Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Georg Arlt
International Tourism Management


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ITM Master 1. Sem.
9688 Seminar
International Tourism Master Forum




Kanas, Xinjiang:

Monitoring Center for UNWTO Sustainable Tourism Observatories Results








Remember Wangs three forms of authenticity:

(1) "objective object-related authenticity"

(2) "constructed object-related authenticity"

(3) “activity-related authenticity”


What does than mean for frontstage-backstage presentations?

Is a Tuva show by a Kazagh performer still activity-related authenticity?

Are Tuva souvenirs sold by Han Chinese of lesser objective object-related authenticity?




How to develop the Kanas area further for different customer groups utilising Goffman to develop fake back-stage experiences or even fake back-back-stage experiences?









  Contact: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Georg Arlt FRGS
Bachelor and Master Program International Tourism Management, Office Schanzenstr. 8, Tel. 0481 8555-513