Refereed Journal Publications (Last update December 6, 2022)

    1. Yang, Y., Jiang, L., and Wang, Y. (forthcoming). Why do hotels go green? Understanding TripAdvisor GreenLeaders participation. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. doi: 10.1108/IJCHM-02-2022-0252
    2. Mao, Z., Yang, Y., and Zhou, J. (forthcoming). Are GreenLeaders also performance leaders? An econometric analysis of TripAdvisor hotel certification of GreenLeaders. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. doi: 1080/09669582.2022.2127740
    3. Li, L., Chen, X., Zhang, L., Li, Q., Yang, Y., and Chen, J. (forthcoming). Space-time tourist flow patterns in community-based tourism: An application of the empirical orthogonal function to Wi-Fi data. Current Issues in Tourism, doi: 10.1080/13683500.2022.2106826
    4. Jiang, Y., Zhang, H., Cao, X., Wei, G. and Yang, Y. (forthcoming). How to better incorporate geographic variation in Airbnb price modeling. Tourism Economics. doi: 10.1177/13548166221097585
    5. Yang, Y., Zhang, L., Wu, L. and Li, Z. (forthcoming). Does distance still matter? Moderating effects of distance measures on the relationship between pandemic severity and bilateral tourism demand. Journal of Travel Research. doi: 10.1177/00472875221077978
    6. Zhang, X., Zhang, X., Liang, S., Yang, Y., and Law, R. (2023). Infusing new insights: How do review novelty and inconsistency shape the usefulness of online travel reviews? Tourism Management. 96, 104703
    7. Zhang, D., Wang, Q., and Yang, Y. (2023). Cure-all or curse? A meta-regression on the effect of tourism development on poverty alleviation. Tourism Management. 94, 104650
    8. Yang, Y. and Jiang, L. (2022). Who uses travel websites? A comparison of demand across websites. Journal of Smart Tourism. 2(3), 31-38.
    9. Yang, Y., Mao, Z, and Wen, Z. (2022). Pandemic severity, policy stringency, and tourism performance: A global analysis. Journal of Travel Research. 61(8), 1928-1946
    10. Yang, Y., Wang, C., and Xu, H. (2022). Challenge or chance? Understanding the impact of anti-corruption campaign on China’s hotel industry. Tourism Economics. 28(6), 1566-1588
    11. Yang, Y., García, M. N., Viglia, G., and Nicolau, J. L. (2022). Competitors or complements: A meta-analysis on the effect of Airbnb on hotel performance. Journal of Travel Research. 61(7), 1508-1527.
    12. Tian, F., Yang, Y. and Jiang, L. (2022). Spatial spillover of transport improvement on tourism growth. Tourism Economics. 28(5), 1416-1432
    13. Tan, K., Yang, Y., and Li. R. (2022). Catching a ride in the peer-to-peer economy: Tourists’ acceptance and use of ridesharing services before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Business Research. 151, 504-518
    14. Liu W., Wang, B., Yang, Y., Mou, N. Zheng, Y., Zhang, L. and Yang, T. (2022). Cluster analysis of microscopic spatio-temporal patterns of tourists’ movement behaviors in mountainous scenic areas using open GPS-trajectory data. Tourism Management. 93, 104614
    15. Xu, J., Yang, Y., and Jin, C., (2022). Tracking discrepancies between expected and actual flows of tourists in an urban destination: An application of user-generated data. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management. 52, 29-38
    16. Tian, Y., Zhang, H., Jiang, Y., and Yang, Y. (2022). Understanding trust and perceived risk in sharing accommodation: An extended elaboration likelihood model and moderated by risk attitude. Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management. 31(3): 348-368
    17. Yang, Y. and Hua, N. (2022). Does hotel class moderate the impact of crime on operating performance? Tourism Economics. 28(1), 44-61
    18. Yang, Y., Fan, Y., Jiang, L. and Liu, X. (2022). Search query and tourism forecasting during the pandemic: When and where can digital footprints be helpful as predictors? Annals of Tourism Research. 93, 103365
    19. Xu, Y., Tian, Y., Xia, X., Chen, X., Yang, Y., Zhang, J., and Zhang, H. (2022). When technology meets heritage: A moderated mediation of immersive technology on the constraint-satisfaction relationship. Current Issues in Tourism, 25(5), 632-649
    20. Wu, L., Fan, A., Yang, Y., and He, Z. (2022). Tech–touch balance in the service encounter: The impact of supplementary human service on consumer responses. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 101, 103122
    21. Zhang, X., Yang, Y., Qiao, S., and Zhang, Z. (2022). Responsive and responsible: Customizing management responses to online traveler reviews. Journal of Travel Research. 61(1): 120-135
    22. Yang, Y., Zhang, X., and Fu, Y. (2022). Foreign tourists’ experiences under air pollution: Evidence from big data. Tourism Management. 88: 104423
