West Sumba Regency has various potential
tourism objects that are no less interesting when
compared to other regions in Indonesia. The local
government is aware of the tourism potential and is
paying attention to this area, with various efforts. This
study aims to examine the Tourism Sector Development
Policy of the Office of Tourism and Culture of West
Sumba Regency for Community Welfare.
This type of research is qualitative with inductive
thinking, primary data collection using interviews,
informants of this study are officials and competent
parties who are considered in accordance with the
objectives of the study. Analysis of research data using
interactive models (Miles, Huberman and Saldana, 2014:
33), namely; data collection, data display, data reduction
and conclusions; drawing / verifying.
The results of the research prove that the Tourism
Sector Development policy is based on law / judicial
Regional Regulation of West Sumba Regency Number 13
of 2015 concerning the Tourism Development Master
Plan of West Sumba Regency in 2015 - 2025. This
regional regulation covers a very broad aspect including;
goals and objectives, policies and strategies, guidance
and supervision, all of which are oriented towards
achieving the welfare of the community and increasing
Regional Revenue. However, the policy does not include
articles on sanctions in the event of a violation in the
development of tourism in the district of West Sumba.
Tourism Development Policy Vulnerable to violations, it
is necessary to Provide Clear and Decisive Sanctions.
Keywords : Evaluation Policy, Development, Tourism Sector, Welfare.