An area will experience rapid progress if local government alongside the community is able to develop local potential with various innovations. This study aims to describe the potential of nature and innovation by the government alongside the community based on Shariah when creating tourism destinations with economic value. The research was conducted in the coastal environment of Santen Island of Banyuwangi district, East Java with a qualitative approach to the research and case study design. Data were collected through participatory observation, in-depth interviews, and document analysis. With interactive data analysis, it was found that the Shariah-based innovation conducted by the government of Banyuwangi together with the community in Santen island has the potential to create tourism that can improve the economy of the local society.
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Rahmatika, Maula Fadhilata and Suman, Agus
"Improving the Economy of Local Communities Through Innovation of the Potential of Shariah-Based Natural Tourism in East Java,"
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage:
4, Article 8.
Available at: https://arrow.tudublin.ie/ijrtp/vol8/iss4/8