Destinasyon Otantikliği Ölçeğinin Türkçeye Uyarlanması: Geçerlik ve Güvenirlik Çalışması (Adaptation of the Destination Authenticity Scale into Turkish: Validity and Reliability Study)


  • Eda AVAN
  • Elbeyi PELİT



Destination Authenticity Scale, Adaptation to Turkish, Validity, Reliability


The main purpose of this research is to adapt the destination authenticity scale developed by Spielmann et al., (2018) into Turkish. For this purpose, a research was conducted on 398 tourists who participated in the pottery making experience in Avanos. The results of the confirmatory factor analysis conducted within the scope of the research revealed that the fit indices of the model were sufficient. The analyzes revealed that the scale, which consists of three dimensions and 16 items and was translated into Turkish by taking expert opinions, is a valid and reliable measurement tool. In this context, it is thought that the destination authenticity scale adapted to Turkish can serve as a reference for future national studies on the subject.


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How to Cite

AVAN , E., & PELİT , E. (2024). Destinasyon Otantikliği Ölçeğinin Türkçeye Uyarlanması: Geçerlik ve Güvenirlik Çalışması (Adaptation of the Destination Authenticity Scale into Turkish: Validity and Reliability Study) . Journal of Tourism & Gastronomy Studies, 12(2), 1243–1260.