Bangka Island is known by the people of Indonesia and the world as the island's largest tin producer in Indonesia and has potential natural attractions such as beaches that surround the island of Bangka.This study is motivated by the former tin mining land that is not used optimally. One of waysis used to utilize former tin mine area is to develop it as a tourism area in Bangka Regency. The aim of this study is to identify and map the former tin mining area, to find out the priority areas of tourism development, to find out the types of tourism that can be developed, and to formulate strategies in the development of the former tin mining area as a tourism area. The analytical method used is the analysis of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), schallogram analysis, AHP and A'WOT (combination of AHP and SWOT). The result showed that the area of the former tin mines in Bangka spread six sub-districts. The priority areas for the development of the former tin mining area as a tourism area directed at Riau, Parit Padang, Kuto Panji and Kenanga Village. According to the perceptions of stakeholders, the types of tourism that can be developed on a former tin mining areas prioritized in the natural attractions of water recreation, culture tourism in the form of a tourist village, and artificial tourism in the form of edutourism. The main priority strategies that can be done is to develop mining tourism as a brand image.
Keywords: former tin mining, mining tourism, development strategy
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