Browsing by Author "Ezgi, Merdin-Uygur"
Authors:Gülen, Sarial-Abi; Ezgi, Merdin-Uygur; Gürhan-Canlı, Zeynep
Publisher and Date:(Pergamon-Elsevier Science, 2020)A growing trend in tourism is the use of replica experiences. Yet, consumers' responses to replica (vs. genuine) touristic experiences are mostly overlooked in the literature. In this paper, we propose that consumers' perceptions of authenticity of the replica (vs. genuine) touristic experiences mediate their responses to these experiences. We define three theoretically driven factors that influence the authenticity perceptions of consumers-experience characteristics (restricted experience vs. not ...