Undergraduate: Beijing Technology and Business University, China/University College Cork, Ireland
Master: University College Cork, Ireland
PhD: Purdue University. U.S.A.
Area of Expertise:
Hospitality and Tourism Management
- Food and beverage
- Cultural heritage
- Tourism economics
- Tourist motivation
- Tural tourism
Top 10 Selected Publications:
- Meng, Z., Cai, L. A., Day, J., Tang, C. H., Lu, Y., & Zhang, H. (2018). Effects of nostalgic feeling on tourists. The Tourism Observation Magazine, 2(4), 48-50.
- Meng, Z., Cai, L. A., Day, J., Tang, C. H., Lu, Y., & Zhang, H. (2019). Authenticity and nostalgia–subjective well-being of Chinese rural-urban migrants.Journal of Heritage Tourism, 14(5-6), 506-524.
- Jiao, Y., Zhang, Y., & Meng, Z. (2020). Tourism as Development Aid: Policies and Challenges for Tourism Planning in Xinjiang, China.Tourism Planning & Development, 17(3), 335-354.
- Board of Director, International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators (ISTTE)