APTA 2021 On-Line Conference (DAY2)

Day 1 (June. 30) (KOREA, GMT +9)

Day 2 (Jul. 1) (KOREA, GMT+9)

Starting Time (Time Zone Info)

  • 09: 00 ~   (Jul. 1) Korean Standard Time (GMT +9)

  • Taipei/Manila/Hong Kong:  08:00 ~    (Jul. 1)

  • Chicago (USA): 19:00 (-1 day) ~    (Jun. 30)

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Events Outline

Live Meeting/Events

  • 09:00 ~ 10:40        Concurrent Session 2

  • 11:00 ~ 12:00        APTA Panel Session

  • 12:20 ~ 14:00        Concurrent Session 3

  • 15:00 ~ 16:40        Concurrent Session 4

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09:00 – 10:40  

Concurrent Session 2


Seoul (Korea)/Tokyo(Japan) : 09:00 – 10:40 (Jul. 1) 

Manila (Philippines) /Beijing (China)/Taipei (Taiwan) : 08:00 – 09:40 (Jul. 1) 

Chicago (USA) : 19:00 – 20:40 (Jun. 30)                                                                         

2.1 Consumer Behavior     Moderator: Dr. Hyungsuk Choo (Bowling Green State University)

  • Effects of Product Transformation Salience (PTS) on Event Attendees’ Recycling Intentions: Do Gender and Age Matter? / Xingyi Zhang (Iowa State University), Xiaolong Shao (Iowa State University), Eunha Jeong (Iowa State University), Eric Olson (Iowa State University)

  • Who and How Should Response to Negative Online Reviews? / Rashin Ghahreman (The Ohio State University)

  • Local Food Promotion and Sale at Agricultural Food Festivals / Hyungsuk Choo (Bowling Green State University)

  • The Influence of Emotional Solidarity on Destination Images and Traveling Intention in an Anticipated Travel Setting / Dongoh Joo (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga), Heetae Cho (Nanyang Technological University), Kyle Woosnam (University of Georgia)

2.2 Tourism Marketing     Moderator: Dr. Minjung Shin (University of Houston)

  • The Influence of Travel Vlogs on Tourist Behavior: Application of the AIDA Principle / Ying Zhou (University of Guelph), WooMi Jo (University of Guelph)

  • Impacts of Taste Cues on Culinary Tourists’ Travel Intention—Based on the Online Reviews of Culinary Destinations / Yuan Li (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Lisa Wan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

  •  Domestic Tourism Value Chain and Linkages and Leakages – a Case Study, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh / Babul Thomas Gomes (Acsenda School of management, Vancouver)

  • New Perspectives from International Visitors to Thailand / Jerome Agrusa (University of Hawaii at Manoa), Joseph Lema (University of Nevada Las Vegas), Ji Hye Min (University of North Texas), Cathrine Linnes (Østfold University College), Sun-Young Park (University of San Francisco)

2.3 Restaurant Management     Moderator: Dr. Ellie Min (University of North Texas)

  • The Role of Self-Image on Customers’ Perceptions of Upscale Ethnic Restaurants / Soojin Lee (University of Missouri)

  • Service Robots in Restaurants: How Humanoid Robots Backfire among Solo Diners / Huiling Huang (The Ohio State University), Stephanie Liu (The Ohio State University)

  • The Color Divide: The Effect of Relative Prosperity by Ethnicity on Restaurant Crowdfunding Success / Xiaodan Mao-Clark (University of Houston), Yoon Koh (University of Houston)

  • Don’t Show Off Past Achievements, It Will Hurt: Investigating the Effect of Advertising Message on Consumers’ Intention to Reduce Food Waste in Restaurants / Yang Xu (Iowa State University), Eunha Jeong (Iowa State University)

2.4 Lodging/Cultural Heritage     Moderator: Dr. Sojung Lee (Iowa State University)

  • Competition or Complement? Evaluating Agritourism Development in Connection with the Local Tourism Sector in Umbria, Italy / Yasuo Ohe (Tokyo University of Agriculture)

  • Factors Influencing Residents’ Perceptions of Tourism Impacts in Southeastern Nigeria / Afamefuna P. Eyisi (Murdoch University), Diane Lee (Murdoch University), Katheryn Trees (Murdoch University)  

  • Investigating Consumer Decision Postponement and Booking Decision / Pengsongze Xue (University of Guelph), WooMi Jo (University of Guelph)