    23. Wu, L., Fan, A., Yang, Y., and He, Z. (2021). Robotic involvement in the service encounter: A value-centric experience framework and empirical validation. Journal of Service Management. 32(5), 783-812
    24. Falk, M. and Yang, Y (2021). Hotels benefit from stricter regulations on short-term rentals in European cities. Tourism Economics. 27(7), 1526-1539
    25. Wang, Y., Chen, X., Yang, Y., Cui, Y., and Xu, R. (2021). Risk perception and resource scarcity in food procurement during the early outbreak of COVID-19. Public Health. 195, 152-157
    26. Yang, Y., Zhang, C., and Rickly, J. (2021). A review of early COVID-19 research in tourism. Annals of Tourism Research. 91,10331
    27. Yang, Y., Altschuler, B., Liang, Z., and Li, X. (2021). Monitoring the global COVID-19 impact on tourism. Annals of Tourism Research. 90, 103120 (Research Note)
    28. Tian, F., Yang, Y., Mao, E., and Tang, W. (2021) Forecasting daily attraction demand using big data from search engines and social media. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. 33(6), 1950-1976
    29. Zhou, B., Wen, Z. and Yang, Y. (2021). Agglomerating or dispersing? Spatial effects of high-speed trains on regional tourism economies. Tourism Management. 87, 104392
    30. Tang, W., Zhang, L. and Yang, Y. (2021). Can red tourism construct red memories? Evidence from tourists at Mount Jinggang, China. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management 20, 100618
    31. Yang, Y., Jiang, L. and Zhang, Z. (2021). Tourists on shared bikes: Can bike-sharing boost attraction demand? Tourism Management. 86, 104328
    32. Hu, H., Yang, Y., and Zhang, J. (2021). Avoiding panic during pandemics: COVID-19 and tourism-related businesses. Tourism Management. (Short Communication) 86, 104316
    33. Li, S., Yang, Y., Zhong, Z, and Tang, X. (2021). Agent-based modeling of spatial spillover effects in visitor flows. Journal of Travel Research. 60(3), 546-563
    34. Yang, Y., Mao, E. and Zhang, X (2021). Better sleep better trip: The effect of sleep quality on tourists’ experiences. Annals of Tourism Research. 87, 103153
    35. Hu, X. and Yang, Y. (2021). What makes online reviews helpful in tourism and hospitality? A bare-bones meta-analysis. Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management. 30(2), 139-158
    36. Hu, H., Qiao, X., Yang, Y. and Zhang, L. (2021). Developing a resilience evaluation index for cultural heritage site: Case study of Jiangwan Town in China. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research. 26(1), 15-29
    37. Zhang, Z., Li, H., Yang, Y. and Xu, Y (2021). Not all words are beneficial: The impact of management response contents on customer engagement behavior. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 93,102805
    38. Zhang, H. and Yang, Y. (2021). Does tourism contribute to real estate boom? A DSGE modeling in small open economy. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research. 45(1), 257-279.
    39. Yang, Y. and Chen, G. (2021). In search of fresher air: The influence of relative air quality on vacationers’ perceptions of destinations’ restorative qualities. International Journal of Tourism Research. 23(4), 504-516
    40. Dutta, A., Mishra, T., Uddin, G. S., and Yang, Y. (2021). Brexit uncertainty and volatility persistence in tourism demand. Current Issues in Tourism. 24(16), 2225-2232 (Research Note)
    41. Hu, X. and Yang, Y. (2021). Do lower costs necessarily induce higher value ratings? An analysis of online hotel reviews. Current Issues in Tourism. 24(16), 2357-2373
    42. Yang, Y., Liu, H., and Chen, X. (2020). COVID-19 and restaurant demand: Early effects of the pandemic and stay-at-home orders. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. 32 (12), 3809-3834
    43. Zhang, X., Yang, Y., Zhang, Y., and Zhang, Z. (2020). Designing tourist experiences amidst air pollution. Annals of Tourism Research. 84c, 102999.
    44. Leung, X. and Yang, Y. (2020). Are all five points equal? Scaling heterogeneity in hotel online ratings. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 88, 102539.
    45. 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 (Research Note) .
    46. 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,
    47. 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.
    48. 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.
    49. 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.
    50. Hu, X., Yang, Y. and 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.
    51. 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.
