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  1. Han, B., Wang, L. & Li, X. (2020). To collaborate or serve? Effects of anthropomorphized brand roles and implicit theories on consumer responses. Cornell Hospitality Quarterly. 61(1). 53-67. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1938965519874879)
  2. Leung, X. and Yang, Y. (2020). Are all five points equal? Scaling heterogeneity in hotel online ratings. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 88, 102539 (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0278431920300918)
  3. Yang, Y., Zhang, H., and Chen, X. (2020). Coronavirus pandemic and tourism: Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium modeling of infectious disease outbreak. Annals of Tourism Research. 83. 102913 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2020.102913 )
  4. Hu, X. and Yang, Y. (2020). Determinants of consumers’ choices in hotel online searches: A comparison of consideration and booking stages. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 86, 102370. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0278431918309666)
  5. Yang, Y. and Mao, E. (2020). Location advantages of lodging properties: A comparison between hotels and Airbnb units in an urban environment. Annals of Tourism Research. 81, 102861. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0160738320300050)
  6. Mao, Z., Li, D., Yang, Y., Fu, X. and Yang, W. (2020). Chinese DMOs’ engagement on global social media: Examining post-related factors. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research. 25(3), 274-285. (https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10941665.2019.1708759?scroll=top&needAccess=true&journalCode=rapt20)
  7. Yu, Q., McManus, R., Yen, D. Li, X. (2020). Tourism boycotts and animosity: A study of seven events. Annals of Tourism Research. 80, 102792. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160738319301495)
  8. Huang, X., Dai, S., & Xu, H. (2020). Predicting tourists’ health risk preventative behaviour and travelling satisfaction in Tibet: Combining the theory of planned behaviour and health belief model. Tourism Management Perspectives, 33, 100589. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211973619301217)
  9. Zhang, X., Zhang, Z., Yang, Y., and Qiao, S. (2020). Exploring the impact of personalized management responses on tourists’ satisfaction: A topic matching perspective. Tourism Management. 76, 103953 (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0261517719301517)
  10. Li, X., Wang Y., Zhang, Y., & Cao, Y. (2019). Examining the role of corporate social responsibility in resident attitude formation: A missing link? Journal of Travel Research, 58(7), 1105-1122. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0047287518798490)
  11. Yang, Y. and Mao, E. (2019). Welcome to my home! An empirical analysis of Airbnb supply in U.S. cities. Journal of Travel Research. 58(8), 1274-1287. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287518815984)
  12. Zhang, H. and Yang, Y. (2019). Prescribing for the tourism-induced Dutch disease: A DSGE analysis of subsidy policies. Tourism Economics. 25(6), 942-963. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1354816618813046)
  13. Cao, Y., Li, X., DiPietro, R., So, K. (2019). The creation of memorable dining experiences: formative index construction. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 82, 308-317. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0278431917308915?via%3Dihub)
  14. Yang, Y., Jiang, L., and Schwartz, Z. (2019). Who’s hiding? Room rate discounts in opaque distribution channels. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 80, 113-122. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0278431918305991)
  15. Yang, Y. and Zhang, H-L. (2019). Spatial-temporal forecasting of tourism demand. Annals of Tourism Research. 75, 106-119.( https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0160738318301543)
  16. Hu, X., & Yang, Y. (2019). Determinants of consumers’ choices in hotel online searches: A comparison of consideration and booking stages. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 86, 102370. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0278431918309666)
  17. Hu, X., Yang, Y., & Park, S. (2019). A meta-regression on the effect of online ratings on hotel room rates. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(12), 4438-4461. (https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/IJCHM-10-2018-0835/full/html)
  18. Sun, K. A., Park, S., & He, Z. (2019). Effect of franchising on restaurant firms’ risk evaluations in the bond market. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 83, 19-27. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0278431918304110)
  19. Zhang, Y., Li, X., & Wu, T. (2019). The impacts of cultural values on bilateral international tourist flows: A panel data gravity model. Current Issues in Tourism, 22(8), 967-981. (https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13683500.2017.1345870)