  • Hotel Employee Work-Life Balance and Subjective Well-being: Role of Mindfulness  / Xiaoyan Yang (University of Guelph), WooMi Jo (University of Guelph)

11:00 – 12:00  

APTA Panel Session



Seoul (Korea)/Tokyo(Japan) : 11:00 – 12:00 (Jul. 1) 

Manila (Philippines) /Beijing (China)/Taipei (Taiwan) : 10:00 – 11:00 (Jul. 1) 

Chicago (USA) : 21:00 – 22:00 (Jun. 30)                                                                         

"New Direction for Tourism and Hospitality Research and Education after the COVID-19 Pandemic"

Moderator: Dr. SooCheong (Shawn) Jang (Purdue Unversity)

Panelists: Dr. Haiyan Song (Hong Kong Polytechnic University),

                    Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu (Unversity of South Florida)

12:20 – 14:00  

Concurrent Session 3


Seoul (Korea)/Tokyo(Japan) : 12:20 – 14:00 (Jul. 1) 

Manila (Philippines) /Beijing (China)/Taipei (Taiwan) : 11:20 – 13:00 (Jul. 1) 

Chicago (USA) : 22:20 – 24:00 (Jun. 30)                                                                         

3.1 Consumer Behavior     Moderator: Dr. Haiyan Song (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

  • The Impact of Personalization on Consumer Preference for Recommendation / Xiaoyan Luo (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Lisa Wan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

  • Impact of Risk Aversion on Tourism Consumption A Hierarchical Age-Period-Cohort Analysis / Fan Jiang (Zhejiang university), Shanshan Lin (Zhejiang university)

  • Factors Influencing Domestic Tourism Spending of Thai Households / Benyapa Kantawongwan (Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna), Junchairussamee Shinnawatra (Financial and Banking University of Thai Chamber of Commerce)

  • The Features of FIT in Japan Focused on the Experience of Past Visits / Ataru Nasu (Japan Travel Bureau Foundation), Isao Sawa (SAWANOYA), Tomoya Umekawa (Kokugakuin University)

3.2 Destination/Loading Management     Moderator: Dr. Lilibeth Baylosis (University of the Philippines)

  • Event Tourism and Destination Marketing: A Systematic Quantitative Literature Review / Amal Alawi (Griffith University), Charles Arcodia (Griffith University), Anna Kralj (Griffith University)

  • / Threshold Effect of Agglomeration on Green Innovation Efficiency of Tourism Industry: Evidence from Urban Agglomerations in China / Jia Liu (Ocean University of China), Keke An (Ocean University of China), SooCheong (Shawn) Jang (Purdue University)

  • The DMZ Tourism and the Topic Modeling Analysis / Young-joo Ahn (Sejong University), Jeanne Bessiere (Sejong University), Jin-young Kim (Dong Seoul University)

  • Authentic Leadership and Organizational Citizenship Behaviors: The Role of Job Passion / Hsiu-Yu Teng (National Taichung University of Science and Technology), Sue-Ting Chang (National Taichung University of Science and Technology), Yi-Shih Wen (National Taichung University of Science and Technology), Chang-Hua Yen (National Taichung University of Science and Technology)

3.3 Education/Others     Moderator: Dr. Shirley Guevarra (University of the Philippines)

  • Airline Total Revenue Management Strategy – How to Increase Ancillary Revenue using Surcharge Framing / Abdulkhodiy Kodiriy (Dong-A University), Myungkeun Song (Dong-A University), Joonho Moon (Dong-A University)  

  • The Glass Ceiling Phenomenon in the Deluxe Hotels in Metro Manila / Rachelle A. Soriano (University of the Philippines), Shirley V. Guevarra (University of the Philippines)

  • Framing Progress as the Completed or the Remaining:  Feedback Strategies for Maintaining Tier Status in Hierarchical Loyalty Programs / Irina Y. Yu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Kevin J. Zeng (The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong), Morgan X. Yang (The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong), Chunqun Liu (The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong)

3.4 COVID-19     Moderator: Dr. Ally Park (Macau University of Science and Technology) 

  • Confidence in Visiting Attractions Due to COVID-19: A Case Study of Singapore Zoo / Eliver Lin (Singapore Institute of Technology), Seck Tan (Singapore Institute of Technology)

