Research output

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Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Cheng, M., & Jin, X. (2019). What do Airbnb users care about? An analysis of online review commentsInternational Journal of Hospitality Management. 76, 58-70. (SSCI) (ABDC: A*)
  2. Zhu, Y., Cheng, M., Wang, J., Ma, L., & Jiang, R. (2019). The construction of home feeling by Airbnb guests. Annals of Tourism Research.(SSCI) (ABDC: A*)
  3. Cheng, M., & Edwards, D. (2019). A comparative automated content analysis approach on the review of the sharing economy discourse in tourism and hospitality. Current Issues in Tourism. 22 (1), 35-49 (SSCI) (ABDC: A) (This article established a rigorous procedure for the characterisation of content. It was described as a blue-print for performing grounded sense-making of text data)
  4. Cheng, M., & Foley, C. (2018).  The sharing economy and digital discrimination: the case of Airbnb. International Journal of Hospitality Management.70, 95-98. (SSCI)   (ABDC: A*)
  5. Ma, E., Cheng, M., & Hsiao, A. (2018). Sentiment Analysis: A Review and Agenda for Future Research in Hospitality contexts. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. (SSCI) (ABDC: A) 10.1108/IJCHM-10-2017-0704
  6. Edwards, K., Rosenbaum, M., & Cheng, M. (2018). Legal Implications of Soundalike Hotels in China: Haiyatt and Marvelot. Tourism Management. 68, 162-167 (SSCI) (ABDC: A*)
  7. Cheng, M., & Foley, C. (2018). Understanding the distinctiveness of Chinese Post-80s tourists through an exploration of their formative experiencesCurrent Issues in Tourism. 21 (11), 1312-1328 (SSCI)   (ABDC: A)
  8. Cheng, M., Edwards, D., Darcy, S. & Redfern, K. (2018). A tri-method approach toa review of adventure tourism literature: bibliometric analysis, contentanalysis and a quantitative systematic literature review. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research. 42 (6),162-167. (SSCI)  (ABDC: A)
  9. Cheng, M. (2018). A Cross-Cultural Comparison of East and Western Academic Literature on Adventure Tourism. Tourist Studies. 18 (4), 357-374. (SSCI) (ABDC: B) doi:10.1177/1468797617723472
  10. Cheng, M., Wong, I.A., Wearing, S., & McDonald, M. (2017). Ecotourism Social Media Initiatives in China. Journal of Sustainable Tourism.25 (3), 416-432.(SSCI)   (ABDC: A*)
  11. Schweinsberg, S., Darcy, S., & Cheng, M. (2017). The Agenda Setting Power of News Media in Framing the Future Role of Tourism in Protected Areas. Tourism Management. 62, 241-252. 10.1016/j.tourman.2017.04.011(SSCI) (ABDC: A*) 
  12. Edwards, D., Cheng, M., Wong, I.A., Zhang, J., & Wu, Q. (2017). Ambassadors of Knowledge Sharing: Co-produced Travel Information Through Tourist-Local Social Media Exchange. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 29 (2), 690-708. (SSCI)   (ABDC: A)   Video Link
  13. Cheng, M., Wong, A., & Prideaux, B. (2017). Political Travel Constraint: The Role of Chinese Popular Nationalism. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 34(3), 383-397   (SSCI)   (ABDC: A)   Video Link
  14. Cheng, M. (2016). Sharing economy: A review and agenda for future researchInternational Journal of Hospitality Management57, 60-70.(SSCI)   (ABDC: A*)  (In Chinese (translation)) (Most downloaded and most cited articles in IJHM)
  15. Cheng, M. (2016). Current sharing economy media discourse in tourism. Annals of Tourism Research.60,111-114 (SSCI)   (ABDC: A*)
  16. Rosenbaum, M.; Cheng, M. ; & Wong, I.A.(2016). Introducing Servicescape Knockoffs: Understanding consumer acceptance and rejection of inauthentic retail establishments. Journal of Business Research. (SSCI)   (ABDC: A) doi.10.1016/j.jbusres.2016.01.015   Video Link
  17. Cheng, M., & Edwards, D. (2015).Social media in tourism: a visual analytic approach. Current Issues in Tourism.18(11), 1080-1087 (SSCI)   (ABDC: A). 
  18. Cheng, M.,& Wong, I.A. (2014). Tourism and Chinese popular nationalism. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change.12(4), 307-319. (SSCI) (ABDC: C)   
  19. Wong, I. A., & Cheng, M. (2014).Exploring the Effects of Heritage Site Image on Souvenir Shopping Attitudes: The Moderating Role of Perceived Cultural Difference. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 31(4), 476-492.(SSCI) (ABDC:A)                    
  20. Cheng, M., Jin, X., & Wong, I. A. (2014). Ecotourism site in relation to tourist attitude and further behavioural changes. Current Issues in Tourism, 17(4), 303-311. (SSCI) (ABDC: A)       
  21. Cheng, M., Wong, I.A., & Liu, M. (2013). A cross-cultural comparison of World Heritage Site Image: The case of Hue. Tourism Analysis, 18(6), 707-712. (ABDC: A)                                                                                            

Book Review

  1. Cheng, M. (2017). Big Data Management, edited by Fausto Pedro García Márquez and Benjami Lev, Switzerland, Spring International Publishing. Information Technology & Tourism. 17(4), 455-456. doi:1007/s40558-017-0093-4n
  2. Cheng, M. (2017). Chinese Outbound Tourism 2.0, edited by Xiang (Robert) Li, Oakville, Apple Academic Press, 2015, Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research. 28(1), 110-111. doi:1080/13032917.2016.1197024

Research Reports                                                                                                                               

  1. Bosworth, Andrew; Chaipraditkul, Napat; MingMing Cheng; Gupta, Abhik; Junmookda, Kimberly; Kadam, Parag; Macer, Darryl R.J.; Millet, Charlotte; Sangaroonthong, Jennifer; Waller, Alexander. 2011.Ethics and biodiversity. Bangkok, Regional Unit for Social and Human Sciences in Asia and the Pacific (RUSHSAP), UNESCO Bangkok.
  2. Moss, Jeremy; McMann, Michael; Rae, Jessica; Zipprich, Andrea; Macer, Darryl R.J.; Nyambati, Aori R.; Ngo, Diana; MingMing Cheng; Manohar, N.; Wolbring, Gregor. 2011.Energy equity and environmental security.Bangkok, Regional Unit for Social and Human Sciences in Asia and the Pacific (RUSHSAP), UNESCO Bangkok
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  • Annals of Tourism Research
  • Journal of Management Studies
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research
  • Cornell Hospitality Quarterly
  • Emerging Markets Finance and Trade
  • Journal of Systems and Information Technology
  • Journal of Cleaner Production
  • Information and Management
  • International Journal of Hospitality Management
  • International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
  • Urban Affairs Review
  • Management Decision
  • International Journal of Tourism Research
  • Current Issues in Tourism
  • Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research
  • Tourism Management
  • Tourism Analysis
  • Geoforum
  • Event Management
  • Sustainability