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Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management

2019 Published Work Highlights

Bold UofSC HRTM Faculty
Bold Italic Current or Former HRTM Student

Baker, M. A. & Kim, K. (2019). "Value destruction in exaggerated online reviews: The effects of emotion, language, and trustworthiness." International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(4), 1956-1976. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1108/IJCHM-03-2018-0247.

Blose, J. E., Frash, R. E., & DiPietro, R. B. (2019). "A top box analysis of DinEX to optimize restaurant resources." International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 20(2), 156–181. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1080/15256480.2017.1359732.

Cao, Y., Li, X. R., DiPietro, R., & So, K. K. F. (2019). "The creation of memorable dining experiences: Formative index construction." International Journal of Hospitality Management, 82(2019), 308-317, ISSN 0278-4319. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2018.10.010.

Dioko, L. A. N., & Harrill, R. (2019). "Killed while traveling — Trends in tourism-related mortality, injuries, and leading causes of tourist deaths from published English news reports, 2000–2017 (1H)." Tourism Management, 70, 103-123, ISSN 0261-5177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2018.08.002.

DiPietro, R. B., & Levitt, J. (2019). "Restaurant authenticity: Factors that influence perception, satisfaction and return intentions at regional American-style restaurants." International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 20(1), 101–127. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1080/15256480.2017.1359734.

DiPietro, R. B., Levitt, J. A., Taylor, S., & Nierop, T. (2019). "First-time and repeat tourists’ perceptions of authentic Aruban restaurants: An importance-performance competitor analysis." Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 14(2019), 100366, ISSN 2212-571X. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdmm.2019.100366.

DiPietro, R., Martin, D. & Pratt, T. (2019). "Understanding employee longevity in independent fine dining restaurants: A grounded theory approach." International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(10), 4062-4085. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1108/IJCHM-10-2018-0869.

Dogru, T., Isik, C., & Sirakaya-Turk, E. (2019). "The balance of trade and exchange rates: Theory and contemporary evidence from tourism." Tourism Management, 74, 12-23, ISSN 0261-5177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2019.01.014.

Harris, K. J., DiPietro, R. B., Line, N. D., & Murphy, K. S. (2019). "Restaurant employees and food safety compliance: Motivation comes from within." Journal of Foodservice Business Research, 22(1), 98–115. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1080/15378020.2018.1547037.

Hudson, S., So, K. K. F., Li, J., Meng F., & Cárdenas, D. (2019). "Persuading tourists to stay — Forever! A destination marketing perspective." Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 12(2019), 105-113, ISSN 2212-571X. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdmm.2019.02.007.

Jin, D., Nicely, A., Fan, A., & Adler, H. (2019). "Joint effect of service recovery types and times on customer satisfaction in lodging." Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 38(2019), 149-158, ISSN 1447-6770. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2019.01.005.

Kim, K., & Baker, M. A. (2019). "How the employee looks and looks at you: Building customer-employee rapport." Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 43(1), 20–40. https://doi.org/10.1177/1096348017731130.

Kubickova, M. (2019). "The impact of government policies on destination competitiveness in developing economies." Current Issues in Tourism, 22(6), 619–642. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1080/13683500.2017.1296416.

Kubickova, M., Kirimhan, D., & Li, H. (2019). "The impact of crises on hotel rooms' demand in developing economies: The case of terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the global financial crisis of 2008." Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 38(2019), 27-38, ISSN 1447-677. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2018.10.002.

Kubickova, M., & Smith, S. J. (2019). "Role of destination competitiveness and national corruption in hotel performance: A study of developing economies of Central America." International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 20(3), 354–377. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1080/15256480.2017.1397582.

Levitt, J. A., Zhang, P., DiPietro, R. B., & Meng, F. (2019). "Food tourist segmentation: Attitude, behavioral intentions and travel planning behavior based on food involvement and motivation." International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 20(2), 129–155. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1080/15256480.2017.1359731.

Li, H., Wang, C. R., Meng, F., & Zhang, Z. (2019). "Making restaurant reviews useful and/or enjoyable? The impacts of temporal, explanatory, and sensory cues." International Journal of Hospitality Management, 83(20), 257-265, ISSN 0278-4319. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2018.11.002.

Li, H., Zhang, Z., Meng, F. & Zhang, Z. (2019), "'When you write review' matters: The interactive effect of prior online reviews and review temporal distance on consumers’ restaurant evaluation." International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(3), 1273-1291. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1108/IJCHM-01-2018-0058.

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. DOI:10.1177/0047287518798490.

Meng, F., Zhang, P., Li, H., & So, K. K. F. (2019). "Modeling precursors of impulsive tourist shopping behavior: Evidence from long‐haul Chinese outbound tourists." International Journal of Tourism Research, 21(3), 344–358. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1002/jtr.2266.

Min, S., So, K. K. F., & Jeong, M. (2019). "Consumer adoption of the Uber mobile application: Insights from diffusion of innovation theory and technology acceptance model." Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 36(7), 770-783. DOI: 10.1080/10548408.2018.1507866.

Taylor, S., & DiPietro, R. B. (2019). "Segmenting craft beer drinkers: An analysis of motivations, willingness to pay, and repeat patronage intentions." International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 20(4), 423–448. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1080/15256480.2017.1397585.

Tung, V. W. S., Lee, S., & Hudson, S. (2019). "The potential of anime for destination marketing: Fantasies, otaku, and the kidult segment." Current Issues in Tourism, 22(12), 1423–1436. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1080/13683500.2017.1368462.

Wang, C. R., Sirakaya-Turk, E., & Aydin, S. (2019). "The impact of millennium floods on vacation decisions in a coastal tourism destination: The case of South Carolina, USA." Tourism Analysis, 24(2), 193–211. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.3727/108354219X15525055915536.

Zhang, P., Levitt, J. A., DiPrieto, R. B., & Meng., F. (2019). "An analysis of food tourists’ behavior among unobserved heterogeneous groups." Tourism Analysis, 24(2), 177–192. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.3727/108354219X15525055915527.

Zhang, Z., Li, H., Meng, F. & Li, Y. (2019). "The effect of management response similarity on online hotel booking: Field evidence from Expedia." International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(7), 2739-2758. https://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1108/IJCHM-09-2018-0740.

Zhang, Y., Li, X. R., Wu, & Wu, T. S. (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://doi-org.pallas2.tcl.sc.edu/10.1080/13683500.2017.1345870.


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