  • Work & Life in Time of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Meta Analysis Report / Jethro Ian Belano (University of the Philippines), Rowina Caraso (University of the Philippines), Laurie B Cardeño (University of the Philippines), Karl Lenin Danganan (University of the Philippines), Ivanne Louise Laxamana (University of the Philippines), Phillip Roy Marzo (University of the Philippines), Ramon Paolo Panganiban (University of the Philippines), Edmund XX1 Roxas (University of the Philippines)

  • Travellers' Perception of the Airport Arrival Experience under the COVID-19 Prevention Measures / Ekaterina Chevtaeva (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Serene Tse (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

15:00 – 16:40  

Concurrent Session 4


Seoul (Korea)/Tokyo(Japan) : 15:00 – 16:40 (Jul. 1) 

Manila (Philippines) /Beijing (China)/Taipei (Taiwan) : 14:00 – 15:40 (Jul. 1) 

London (UK) : 07:00 – 08:40 (Jul. 1)                                                                         

4.1 Lodging/Destination Management     Moderator: Dr. Sangguk Kang (Gangneung-Wonju National University)

  • Organisational Change in Hospitality Establishments Generated by Frontline Employees: The Influence of Their Personality on Implemented Suggestions / Tamara T González  (Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria), Desiderio García-Almeida (Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria), João Viseu (University of Algarve)

  • Staff Turnover in Luxury Hotels: Lessons from the Literature / Asad Moshin (University of Waikato), Ana Brocado (University Institute, Lisbon), Helena Rodrigues (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa)

  • Revisiting Phi Phi: Not Right Now I’m Afraid / Faye Taylor (Nottingham Trent University)

4.2 Education/Others     Moderator: Dr. WooMi Jo (University of Guelph)

  • Exploring Women Empowerment in Airbnb. An Analysis of the Women Hosts / Fani Efthymiadoy (Cyprus University of Technology)

  • Centennials and Their Motivations for Environmentally Responsible Travel: Evidence from International Students in Japan / Thanh Dat Pham (Bournemouth University)

  • Social Identity and Risk: Chinese Tourist Visit Hong Kong / Carol X Zhang (University of Nottingham)

  • ‘Stay With Us!’ Career Change of Apprentices in Hospitality Vocational Education and the Influence of Knowledge Transfer on Vocational Commitment / Laura Schmidt  (Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria), Desiderio García-Almeida  (Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria), Celine Chang  (University of Applied Sciences Munich)

4.3 COVID-19     Moderator: Dr. Eliver Lin (Singapore Institute of Technology)

  • “Do You Dare to Travel?”  Risk and Destination Perceptions on Wuhan since the COVID-19 Pandemic / Yi Xuan Ong (Hokkaido University), Tao Sun (Hokkaido University), Naoya Ito (Hokkaido University)

  • Mortality Salience and Preference for Humanoid Service Robot / Xing Liu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Lisa Wan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

  • Can Gratitude Change Residents’ Attitudes Towards Tourism?: A Case Study of Wuhan, China / Jing Yin (Dong-A University), Yeong Hwang (Dong-A University), Yinlu Cai (Beijing Union University)

  • The Filipino MSMEs in Times of Pandemic: Experiences of Small Family Owned and Operated Travel and Tour Agencies / Charmielyn C Sy (University of the Philippines)

4.4 Restaurant Management     Moderator: Dr. Sunny Ham (Yonsei University)

  • How Personality Influences Solo Dining Behaviors in Macao / Tuan Phong Ly (Institute for Tourism Studies), Elaine Chiao Ling Yang (Griffith University), Saloomeh Tabari (Sheffield Hallam University), Suh-hee Choi (Kyung Hee University

  • The consumer Behaviors of Information Search of Major Up-Scale Restaurant Amid COVID-19 / Jamie Lo (Hong Kong Community College/The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Pimtong Tavitiyaman (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Lancy Tsang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

  • Introducing Calorie Labeling in Food Service Establishments in the Philippines / Demetria Bongga (University of the Philippines), Shirley V. Guevarra (University of the Philippines), Lilibeth J Baylosis (University of the Philippines), Anna Christine P.  Rome (University of the Philippines)

  • Innovations Created by Quick Service Restaurants in the New Normal: Basis for Operations Development / Angelyn C Dy Tioco (La Consolacion University Philippines), Mylin DJ Damian (Bulacan State University)