CONFIGURATION OF HALAL TOURISM IN INDONESIA: Trends and Dynamics in The Era of Regional Autonomy

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Lukman Santoso


The halal tourism industry is a new sector that has become a global trend in economic development in many countries, not only in countries with a Muslim majority but also in countries with a Muslim minority. The Indonesian government, in response to this global trend, since 2015 has set 10 priority areas related to the development of halal tourism. However, there are pros and cons in various regions regarding halal tourism policies. Many support it, but not a few areas reject it. Regions such as West Nusa Tenggara, Riau, West Sumatra started by preparing regulations. Meanwhile, areas such as Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Central Java developed a different pattern. This article aims to describe the political configuration model of halal tourism law in various regions. So that an ideal model for the regulation of halal tourism in Indonesia can be formulated, which is plural. This study uses a legal research method with a critical-constructive approach. The findings of this study conclude that the political configuration of the law of halal tourism shows a positive and dynamic direction. So it is necessary to develop a model of halal tourism regulation that is inclusive and synergistic with local wisdom. The contribution of this article can support the realization of tourism policy reformulation sustainable and responsive post-pandemic in various regions.

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SANTOSO, Lukman. CONFIGURATION OF HALAL TOURISM IN INDONESIA: Trends and Dynamics in The Era of Regional Autonomy. Proceeding of International Conference on Islamic Law, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 163-176, mar. 2022. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 27 feb. 2024.