    52. 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
    53. Deng, T., Hu, Y., and Yang, Y. (2019). How geographic, cultural, and institutional distances shape location choices of China’s OFDI in tourism—An empirical study on B& R countries. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research. 24(8), 735-749
    54. Lin, S., Yang, Y., and Li, G. (2019). Where can tourism-led growth and economic-driven tourism growth occur? Journal of Travel Research. 58(5), 760-773 [link to pdf]
    55. 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
    56. Masiero, L., Yang, Y., and Qiu, R. T. (2019). Understanding hotel location preference of customers: Comparing random utility and random regret decision rules. Tourism Management. 73, 83-93
    57. Yang, Y. and Zhang, H-L. (2019). Spatial-temporal forecasting of tourism demand. Annals of Tourism Research. 75, 106-119
    58. Deng, T., Wang, D., Yang, Y., and Yang, H. (2019). Shrinking cities in growing China: Did High Speed Rail further aggravate urban shrinkage? Cities. 86, 210-219.
    59. Yang, Y., Liu, H. and Li, R. (2019). The world is flatter? Examining the relationship between cultural distance and international tourist flows. Journal of Travel Research. 58 (2), 224-240. [link to pdf] [interactive map] [researchgate]
    60. Yang, Y., Lan, X., and Jones, T. (2019). Tourism-enhancing effect of world heritage sites: Panacea or placebo? A meta-analysis. Annals of Tourism Research. 75, 29-41.
    61. Park, S., Yang, Y., and Wang, M. (2019). Travel distance and hotel service satisfaction: An inverted U-shaped relationship. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 76, 261-270 [link to pdf]
    62. Yang, Y., Tan, K., and Li. R. (2019). Antecedents and consequences of home-sharing stays: Evidence from a nationwide household tourism survey. Tourism Management. 70, 15-28. [link to pdf]
    63. Yang, Y., Li, D, and Li, X. (2019). Public transport connectivity and inter-city tourist flows. Journal of Travel Research. 58(1), 25-41 . [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    64. Leung, X., Yang, Y., and Dubin, E. A. (2018). What are guests scared of? Crime-related hotel experiences and fear of crime. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing. 35(8), 1071-1086.  [link to pdf]
    65. Yang, Y., Liu, H., Li, R., and 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. [link to pdf]
    66. Zhang, H., Li, L., Yang, Y, Zhang, J-H. (2018). Why do tourists choose to consume local food? The differential and non-monotonic moderating effect of subjective knowledge. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management.10,68-77. [link to pdf]
    67. Mao, E., Yang, Y., and Wang, M. (2018). Sleepless nights in hotels? Understanding factors influencing hotel sleep quality. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 74, 189-210. [link to pdf]
    68. Zhang, H-L., Zhang, J., Yang, Y., and Zhou, Z. (2018). Bargaining power in tourist shopping. Journal of Travel Research. 57(7), 947-961. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    69. Yang, Y. and Leung, X. Y. (2018). A better last-minute hotel deal via app? Cross-channel price disparities between HotelTonight and OTAs. Tourism Management. 68, 198-209. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    70. Liu, H., Li, X., Cárdenas, D. A., and 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.  [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    71. Yang, Y., Wu. L. and 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  [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    72. Yang, Y. and  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. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    73. Yang, Y., Park, S. and Hu, X. (2018). Electronic word of mouth and hotel performance: A meta-analysis. Tourism Management. 67, 248-260. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    74. Jones, T. and Yang, Y. (2018). Comparing automated and manual visitor monitoring methods: Integrating parallel datasets on Mount Fuji’s north face. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 36, 25-41. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    75. Yang, Y.;  Mao, Z. and Tang, J. (2018). Understanding Guest Satisfaction with Urban Hotel Location. Journal of Travel Research, 25(2), 243-259. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    76. Yang, Y., Timothy, F. J., and Altschuler, B. (2018). Explaining regional economic multipliers of tourism: does cross-regional heterogeneity exist? Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 23(1): 15-23. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    77. Yang, Y., Huang, J-H. and Roehl, W. (2017). Understanding and projecting the restaurantscape: Influence of neighborhood sociodemographic characteristics on restaurant location. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 67: 33-45 [link to pdf] [interactive map] [researchgate]
    78. Yang, Y. and Mao, Z. (2017). Do independent hotels benefit from the presence of branded ones?. Journal of Business Research, 76: 108-117. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    79. Hua, N. and Yang, Y. (2017). Systematic effects of crime on hotel operating performance. Tourism Management, 60: 257-269. [link to pdf] [interactive map] [researchgate]
    80. Jones, T. E.; Yang, Y.; and 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. [link to pdf] [interactive map] [researchgate]
