Thesis Title: Tourists and Authentic Experience in Ho Chi Minh City: A Netnographic Approach

The Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management, in conjunction with our World Leisure Centre of Excellence is pleased to introduce Ngoc Dan Thanh (Jade) Nguyen, Graduate Student in progress, who will be presenting her research and thesis.

Food, the concept of authenticity, and tourist experience have received much attention tourism researchers. However, there has been little attention to the context of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) in terms of the connection between concept of authenticity and this city’s gastronomic tourism industry. This study uses the lens of constructive authenticity concept to explore the extent that gastronomic tourists relate to authentic experiences. 

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Presentation: 8:30 – 10:30 AM

Location: VIU, Nanaimo Campus Building 250, Room 105

wlce thesis

Latest Posts

  • September 12, 2019
    Sharing research from Ghana in Canada! WLCE is pleased to share that undergrad students Jocelyne Fournier, Annie Boersen, Georgia Brennan and Megan Fortune - who participated in the 2019 VIU Ghana...
  • MASLM
    September 11, 2019
    VIU WLCE is pleased to welcome the new cohort of students of the Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management. During the Welcome Week, new students had the opportunity to get to know each other...
  • WL Journal
    September 11, 2019
    World Leisure Journal - Taylor and Francis Group Call for Papers - Special Issue: Leisure, Community and Economic Development Guest Editor: Professor Joanne A. Schroeder (Vancouver Island...
  • September 10, 2019
    Thesis Title: Content Analysis of whale watching operators' websites The Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management, in conjunction with our World Leisure Centre of Excellence...
  • August 30, 2019
    The 16th World Leisure Congress will be held in Pinggu, Beijing, from the 17th. to 23rd. October 2020 hosted by the Beijing City Government and co-organized by World Leisure Organization (WLO),...

Need more information?

Request Information

Want to talk to someone about specific questions?

Contact a Representative

Ready to join us at VIU?

Apply Online