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Dr. Xi WANG
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of CCM
office: CC501-R8

Brief Biography

Dr. Wolfgang Xi WANG is an assistant professor in CCM. He received a Ph.D. in hospitality management at Iowa State University, and an M.S. in management and marketing at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. With research expertise in big data analysis, marketing, and consumer behavior of the hospitality industry, Dr. Wang has developed and published numbers of academic papers in both top-tier journals, professional conferences, and international projects, and was invited as ad-hoc reviewer for several journals. Dr. Wang got many professional certifications in the hospitality and tourism industry, including Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE®) and Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA). Dr. Wang has more than 2 years’ teaching and researching experience in the US, and more than 3 years’ experience in the industry.

 

Education Background

  • Ph.D. in Hospitality Management, Iowa State University, IA, USA
  • M.S. in Management/Marketing, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA
  • Bachelor in International Tourism Management, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, China

 

Area of Interests (e.g. Research, Courses taught)

  • Hospitality, restaurant, and tourism management, marketing, consumer behavior, big data analysis, spatial analysis, sentiment and emotion analysis
  • Eye-tracking, EEG & brain activity, facial emotion of social media, advertisement, and video commercial fields 
Selected Publications:

Publications

3. Wang, X., Tang, L., & Kim, E. (2019). More than words: do emotional content and linguistic style matching matter on restaurant review helpfulness? International Journal of Hospitality Management77, 438-447.

2. Tang, L., Kim, J., & Wang, X. (2019). Estimating spatial effects on peer-to-peer accommodation prices: towards an innovative hedonic model approach. International Journal of Hospitality Management81, 43-53.

1. Kim, J., Tang, L., & Wang, X. (2020). The uniqueness of entrepreneurship in the sharing accommodation sector: developing a scale of entrepreneurial capital. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 84, 102321.

Conference Paper

10. Wang, X., Kim, J., Kim, J., & Koh, Y. (2020). Influence of natural resources: Do environmental factor and beach resource affect hotel performance? Proceedings of 25th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. January 3 – 5, 2020. Las Vegas, NV, U.S. 

9. Cao, Y.H., Tang, L., & Wang, X. (2020). Hospitality and Tourism Research Review: The Second Decade of the New Millennium. Proceedings of 25th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. January 3 – 5, 2020. Las Vegas, NV, U.S.

8. Jeon, J., Wang, X., Tang, L., & Kim, E. (2020). Prediction of restaurant hygiene score on Yelp: Do emotional content and linguistic style matching matter? Proceedings of 25th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. January 3 – 5, 2020. Las Vegas, NV, U.S.

7. Kim, E., Wang, X., & Tang, L. (2019). Does hygiene score of a restaurant on review sites matter to customers? Proceedings of 2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Conference cum 4th Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference. May 22-25, 2019. Hong Kong, China.

6. Wang, X., Tang, L., & Kim, E. (2019). Eye-tracking & hygiene score: the hygiene score effect on restaurant choice. Proceedings of 24th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. January 3 – 5, 2019. Houston, TX, U.S.

5. Wang, X. & Kim, J. (2018). The effect of natural attraction on hotel performance. Proceedings of 3rd Annual Central CHRIE Federation Conference. April 6 – 7, 2018. Ames, IA, U.S.

4. Wang, X. & Tang, L. (2018). Determinants of review helpfulness on Yelp: do review length and emotional intensity matter? Proceedings of 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. January 3 – 5, 2018. Fort Worth, TX, U.S.

3. Wang, X. & Tang, L. (2018). Investigating emotional content and linguistic style matching on restaurant review helpfulness. Proceedings of 5th Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference. April 11, 2018. Ames, IA, U.S.

2. Wang, X. & Tang, L. (2018). Relationship between facial emotion and online review picture. Proceedings of 3rd Annual Central CHRIE Federation Conference. April 6 – 7, 2018. Ames, IA, U.S.

1. Wang, X., Wang, Y., & Kim, J. (2018) Investigation of determinants of tourist intention to purchase medical tourism via online. Proceedings of 2018 ICHRIE Summer Conference. July 25 – 27, 2018. Palm Springs, CA, U.S.

Grants and Projects:

Research Projects & Grants

  1. Tang, L., Wang, X., Luo, Y., & Kim, E. (2017). China Watch E-Commerce Trade Report. Wbiao Technology Co., Ltd, Guangzhou, China. 
Academic and Social Service:

Academic and Social Services

  • Ad-hoc reviewer for International Journal of Hospitality Management
  • Ad-hoc reviewer for Cornell Hospitality Quarterly
  • Ad-hoc reviewer for Journal of Tourism Cities

 

Awards and Honors:

Awards and Certificates Awards / Honors

  • Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE®)
  • Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA)
  • Guest Service Gold® Golden Opportunities Certification
  • Controlling Foodservice Costs 2.0 Certification
  • LCCI Level 3 Selling and Sales Management Certificate
  • Commercial Exhibition National Examination Certificate