Surya Fadjar Boediman
Sekolah Tinggi Pariwisata Trisakti
This research aims to know the interest Trisakti Tourism Institute’s student in the islands of Batam as a place to carry out field work practice and any interest that encourages students to choose Batam. The research method used is descriptive analysis method to describe and illustrate the factors examined by the author. Primary data collection was done by doing observation, dissemination of the questionnaire. While secondary data obtained from the data in the library, internet, interviews and tourism data.
The number of samples of 40 respondents, they are composed of 2009’sTrisakti Tourism Department students using Slovin (Kusmayadi, 2001: 74)
From the results obtained result is the destination Trisakti Tourism students to carry out on job training in Batam is to convey information. Competition in Batam Island not travel weighing competition elsewhere. Probably due to Human Resources in Batam Island not much sensitive to tourism. The knowledge gained in the Trisakti Tourism student is more used in Batam travel than in other places. Therefore many students chose Batam as the place of execution of the job training. The relationship between Batam Island with travel industries on the wholesaler bases was already quite well and smoothly. It also became one of the reasons students to choose. Creating tourism products is one of the interest and the purpose of the Trisakti Tourism student to carry out their on job training program. Often get a chance to take the tour both domestic or foreign country is the driving force for student’s as well
Keywords: interest in and intership program