THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF ISLAMIC TOURISM ACTIVITIES TO IMPROVE THE PEOPLE”S ECONOMIC QUALITY LIFE

Afdaleni Afdaleni

Abstract


The quality of the people’s economic life in Bukittinggi as a tourism destination of domestic and foreign visitors can be improved  by doing many economic activities. Since Bukittinggi is tourism city with cultural and religious people, it seems that doing economic activities can give much contribution  to improve the people’s economic quality life. As Bukittinggi is promoted as city of trade, education and tourism. Moreover it seems that most of the people of Bukittinggi are religious.  The study is aimed at investigating the economic activities of the people to improve the their economic quality life. The study is descriptive qualitative approach. The data are collected through survey and interview with participants. The result shows that there are some economic activities done by the people and they give much contribution to the improvement of the people’s economic quality life. The economic activities are in the fields of culinary, food and restaurants, accessories or souvenirs and clothings.


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