Explore the Potential for Tourist Scams in Indonesia

  • Tarjo TARJO Universitas Trunojoyo Madura, Indonesia
  • Alexander ANGGONO Universitas Trunojoyo Madura, Indonesia
  • Eklamsia SAKTI Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Ngudia Husada Madura, Indonesia
  • Zakik ZAKIK Universitas Trunojoyo Madura, Indonesia
  • Muh SYARIF Universitas Trunojoyo Madura, Indonesia
  • Otniel SAFKAUR Universitas Cenderawasih, Indonesia
  • Jamaliah SAID Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia


This study aims to explore the potential for tourist scams that have occurred in the tourism industry. This research uses a bibliometric system. The data source comes from Scopus and SINTA indexed papers. The number of documents used is 110 papers. Based on the results of the study shows that there are 28 tourist scam schemes. Of the 28 schemes, price scams are the most common schemes in 48 papers. Other methods, such as corruption (38 documents), service scams (34 articles), fake products/souvenirs (23 articles), and food scams (30 papers). Meanwhile, in Indonesia, there were 17 tourist scam schemes found.



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How to Cite
TARJO, Tarjo et al. Explore the Potential for Tourist Scams in Indonesia. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 2, p. 362 - 368, mar. 2023. ISSN 2068-7729. Available at: <https://journals.aserspublishing.eu/jemt/article/view/7685>. Date accessed: 07 june 2023. doi: https://doi.org/10.14505/jemt.v14.2(66).06.