Daisy Fan

Dr Daisy Fan

  • 01202 961526
  • dfan at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer
  • Dorset House D122, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Journal Articles

  • Yao, Y., Liu, Y. and Fan, X., 2019. Evaluating Tourism Market Regulation from Tourists’ Perspective: Scale Development and Validation. Journal of Travel Research.
  • Yao, B., Qiu, R.T.R., Fan, X., Liu, A. and Buhalis, D., 2019. ’Standing out from the crowd - An exploration of signal attributes of Airbnb listings. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.
  • Fan, X., Buhalis, D. and Lin, B., 2019. A Tourist Typology of Online and Face-to-Face Social Contact: Destination Immersion and Tourism Encapsulation/Decapsulation. Annals of tourism research.
  • Lin, P., Fan, X., Zhang, H. and Lau, C., 2019. Spend Less and Experience More: Understanding Tourists’ Social Contact in the Airbnb Context. International journal of hospitality management.
  • Lau, C.K.H., Fan, D.X.F., Milne, S., Qiu, H. and Sun, M., 2019. Chinese venturers to Pacific Small Island Developing States: Travel and lifestyle. International Journal of Tourism Research.
  • Fan, D., Buhalis, D. and Lin, B., 2019. Tourists' online and face-to-face social contact and destination immersion. e-Review of Tourism Research, 16 (2-3), 224-233.
  • Luo, J., Lam, K. and Fan, X., 2018. The Development of Measurement Scale for Entertainment Tourism Experience: A Case Study in Macau. Current Issues in Tourism.
  • Fan, X., Liu, A. and Qiu, R.T.R., 2018. Revisiting the relationship between host attitudes and tourism development: A utility maximization approach. Tourism economics.
  • Zhang, Q., Fan, X., Lyu, J., Lin, P. and Jenkins, C., 2018. Analyzing the Economic Sustainability of Tourism Development: Evidence from Hong Kong. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research.
  • Fan, X., Zhang, H.Q., Jenkins, C.L. and Lin, P.M.C., 2017. Does Tourist–Host Social Contact Reduce Perceived Cultural Distance? Journal of Travel Research, 56 (8), 998-1010.
  • Fan, X., Zhang, H.Q., Jenkins, C.L. and Tavitiyaman, P., 2017. Tourist typology in social contact: An addition to existing theories. Tourism management, 60, 357-366.
  • Fan, X., 2017. 35th International Society of Travel & Tourism Educators (ISTTE) annual conference, “Global Strategies in Tourism & Hospitality Education”, Hangzhou, China, October 12–14, 2016. Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, 17 (2), 135-137.
  • Zhang, H.Q., Fan, X., Tse, T.S.M. and King, B., 2017. Creating a scale for assessing socially sustainable tourism. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 25 (1), 61-78.
  • Fan, X., Zhang, Q.H., Jenkins, C.L. and Lin, P.M.C., 2016. Does social contact lessen perceived cultural distance? Evidence from tourist–host social contact. Annals of tourism research, 61, 223-225.
  • Fan, X., 2016. The 21st Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism: 7–9 January 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Anatolia, 27 (4), 549-551.
  • Fan, X., Qiu, H.Q., Hsu, C.H.C. and Liu, G.Z., 2015. Comparing Motivations and Intentions of Potential Cruise Passengers from Different Demographic Groups: The Case of China. Journal of China Tourism Research, 11 (4), 461-480.
  • Chen, C., Shen, H. and Fan, X., 2015. Hai Di Lao Hot Pot: From Employee Stimulation to Service Innovation. Journal of China Tourism Research, 11 (3), 337-348.
  • Fan, X. and Hsu, C.H.C., 2014. Potential mainland Chinese cruise travelers’ expectations, motivations, and intentions. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 31 (4), 522-535.


