International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Communication Behaviour of Pariaman Society and The Government in Order to Support Pariaman as a Tourism City
Ernita Arif, Yuliandre Darwis, Yayuk Lestari, Rinaldi

Pariaman City is a city in West Sumatra which viable to continueimrpoving and developed. With the limited resources of mines, plantations or agricultural land owned, it is appropriate to have a vision of Pariaman with one focus of development to make Pariaman as tourism destination city.To develop a region we need three main pillars, they were the society, the government, and private sectors. And so does Pariaman, in order to achieve the vision as a tourism city, it takes the hard work of these three pillars to create a positive images, safety and comfort for the tourists who come to visit, in addition the strong synergies and complementary. This study aimed to analyze the behavior of public communication and goverrment in support of Pariaman as a tourism city. This research use a qualitative methods with descriptive analysis type. Informants in this study is the people and the government of Pariaman. Data collection techniques in this study was done by observation, interviews, and documentation. For the data analysis done by Miles and Huberman analytical techniques. The results showed that the behavior of public communication and the communication goverrmen in the form of the behavior of verbal and non verbal communication. People still do not optimize the ability to communicate in support of Pariaman as a tourism city.

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