    81. Yang, X.; Zha, Y.; Lu, L. and Yang, Y. (2017). An evolutionary economic geography perspective on types of operation development in West Lake, China. Chinese Geographical Science, 27(3): 482-496. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    82. Yang, Y., Cao, Y., and  Yang, G. (2017). Product diversification and property performance in the urban lodging market: The relationship and its moderators. Tourism Management, 59: 363-375. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    83. Pan, B., and Yang, Y. (2017). Forecasting destination weekly hotel occupancy with big data. Journal of Travel Research, 56(7), 957-970. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    84. Yang, Y., Fik, T., and  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. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    85. Jones, T. E.; Yang, Y.; and Yamamoto, K. (2016). Inbound, expat, and domestic climbers: A segment-based expenditure analysis of Mount Fuji’s summer season. Tourism Review International, 20(2/3): 155-163. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    86. Luo, H. and Yang, Y. (2016). Intra-metropolitan location choices for star-rated and non-rated budget hotels: The role of agglomeration economies. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 59: 72-83. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    87. Yang, Y., Mueller, N., and  Croes, R. (2016). Market accessibility and hotel prices in the Caribbean: The moderating effect of quality-signaling factors. Tourism Management, 56, 40-151. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    88. Zhang, Z., Zhang, Z. and Yang, Y. (2016). The power of expert identity: How website recognized expert reviews influence travelers’ online rating behavior. Tourism Management, 55, 15-24. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    89. Zhang, H-L., Yang, Y., Zheng, C-H. and Zhang, J. (2016). Too dark to revisit? The role of past experiences and intrapersonal constraints. Tourism Management, 54, 452-464. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    90. Mao, Z. and 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. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    91. Yang, Y. and Zhang, H-L. (2015). Modeling tourists’ length of stay: Does one model fit all? Tourism Analysis, 20(1), 13-23. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    92. Yang, Y. , Tang, J., Luo, H., and Law, R. (2015). Hotel location evaluation: A combination of machine learning tools and web GIS. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 47, 14-24.  [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    93. Guo, Y., Zhang, J., Yang, Y. and Zhang, H-L. (2015). Modeling the fluctuation patterns of monthly inbound tourist flows to China: A complex network approach. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 20(8), 942-953. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    94. Luo, H., Yang, Y. and Law, R. (2014). How to achieve a high efficiency level of the hotel industry? International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 26(8), 1140-1161 [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    95. Yang, Y.and Wu, X. (2014). Chinese household demand for outbound travel: Evidence from the China Family Panel Studies. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 19(10), 1111-1126. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    96. Yang, Y., Pan, B. and Song, H. (2014). Predicting hotel demand using destination marketing organizations’ web traffic data. Journal of Travel Research, 53(4), 433-447. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    97. Yang, Y. and Fik, T. (2014). Spatial effects in regional tourism growth. Annals of Tourism Research, 46, 144–162. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    98. Yang, Y., Liu, Z-H.and Qi, Q. (2014). Domestic tourism demand of urban and rural residents in China: Does relative income matter? Tourism Management, 40, 193–202. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    99. Yang, Y., Luo, H. and Law, R. (2014). Theoretical, empirical, and operational models of hotel location research. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 36, 209-220. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    100. Luo, H.and Yang, Y.(2013). Spatial pattern of hotel distribution in China. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 13(1), 3-15. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    101. Yang, Y., Fik, T.and Zhang, J. (2013). Modeling sequential tourist flows: Where is the next destination? Annals of Tourism Research, 43, 297–320. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    102. Yang, Y.and Wong, K. (2013). Spatial distribution of tourist flows to China’s cities. Tourism Geographies, 15(2), 338-363. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    103. Qi, Q., Yang, Y.and Zhang, J. (2013). Attitudes and experiences of tourists on calligraphic landscapes: A case study of Guilin, China. Landscape and Urban Planning, 113, 128-138. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    104. Yang, Y. and Wong, K. (2012). A spatial econometric approach to model spillover effects in tourism flows. Journal of Travel Research, 51(6), 768-778. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    105. Yang, Y., Wong, K.and Wang, T. (2012). How do hotels choose their location? Evidence from hotels in Beijing. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 31(3), 675-685. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    106. Yang, Y.and Wong, K. (2012). The influence of cultural distance on China inbound tourism flows: A panel data gravity model approach. Asian Geographer, 29(1), 21-37. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    107. Mao, L., Yang, Y., Qiu, Y.and Yang, Y. (2012). Annual economic impacts of seasonal influenza and vaccination on US counties: Spatial heterogeneity and patterns. International Journal of Health Geographics, 11:16. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    108. Yang, Y., Wong, K.and Zhang, J. (2011). Determinants of length of stay for domestic tourists: Case study of Yixing. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 16(6), 619-633. [link to pdf] [researchgate]
    109. Shi, C.and Yang, Y. (2008). A review of shift-share analysis and its application in tourismInternational Journal of Management Perspective, 1(1), 21-30. [link to pdf]
    110. Shi, C., Zhang, J., Yang, Y.and Zhou, Z. (2007). Shift-share analysis on international tourism competitiveness—A case of Jiangsu Province. Chinese Geographical Science, 17(2): 173-178. [link to pdf] [researchgate]