Xi Wang

Name: Xi Wang

Ph.D. Student
+1 718-316-1606



MS in Business Administration and Management: Marketing and Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, US

BS in International Tourism Management: Tourism, Hotel and MICE management, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, China


Research Interests:

  • Marketing
  • Consumer behavior
  • Big data


Industry Experience:

Sales and Marketing Coordinator in Hotel Okura Macau, Macau

Guest Relationship Officer at TieQiao JianGuo Hotel, Wuhan

Management Trainee at LuTianHua Hotel, Chengdu

Part-time Guest Service Coordinator at Small World Entertainment, Macau


Honors and Awards:

Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE®), American Hotel & Lodging Association

CHS graduate scholarships, Iowa State University

Controlling Foodservice Costs 2.0, National Restaurant Association

Guest Service Gold® Golden Opportunities Certificate, American Hotel & Lodging Association

LCCI Level 3 Selling and Sales Management Certificate, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Commercial Exhibition National Examination Certificate, China Shipper’s Association

International Culture and Language Studying Certificate, University of Bremen

Hospitality Management Learning Certificate, Taiwan National Pingtung University of Science and Technology

Scholarship of China Telecom, Macau University of Science and Technology

Dean’s Honor List, Macau University of Science and Technology

Second Prize in Precious Moments Photography Competition



Wang, X., Tang, L. R., & Kim, E. (2018). More than words: Do emotional content and linguistic style matching matter on restaurant review helpfulness?. International Journal of Hospitality Management.

Wang, X., Wang, Y., & Kim, J. (2018). Investigation of determinants of tourist intention to purchase medical tourism via online. 2018 ICHRIE Summer Conference. Palm Springs, California, July 25-27.

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

Wang, X., & Kim, J. (2018). The effect of natural attraction on hotel performance. 3rd Annual Central CHRIE Federation Conference. Ames, Iowa, April 6-7.

Wang, X., & Tang, L. (2018). Relationship between facial emotion and online review picture. 3rd Annual Central CHRIE Federation Conference. Ames, Iowa, April 6-7.

Wang, X., & Tang, L. (2018). Determinants of Review Helpfulness on Yelp: Do Review Length and Emotional Intensity Matter? 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. Fort Worth, Texas, January 3-5.


Professional Affiliations:

Member of American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)

Member of China Shipper’s Association

Member of Chinese Students and Scholars Association


Extracurricular Activities:

Photography, Travel, Music, Culture