  • Lin, P.M.C., Fan, D.X.F., Zhang, H.Q. and Lau, C., 2019. Spend less and experience more: Understanding tourists’ social contact in the Airbnb context. 65-73.
  • Fan, X., 2019. The Role of Social Contact between Perceived Cultural Distance and Travel Attitude. In: Travel and Tourism Research Association 2019 European Chapter Conference 8-10 April 2019 Bournemouth, UK.
  • Fan, X., Buhalis, D. and Lin, B., 2019. Online and Face-to-Face Social Contact and Tourists’ Destination Immersion. In: 26th annual ENTER2019 eTourism Conference 29 January-1 February 2019 Nicosia, Cyprus. Texas A & M University.
  • Hoang, M.L. and Fan, X., 2018. A Study of Onefinestay’s guest experience in comparison to high-end hotels: Evidence from Onefinestay’s blog analysis. In: 27th Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME) Annual Research Conference 21-25 May 2018 Bournemouth University, UK.
  • Qiu, R., Fan, X. and Liu, A., 2017. Exploring the Booking Determinants of the Airbnb Properties: An Example of the Listings of London. In: Annual eTourism Conference (ENTER) 24-26 January 2018 Jönköping, Sweden. Springer, 44-51.
  • Fan, X., Liu, A. and Qiu, R.T., 2017. The Impact of the Culture Distance on Tourism Demand--An Econometric Method from a Global Perspective. In: Advances in Tourism Marketing Conferences 2017 6-9 September 2017 Casablanca, Morocco.
  • Lau, C.K.H., Qiu, H.Q., Fan, X. and Milne, S., 2017. Exploring Chinese Tourists’ Constraints and Facilitators of Traveling to Pacific SIDS. In: 3rd Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference 5-7 June 2017 Hong Kong.
  • Lau, C., Qiu, H.Q., Milne, S., Fan, X. and Sun, M., 2017. Getting Ready for the Chinese Wave: Exploring the Tourism Social Sustainability in Pacific SIDS. In: The 27th Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Annual Conference 7-10 February 2017 Dunedin, New Zealand.
  • Fan, X. and Qiu, H.Q., 2016. Exploring the Dimensionality of Tourist-Host Social Contact and the Typology of Tourists. In: The 21st Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism 7-9 January 2016 Philadelphia, PA, US.
  • Qiu, H.Q., Fan, X., Tse, T. and Lin, P.M.C., 2015. Scale Development for Social Sustainability of Tourism. In: The 2015 Annual ICHRIE Summer Conference 29-31 July 2015 Orlando, FL, US.
  • Qiu, H.Q., FAN, X. and Bai, B., 2015. Antecedents of Switching Behavior in the Hotel Industry. In: The 5th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference 18-21 June 2015 Beppu, Japan.
  • Fan, X. and Qiu, H.Q., 2014. Cultural Distance Research in Tourist Behavior - Review and Critique. In: The 11thNew Zealand Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference 9-12 December 2014 Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • Fan, X., 2014. Cultural Differences and Travel Experience - Evidence from Hong Kong Residents Traveling to Mainland China. In: The 12th APacCHRIE Conference 21-24 May 2014 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Fan, X. and Qiu, H.Q., 2014. An Exploratory Study of Demographic Influences on Cruisers’ Motivation and Intention. In: The 19th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism 3-5 January 2014 Houston, TX.
  • Fan, X. and Hsu, C.H.C., 2011. Relationship among Expectation, Motivation, and Intention of Chinese Cruise Travelers. In: 2011 17th Asia Pacific Tourism Association Conference 3-6 July 2011 Seoul, Korea.


  • Stay or Move? Exploring Chinese senior empty-nesters’ social wellbeing (Bournemouth University-QR funding, 01 Jul 2019). Awarded
  • Towards a Better Quality of Life: Value Co-Creation in Leisure with the Active Elderly (British Academy, 01 Oct 2018). Awarded
  • Inclusive Innovation in Tourism for Enhanced Local Experience (British Council / Newton Fund Research Links Programme, 28 Aug 2018). Completed
  • Exploring the effects of online and offline social contact on tourists’ experience co-creation (Bournemouth University-Acorn Fund, 19 Jun 2018). Completed
  • Exploring tourists’ online social contact and travel experience (Bournemouth University-Early Career Research Funding, 01 Mar 2018). Completed

External Responsibilities

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Invited Speaker for the Public Policy Exchange Forum: "Tourism in the UK: Building for the Future and Supporting Further Growth ", London
  • Invited Speaker for "The Over 50s Holiday Market" hosted by Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), London


  • You're Brilliant Teaching Award (Bournemouth University, 2018)


  • Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute, Member (2017-),
  • Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE), Member (2017-),
  • International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators (ISTTE), Member (2016-),
  • The Higher Education Academy, Fellow (2018-),
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