JDR Vol.19 No.1 pp. 214-225
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2024.p0214


New Capital City of Indonesia, an Opportunity or Threat for Ecotourism Resilience in East Borneo

Eman Sukmana*,† ORCID Icon and Amiril Azizah** ORCID Icon

*Department of Tourism, Politeknik Negeri Samarinda
Samarinda, East Kalimantan 75131, Indonesia

Corresponding author

**Department of Business Administration, Politeknik Negeri Samarinda
East Kalimantan, Indonesia

July 30, 2023
October 24, 2023
February 1, 2024
ecotourism, scientific articles, new capital city, news articles, resilience

The purpose of this paper is to explore the positive and negative impacts of relocating the new national capital (IKN) to East Kalimantan on ecotourism resilience, in the context of scientific literature and international news. This research integrated the systematic literature review (SLR) and qualitative textual analysis (QTA) methods to validate each other’s results. The QTA results could support or challenge the SLR results to answer research questions. The results showed that the relocation of IKN was a great opportunity for ecotourism resilience, positive transmigration, government and community collective action, and stronger stakeholder collaboration. In contrast, IKN relocation could also be a real threat to ecotourism resilience due to natural disasters, government capitalism, negative transmigration, deforestation, environmental degradation, and marginalization of local communities.

Cite this article as:
E. Sukmana and A. Azizah, “New Capital City of Indonesia, an Opportunity or Threat for Ecotourism Resilience in East Borneo,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.19 No.1, pp. 214-225, 2024.
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