  20. Lin, S., Yang, Y., & Li, G. (2019). Where can tourism-led growth and economic-driven tourism growth occur? Journal of Travel Research, 58(5), 760-773. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0047287518773919)
  21. Fu, Y., Hao, J., Li, X., & Hsu, C. (2019). Predictive accuracy of sentiment analytics for tourism: A metalearning perspective on Chinese travel news. Journal of Travel Research, 58(4), 666-679. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287518772361)
  22. Chen, C. C., Zou, S. S., & Petrick, J. F. (2019). Is Travel and Tourism a Priority for you? A Comparative Study of American and Taiwanese Residents. Journal of Travel Research, 58(4), 650-665. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287518771211)
  23. Farmaki, A., Khalilzadeh, J., & Altinay, L. (2019). Travel motivation and demotivation within politically unstable nations. Tourism Management Perspectives, 29, 118-130. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S221197361830103X)
  24. Wang, Y., Wu, L., Xie, K., & Li, X. (2019). Staying with the ingroup or outgroup? A cross-country examination of international travelers’ home-sharing preferences. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 77, 425-437. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0278431918300677)
  25. Li, H., Xu, Y. H., Li, X., & Xu, H. (2019). Failure analysis of corporations with multiple hospitality businesses. Tourism Management, 73, 21-34. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0261517719300184?via%3Dihub)
  26. Chen, Z., Wang, Y., Li, X., & Lawton, L. (2019). It’s not just black or white: Effects of ambivalence on residents’ support for a mega-event. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 43(2), 283-313. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1096348018804613)
  27. Liu, H., Wu, L., & Li, X. (2019). Social media envy: How experience sharing on social networking sites drives Millennials’ aspirational tourism consumption. Journal of Travel Research, 58(3), 355-369. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287518761615)
  28. Wang, Y., & Li, X. (2019). Procrastination of travel: The effect of crowdedness. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 43(3), 447-460. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1096348018808360)
  29. Masiero, L., Yang, Y., & Qiu, R. T. (2019). Understanding hotel location preference of customers: Comparing random utility and random regret decision rules. Tourism Management, 73, 83-93. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0261517718303066)
  30. Deng, T., Wang, D., Yang, Y., & Yang, H. (2019). Shrinking cities in growing China: Did High Speed Rail further aggravate urban shrinkage? Cities, 86, 210-219. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0264275117313094?via%3Dihub)
  31. Yang, Y., Liu, H., & Li, X. (2019). The world is flatter? Examining the relationship between cultural distance and international tourist flows. Journal of Travel Research, 58(2), 224-240. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287517748780)
  32. Yang, Y., Xue, L., & Jones, T. E. (2019). Tourism-enhancing effect of World Heritage Sites: Panacea or placebo? A meta-analysis. Annals of Tourism Research, 75, 29-41. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0160738318301373)
  33. Park, S., Yang, Y., & Wang, M. (2019). Travel distance and hotel service satisfaction: An inverted U-shaped relationship. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 76, 261-270. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0278431917305947)
  34. Yang, Y., Li, D., & Li, X. (2019) Public Transport Connectivity and Intercity Tourist Flows. Journal of Travel Research, 58(1), 25-41. (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287517741997
  35. Yang, Y., Tan, K.P.S & Li, X. (2019). Antecedents and consequence of home-sharing stays: Evidence from a nationwide household tourism survey. Tourism Management, 70, 15-28. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0261517718301158)
  36. Liu, H., Li, X., Cardenas, D. & Yang, Y. (2018). Perceived cultural distance and international destination choice: The role of destination familiarity, geographic distance, and cultural motivation. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 9, 300-309. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212571X17302731)
  37. Leung, X., Yang, Y., & Dubin E.  (2018). What are guests scared of? Crime-related hotel experiences and fear of crime. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 35(8), 1071-1086. (https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10548408.2018.1473192)
  38. Mao, Z., Yang, Y., & Wang, M. (2018). Sleepless nights in hotels? Understanding factors that influence hotel sleep quality. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 74, 189-201. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0278431917304073)
