Communicating the potency of tourism: Study case of Wisata Bahari Lamongan

  • Muhammad Chusnul Khitam Universitas Airlangga
  • Falih Suaedi Universitas Airlangga
  • Sulikah Asmorowati Universitas Airlangga
Abstract views: 1412 , PDF downloads: 578
Communicating the Potency of Tourism: ( Study case of WBL) downloads: 0
Keywords: negotiation, tourism, wisata bahari lamongan


This study aimed to determine the negotiation model and system of tourism partnership between the local government and the private sector to develop the “Wisata Bahari Lamongan” (WBL). This research used the qualitative method and negotiation theory part of public diplomacy. This research found that the negotiation and collaboration system used was the Public-Private partnership model with a built/operate/transfer (BOT) system. The private sector was allowed to build tourism facilities according to specified specifications. Then, the facility was built and operated by a private party for 25 years. After the period ended, Wisata Bahari Lamongan ownership was transferred to the local government.

Author Biography

Muhammad Chusnul Khitam, Universitas Airlangga

mahasiswa doktor ilmu sosial universitas airlangga


Ansell, C., & Gash, A. (2008). Collaborative governance in theory and practice. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 18(4), 543–571.
Biygautane, M., Neesham, C., & Al-Yahya, K. O. (2019). Institutional entrepreneurship and infrastructure public-private partnership (PPP): Unpacking the role of social actors in implementing PPP projects. International Journal of Project Management, 37(1), 192–219.
Chen, N. (2009). Institutionalising public relations: A case study of Chinese government crisis communication on the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Public Relations Review, 35(3), 187–198.
Christie, I., Fernandes, E., Messerli, H., & Twining-Ward, L. (2014). Tourism in Africa: Harnessing Tourism for Growth and Improved Livelihoods. In Tourism in Africa: Harnessing Tourism for Growth and Improved Livelihoods.
Denhardt, R. B., & Denhardt, J. V. (2000). The new public service: Serving rather than steering. Public Administration Review, 60(6), 549–559.
Dodd, M. D., & Collins, S. J. (2017). Public relations message strategies and public diplomacy 2.0: An empirical analysis using Central-Eastern European and Western Embassy Twitter accounts. Public Relations Review, 43(2), 417–425.
Frederickson, H. G. (1999). The Repositioning of American Public Administration. PS: Political Science and Politics, 32(4), 701.
Freeman, J. (1997). Collaborative governance in the administrative state. UCLA Law Review, 45(1), 1.
Godwin, K. (2001). Privatisation and Public-Private Partnerships . E. S. Savas. The Journal of Politics, 63(3), 972–974.
Grimsey, D., & Lewis, M. K. (2004). Public private partnerships: The worldwide revolution in infrastructure provision and project finance. In Public Private Partnerships: The Worldwide Revolution in Infrastructure Provision and Project Finance. Edward Elgar Publishing.
Henry, N., & Henry, N. (2018). Paradigms of Public Administration. In Public Administration and Public Affairs (pp. 35–53).
Hood, C. (1991). A PUBLIC MANAGEMENT FOR ALL SEASONS? Public Administration, 69(1), 3–19.
Hueskes, M., Verhoest, K., & Block, T. (2017). Governing public–private partnerships for sustainability: An analysis of procurement and governance practices of PPP infrastructure projects. International Journal of Project Management, 35(6), 1184–1195.
Kettl, D. F. (2009). Governance, contract management and public management. In The New Public Governance?: Emerging Perspectives on the Theory and Practice of Public Governance.
Khetrapal, S., Acharya, A., & Mills, A. (2019). Assessment of the public-private-partnerships model of a national health insurance scheme in India. Social Science and Medicine, 243(October), 112634.
Kooiman, J. (1993). Modern governance: new government-society interactions. Sage.
Miles, M., & Huberman, A. (1994). Miles and Huberman Chapter 2. In Qualitative Data Analysis (pp. 50–72).
Mogensen, K. (2017). From public relations to corporate public diplomacy. Public Relations Review, 43(3), 605–614.
Neuman, W. L. (2003). Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. Pearson.
Ni’mah, I. (2018). Public-Private Partnership untuk Meningkatkan Pertumbuhan Ekonomi Sektor Pariwisata di Wilayah Kedungsepur. Economics Development Analysis Journal, 5(4), 410–425.
Osborne, D., & Gaebler, T. (1992). Catalytic government: Steering rather than rowing. In Reinventing government: how the entrepreneurial spirit is tansforming the public sector.
Osborne, S. P. (2006). The new public governance? In Public Management Review (Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 377–387).
Peters, B. G. (1998). R. A. W. Rhodes, Understanding Govenance: Policy Networks, Governance, Reflexivity and Accountability. Public Administration, 76(2), 408–409.
Provan, K. G., & Kenis, P. (2008). Modes of network governance: Structure, management, and effectiveness. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 18(2), 229–252.
Rohmad, Z., Probohudono, A. N., Wardojo, W. W., & Wibowo, A. (2016). Conflict Management of Water in Tourism Area in Indonesia. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences.
Rosenberg Hansen, J., & Ferlie, E. (2016). Applying Strategic Management Theories in Public Sector Organizations: Developing a typology. Public Management Review, 18(1), 1–19.
Rosenbloom, D. H. (2013). Reflections on “Public Administrative Theory and the Separation of Powers.” American Review of Public Administration, 43(4), 381–396.
Stoker, G. (1998). Governance as theory: five propositions. International Social Science Journal, 50(155), 17–28.
Sučić, M. (2013). Public Private Partnership – Postulate for Competitive Tourism Development. SSRN Electronic Journal.
Välilä, T. (2020). An overview of economic theory and evidence of public-private partnerships in the procurement of (transport) infrastructure. Utilities Policy, 62(November 2019).
Warshawsky, D. N. (2016). Civil society and public–private partnerships: case study of the Agri-FoodBank in South Africa. Social & Cultural Geography, 17(3), 423–443.
Xiong, W., Chen, B., Wang, H., & Zhu, D. (2020). Public–private partnerships as a governance response to sustainable urbanisation: Lessons from China. Habitat International, 95(November 2019), 102095.
Yescombe, E. R. (2007). Public-Private Partnerships - Principles of Policy and Finance. Butterworth-Heinemann.
How to Cite
Khitam, M. C., Suaedi, F., & Asmorowati, S. (2020). Communicating the potency of tourism: Study case of Wisata Bahari Lamongan. Jurnal Studi Komunikasi, 4(2), 326-343.