Paper Title
Tourist Perception as a Basis for the Development of Cultural Tourism Destination

This study confirms that the satisfaction of cultural tourists is driven by several factors namely product quality, which can be divided into attractions and amenities, service quality, accessibility, and price. The study of tourist perceptions on cultural tourism includes tangible and intangible aspects, influenced by the cultural background of tourists. Therefore, one measure of tourist satisfaction depends on their vacation experience based on their individual feelings and emotions towards an object. This study is an in-depth exploration on tourist perception using a phenomenological approach and inductive data analysis. The perception of tourists that determines a destination image is used as a basis to consider the development of cultural tourism as one of the economic generators in a broad sense. Keywords - Tourism Perception, Tourist Satisfaction, Destination Image, Culture