Journal of
Hospitality Management and Tourism

  • Abbreviation: J. Hosp. Manage. Tourism
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6575
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHMT
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 65

Article in Press

Tourism Existential Authenticity


  •  Received: 23 October 2014
  •  Accepted: 06 January 2016
Tourism existential authenticity not only comprises of subjective authenticity of tourist,but also of subjective authenticity of local community and tourism practitioners.Based on peer-reviewed studies,the concept characteristics and mechanism about tourism authenticity are put forward,and authenticities of tourists,local community and tourism practitioners are analysed from intra-personal and inter-personal perspectives. Tourism existential authenticity,which features authenticity of tourism experience,is both significant to exploration the utmost motivations of all parties involved and application of tourism planning and marketing.

Keywords: tourism subjects, existential authenticity, experience,personal,interpersonal