  39. Yang, Y., Wu, L., & Yang, W. (2018). Does time dull the pain? The impact of temporal contiguity on review extremity in the hotel context. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 75, 119-130. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0278431917307387)
  40. Zhang, H., Zhang, J., Yang, Y., & Zhou, Z. (2018). Bargaining power in tourist shopping. Journal of Travel Research, 57(7), 947-961. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0047287517724917)
  41. Yang, Y., Liu, H., Li, X., & Harrill, R. (2018). A shrinking world for tourists? Examining the changing role of distance factors in understanding destination choices. Journal of Business Research, 92, 350-359. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0148296318303771)
  42. Zhang, H., Li, L., Yang, Y., & Zhang, J. (2018). Why do domestic tourists choose to consume local food? The differential and non-monotonic moderating effects of subjective knowledge. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 10, 68-77. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212571X17302147)
  43. Yang, Y., & Leung, X. (2018). A better last-minute hotel deal via app? Cross-channel price disparities between Hotel Tonight and OTAs. Tourism Management, 68, 198-209. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0261517718300669)
  44. Yang, Y., Fik, T. J., & Altschuler, B. (2018). Explaining regional economic multipliers of tourism: Does cross-regional heterogeneity exist? Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research. 23(1), 15-23. (https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10941665.2017.1394335?journalCode=rapt20)
  45. Yang, Y., & Mao, Z. (2018). Learning from ‘Alien Monks’? The productivity spillovers of foreign-invested hotels in China. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 42(4), 649-670. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1096348015614958)
  46. Liu, H., Li, H., Dipietro, R. & Levitt, J. (2018). The role of authenticity in mainstream ethnic restaurants: Evidence from an independent full-service Italian restaurant. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 30(2), 1035-1053. (https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/IJCHM-08-2016-0410/full/html)
  47. He, Z., Wu, L., & Li, X. (2018). When art meets tech: The role of augmented reality in enhancing museum experience and purchase intentions. Tourism Management, 68, 127-139. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0261517718300475)
  48. Yang, Y., Park, S., & Hu, X. (2018). Electronic word of mouth and hotel performance: A meta-analysis. Tourism Management, 67, 248-260. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0261517718300219)
  49. Zhou, Q., Zhang, J., Zhang, H., & Li, X. (2018). Is all authenticity accepted by tourists and residents? The concept, dimensions and formation mechanism of negative authenticity. Tourism Management, 67, 59-70. (https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0261517717302868)
  50. Wang, Y., Li, X. & Lai, K. (2018). A meeting of the minds: Exploring the core-periphery structure and retrieval paths of destination image using social network analysis. Journal of Travel Research, 57(5), 612-626. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287517706262)
  51. Chen, N., Hsu, C. H., & Li, X. (2018). Feeling superior or deprived? Attitudes and underlying mentalities of residents towards Mainland Chinese tourists. Tourism Management, 66, 94-107. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S026151771730256X)
  52. Chen, Y., & Li, X. (2018). Does a happy destination bring you happiness? Evidence from Swiss inbound tourism. Tourism Management, 65, 256-266. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517717302285
  53. Deng, N. & Li, X. (2018) Feeling a destination through the “right” photos:  A machine learning model for DMOs’ photo selection. Tourism Management. 65. 267-278. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517717302005
  54. Kirilenko, A., Stepchenkova, S., Kim, H., & Li, X. (2018). Automated sentiment analysis in tourism: Comparison of approaches. Journal of Travel Research, 57(8), 1012-1025. (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287517729757
  55. Migacz, S. J., Zou, S., & Petrick, J. F. (2018). The “Terminal” Effects of Service Failure on Airlines: Examining Service Recovery with Justice Theory. Journal of Travel Research, 57(1): 83-98. (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287516684979
  56. Yang, Y., Mao, Z., & Tang, J. (2018). Understanding Guest Satisfaction with Urban Hotel Location. Journal of Travel Research, 0047287517691153. (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287517691153
  57. Hua, N., & Yang, Y. (2017). Systematic effects of crime on hotel operating performance. Tourism Management, 60, 257-269. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517716302394
