Sasak Women in the Management of Tetebatu Tourism Village, East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia


  • Emilia Fatriani State Islamic University Mataram, Indonesia
  • Suriani State Islamic University Mataram, Indonesia
  • Hamzah Zainuri Universitas Serambi Mekah, Indonesia



Management, Tourism, Sasak Women, Tourism Village


Purpose The purpose of this study was to determine the contribution of Tetebatu women in tourism management in Tetebatu tourism village.

Method This research is a qualitative research with a descriptive approach. The sample in this study was taken using purposive sampling technique, and the data was obtained by in-depth interviews, involving 30 informants from tourism actors in Tetebatu village. The validity of the data in this study is by triangulation technique, both source triangulation and technique.

Result Women's involvement in tourism management in Tetebatu village shows the role as planners, organizers and implementers. As a planner, Tetebatu women have participated in meetings and other planning. For organizing, Sasak women in Tetebatu village have been elected as chairman of the tourism village promotion agency (BPDewi). And for implementers, women have been able to participate in jobs that are dominated by men, such as becoming tour guides and tracking guides. In addition, women also contribute as managers of homestays and bungalows, craftsmen, cooks, housekeeping, and also contribute to MSMEs in Tetebatu village. The role of Sasak women in the world of tourism has increased, not only limited to cooking and cleaning work, but also seen in the participation of Sasak women in tourism as planners, managers, and also as implementers.

Novelty — Women's involvement in tourism village management in Tetebatu village.