Research Publications

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Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Chen, G., Cheng, M., Edwards, D., & Xu, L. (2021). COVID-19 pandemic exposes the vulnerability of the sharing economy: a novel accounting framework. Journal of Sustainable Tourism.
  2. Wang, X., Cheng, M., Wong, I., Lee, S., & Teah, M. (2021). Big-Five Personality Traits in P2P Accommodation Platforms: Similar or Different to Hotel Brands. Current Issues in Tourism. (SSCI) (ABDC: A)
  3. Mody, M., Hank, L. & Cheng, M. (2021). Sharing economy research in hospitality and tourism: a critical review using bibliometric analysis, content analysis and quantitative systematic literature review. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. (SSCI) (ABDC: A)
  4. Cheng, M., Houge Mackenzie, S., & Ambelu, G. (2021). Airbnb impacts on host communities in a tourism destination: An exploratory study of stakeholder perspectives in Queenstown, New Zealand.Journal of Sustainable Tourism. (SSCI) (ABDC: A*)
  5. Zhu, J., Cheng, M., & Li, Z. (2021). Airbnb experience and guest recommendations: a mixed-method approach. Tourism Management Perspectives. (SSCI) (ABDC: A) 
  6. Cheng, M., Chen, G., Wiedmann, T., Hadjikakou, M., Xu, L.,& Wang, Y. (2020). The sharing economy and sustainability – assessing Airbnb’s direct, indirect and induced carbon footprint in Sydney. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. (SSCI) (ABDC: A*) 10.1080/09669582.2020.1720698
  7. Cheng, M., Zhang, G., & Wong, I. (2020). Spanning across the boundary of Airbnb host community: A network perspective. International Journal of Hospitality Management. (SSCI) (ABDC: A*) 
  8. Xin, J.,& Cheng, M. (2020). Communicating mega-events on Twitter: Implications for destination marketing. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing.37 (6), 739-755. (SSCI) (ABDC: A) 
  9. Zhu, L., Lin, Y., & Cheng, M. (2020). Sentiment and Guest Satisfaction with Peer-to-Peer Accommodation: When are Online Ratings More Trustworthy. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 86, 102369(SSCI) (ABDC: A*) 
  10. Yu, M., Cheng, M., Yu, Z., Tan, J., & Li, Z. (2020). Investigating Airbnb listings’ amenities relative to hotels. Current Issues in Tourism. (SSCI) (ABDC: A)
  11. Zhang, G., Wang, R., & Cheng, M. (2020). Peer-to-Peer accommodation experience: A Chinese cultural perspective. Tourism Management Perspectives. (SSCI) (ABDC: A)
  12. Cui, R., Cheng, M., Shuang, X., Chang, H., & Yao, Y. (2020). International tourists’ dark tourism experiences in China: the case of the Memorial of the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre. Current Issues in Tourism. (SSCI) (ABDC: A)
  13. Zhang, G., Cui, R. Cheng, M., Chen, Q., & Li, Z. (2020). A comparison of key attributes between peer-to-peer accommodations and hotels using online reviews. Current Issues in Tourism. (SSCI) (ABDC: A)
  14. Cheng, M., & Foley, C. (2019). Algorithmic management: the case of Airbnb. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 83, 33-36(SSCI) (ABDC: A*) 
  15. Cheng, M., & Zhang, G. (2019). When Western Hosts Meet Eastern Guests: Airbnb Hosts’ Experience with Chinese Outbound Tourists. Annals of Tourism Research. 75, 288-303. (SSCI) (ABDC: A*) 
  16. 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*) (Highly Cited Paper – Web of Science)
  17. Zhu, Y., Cheng, M., Wang, J., Ma, L., & Jiang, R. (2019). The construction of home feeling by Airbnb guests in the sharing economy: A semantics perspective. Annals of Tourism Research.75, 308-321(SSCI) (ABDC: A*)
  18. Zhu, L., Cheng, M., & Wong, I. (2019). Determinants of Peer-to-peer rental rating scores: the case of Airbnb. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. 10.1108/IJCHM-10-2018-0841(SSCI) (ABDC: A) 
  19. 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)
  20. 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*)(Highly Cited Paper – Web of Science)
  21. 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
  22. 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*)
  23. 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)
  24. Cheng, M., Edwards, D., Darcy, S. & Redfern, K. (2018). A tri-method approach to a review of adventure tourism literature: bibliometric analysis, content analysis and a quantitative systematic literature review. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research. 42 (6),162-167. (SSCI)  (ABDC: A)
  25. 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
  26. 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*)
  27. 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*) 
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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) (Highly Cited Paper – Web of Science)
  31. Cheng, M. (2016). Current sharing economy media discourse in tourism. Annals of Tourism Research.60,111-114 (SSCI)   (ABDC: A*)
  32. 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
  33. Cheng, M., & Edwards, D. (2015).Social media in tourism: a visual analytic approach. Current Issues in Tourism.18(11), 1080-1087 (SSCI)   (ABDC: A). 
  34. Cheng, M.,& Wong, I.A. (2014). Tourism and Chinese popular nationalism. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change.12(4), 307-319. (SSCI) (ABDC: C)   
  35. 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)                    
  36. 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)       
  37. 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

Ad Hoc Reviewer for the following journals

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International Journal of Production Economics
Leisure Sciences
Annals of Tourism Research Empirical Insights
Symbolic Interaction
Sustainability Science
Information, Communication & Society
Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics
Marketing Intelligence & Planning
Tourism Geographies
Annals of Tourism Research
Journal of Management Studies
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management
2018 – onwardsAsia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research
2018 – onwardsTourism Management Perspective
2018 – onwardsAnnals of Leisure Research
2018 – onwardsJournal of Systems and Information Technology
2018 – onwardsEmerging Markets Finance and Trade
2018 – onwardsCornell Hospitality Quarterly
2017- onwardsJournal of Cleaner Production
2017- onwardsInformation and Management
2017- onwardsJournal of Tourism and Cultural Change
2017- onwardsEvent Management
2017- onwardsGeoforum
2016- onwardsUrban Affairs Review
2016- onwardsManagement Decision
2016- onwardsInternational Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
2015- onwardsInternational Journal of Hospitality Management
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International Journal of Tourism Research Current Issues in Tourism
2014- onwardsAnatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research
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Tourism Management
Tourism Analysis