  58. Jones, T. E., Yang, Y., & Yamamoto, K. (2017). Assessing the recreational value of world heritage site inscription: A longitudinal travel cost analysis of Mount Fuji climbers. Tourism Management, 60, 67-78. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517716302096
  59. Lai, K., & Li, X. (2016). Tourism Destination Image: Conceptual Problems and Definitional Solutions. Journal of Travel Research, 55(8), 1065-1080. (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287515619693
  60. Li, X. (2016). Emerging-Market Research: New Bottles AND New Wine?. Journal of Travel Research, 55(4), 419-426. (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0047287515625132
  61. Li, X. (Eds). (2016). Chinese outbound tourism 2.0. Waretown, NJ: Apple Academic Press/CRC Press- Taylor & Francis Group. (https://www.crcpress.com/Chinese-Outbound-Tourism-20/Li/p/book/9781771881807
  62. Luo, H., & Yang, Y. (2016). Intra-metropolitan location choice of star-rated and non-rated budget hotels: The role of agglomeration economies. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 59, 72-83. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278431916302353
  63. Mao, Z. E., & Yang, Y. (2016). FDI spillovers in the Chinese hotel industry: The role of geographic regions, star-rating classifications, ownership types, and foreign capital origins. Tourism Management, 54, 1-12. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517715300339
  64. Pan, B., & Yang, Y. (2016). Forecasting destination weekly hotel occupancy with big data. Journal of Travel Research, 56(7), 957-970. (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287516669050
  65. Wang, X., Li, X., Zhen, F., & Zhang, J. (2016). How smart is your tourist attraction?: Measuring tourist preferences of smart tourism attractions via a FCEM-AHP and IPA approach. Tourism Management, 54, 309-320. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517715300571
  66. Wang, X., Weaver, D. B., Li, X., & Zhang, Y. (2016). In Butler (1980) we trust? Typology of citer motivations. Annals of Tourism Research, 61, 216-218. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160738316300925
  67. Wang, Y., Li, X. & Lai, K. (in press) A meeting of the minds: Exploring the core-periphery structure and retrieval paths of destination image using social network analysis. Journal of Travel Research, 0047287517706262. (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287517706262)  
  68. Yan, G., Kloeppel, M., & Li, X. (2017). Producing Extreme Metal festivals: An analysis from Lacan’s gaze. Tourism Management, 59, 579-589. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517716301741
  69. Yang, Y., & Mao, Z. E. (2017). Do independent hotels benefit from the presence of branded ones?. Journal of Business Research, 76, 108-117. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0148296317301017
  70. Yang, Y., Cao, Y., & Yang, L. T. G. (2017). Product diversification and property performance in the urban lodging market: The relationship and its moderators. Tourism Management, 59, 363-375. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517716301595
  71. Yang, Y., Fik, T. J., & Zhang, H. L. (2017). Designing a tourism spillover index based on multidestination travel: A two-stage distance-based modeling approach. Journal of Travel Research, 56(3), 317-333. (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287516641782
  72. Yang, Y., Mueller, N. J., & Croes, R. R. (2016). Market accessibility and hotel prices in the Caribbean: The moderating effect of quality-signaling factors. Tourism Management, 56, 40-51. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S026151771630036X
  73. Yang, Y., Roehl, W. S., & Huang, J. H. (2017). Understanding and projecting the restaurantscape: The influence of neighborhood sociodemographic characteristics on restaurant location. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 67, 33-45. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278431916303711
  74. Zhang, H., Yang, Y., Zheng, C., & Zhang, J. (2016). Too dark to revisit? The role of past experiences and intrapersonal constraints. Tourism Management, 54, 452-464. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517716300024)
  75. Zhang, H., Zhang, J., Yang, Y., & Zhou, Q. (in press). Bargaining power in tourist shopping. Journal of Travel Research, 0047287517724917. ( http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0047287517724917
  76. Zhang, Y., Li, X., & Su, Q. (2017). Does spatial layout matter to theme park tourism carrying capacity?. Tourism Management, 61, 82-95. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517717300201)
  77. Zhang, Y., Li, X., Su, Q., & Hu, X. (2017). Exploring a theme park’s tourism carrying capacity: A demand-side analysis. Tourism Management, 59, 564-578. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517716301601)
  78. Zhang, Z., Zhang, Z., & Yang, Y. (2016). The power of expert identity: How website-recognized expert reviews influence travelers’ online rating behavior. Tourism Management, 55, 15-24. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517716300048