesian Tourism Village Award 2021 for the Inspirational Independent Tourism Village.