COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF BEE JAY BAKAU RESORT PROBOLINGGO MANGROVE ECOTOURISM MANAGEMENTMochammad Fattah, Tiwi Nurjannati Utami and Candra Adi Intyas
Mangrove forest ecosystems provide direct and indirect benefits to humans yet require costs in their utilization. If the benefits provided outweigh the costs incurred, it indicates that mangrove forest ecosystems are in sustainable condition. Thus, it is necessary to have mangrove forest management to provide sustainable benefits to the community. This research aims to analyze the costs and benefits of Bee Jay Bakau Resort Ecotourism, Probolinggo. The research method is quantitative with the Cost-Benefit Analysis approach. Bee Jay Bakau Resort (BJBR) is a mangrove ecotourism area located in Mangunharjo Village, Mayangan District, Probolinggo City, East Java. From a total of 82 hectares of mangrove forests in Mangunharjo Village, BJBR has the management rights of 89,490 m2. BJBR ecotourism management has a positive impact on the sustainability of mangrove ecosystems because the benefits out weight the cost of 353,867,253 IDR/year.