The Influence of Different Digital Content Marketing on Consumer Engagement in The Tourism Sector


  • Asmara Khairani School of Business and Management, Bandung Institute of Technology
  • Ira Fachira School of Business and Management, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB)



Digital Content Marketing, Consumer Engagement, Social Media Marketing, Tourism


Social media marketing and change in consumer behavior when traveling in the digital era, present opportunities for tourism sector. Aligned with these facts, digital content marketing becomes more important in improving consumer engagement through social media. Content marketing currently has shifted to a digital world known as digital content marketing. The more people view content on social media, the more it affects consumer engagement. Thus, a study is required to determine how social media marketing can help promote Indonesian locations, especially when Indonesia is trying to cope with many losses due to the pandemic. This study used content analysis to identify the differences between digital content marketing of the travel content by identifying 150 informative and persuasive content and analyzing consumer engagement on the social media platform Instagram. The results show that persuasive content has the most impact on consumer engagement. Also, this study can contribute to digital content marketing and consumer engagement concept literature in the tourism context. In addition, it can be a reference for company in the tourism sector to market their content by paying more attention to the type of content that is of interest to the public to attract public interest in the intended destination (destination branding).

Author Biographies

Asmara Khairani, School of Business and Management, Bandung Institute of Technology

School of Business and Management, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB)

Ira Fachira, School of Business and Management, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB)

School of Business and Management, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB)


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How to Cite

Khairani, A., & Fachira, I. (2021). The Influence of Different Digital Content Marketing on Consumer Engagement in The Tourism Sector. International Journal of Social Science and Business, 5(3), 443–450.