Returning to a scamming destination: insights from Vung Tau, Vietnam

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Returning to a scamming destination: insights from Vung Tau, Vietnam

Abstract

Purpose

In Vietnam, there is a phenomenon that domestic tourists return to some tourist destinations despite their reputation of tourists being scammed. This study aims to focusses on Vung Tau City in Vietnam as a popular seaside destination to explain this interesting phenomenon.

Design/methodology/approach

Thereby, 22 domestic tourists who are repeated visitors and had experienced scams directly and/or indirectly in Vung Tau were interviewed and later took part in a self-evaluation.