Daisy Fan

Dr Daisy Fan

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Dorset House D122, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Journal Articles


  • 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., Buhalis, D. and Fragkaki, E., 2019. Towards a Better Quality of Life: Value Co-Creation with the Active Elderly in Leisure Service. In: Leisure Studies Association Annual Conference 9-11 July 2019 Dundee, UK.
  • Fan, X., Liu, A., Wu, D. and Li, G., 2019. The impact of social contact on diaspora tourism – A mediating role of social identities. In: 2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Conference 22-25 May 2019 Hong Kong, SAR.
  • 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.
  • Fan, D.X.F. and Liu, A., 2019. The effects of online and face-to-face experiential value co-creation on tourists' wellbeing. 385-393.
  • 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.


  • Humanising digital tourism experience for senior tourists: Conceptualisation, diagnosis and progression (Bournemouth University-QR funding, 02 Mar 2021). Awarded
  • 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
  • Keynote Speaker for Denkmal-International trade fair for heritage preservation, restoration and museum technology, Moscow, Russia 5-7 Nov. 2019
  • Guest Lecturer for The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) , Moscow, Russia, 5 Nov. 2019
  • Guest Lecturer for Nankai University, China, April 2020
  • Guest Lecturer for City University Of Macau, Macau, SAR, May 2020


  • Thea Sinclair Award for Journal Article Excellence (Sage Publishing, Tourism Economics, 2020)
  • 2019 Outstanding Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research Best Paper of the Year (International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE), 2019)
  • You're Brilliant Teaching Award (Bournemouth University, 2018)


  • The Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow (2020-),
  • Leisure Studies Association, Member (2019-),
  • The Higher Education Academy, Fellow (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-),
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