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Session #3: Postmodern Tourism & Existential Authenticity I

9 August 2011, Tuesday, PM

1. Emmy Yeung (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong), Chris Ryan (University of Waikato, New Zealand), Jin Xin and Kaye Chon (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong):

"Issues of place authenticity in a commercial setting: Cable cars, Buddha and mountains"

2. Hongmei Zhao (Yunnan Normal University, China):

"The tourist attractiveness of authenticity: The cultural representations in Dayan Ancient Town of Lijiang"

3. Fengye Lou (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong): "Flow-state and sense of meaning: A new perspective of tourist experience"

4.Yujie Zhu (Heidelberg University, Germany):

"Performing heritage: Rethinking authenticity in tourism"

5.Yanlan Shi (Xiamen University, China):

"The authenticity of cultural performances: A tour guide case from the Stone Forest, Yunnan Province, China"

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