SURABAYA CITY AS THE CENTRE OF INDONESIAN DEFENCE HERITAGE TOURISM
This paper, that would be presented in Los Angeles International Business Education Social Sciences Tourism and Technology, 12-13 December 2019, has proposed Surabaya city as the centre of Indonesian defence heritage tourism. To analyse the importance of Surabaya city for Indonesian history, this paper is using the theory of Historiography by March Bloch and to analyse the future of Surabaya city, this paper is using the theory of Defence Heritage and Modernism.
This paper is aimed to give the new perspective on tourism aspect, that is defence heritage aspect. As the colonized nation, Indonesia has several historical buildings as the proof of people’s struggling and has a potency to be developed as defence heritage destination or business sector in tourism industry.
This paper is choosing Surabaya city because historical proof that Surabaya was the centre of fortress of colonization and also its local government has a lot of concern of preserving old buildings more intensive, than other government in other Indonesian provinces.