Museum Tourism 2.0: Experiences and Satisfaction with Shopping at the National Gallery in London

Shao, Ying, Shu, Morrison, Booth
2019 Sustainability  
The tourist shopping experience is the sum of the satisfaction or dissatisfaction from the individual attributes of purchased products and services. With the popularity of the Internet and travel review websites, more people choose to upload their tour experiences on their favorite social media platforms, which can influence another's travel planning and choices. However, there have been few investigations of social media reviews of tourist shopping experiences and especially of satisfaction
more » ... of satisfaction with museum tourism shopping. This research analyzed the user-generated reviews of the National Gallery (NG) in London written in the English language on TripAdvisor to learn more about tourist shopping experience in museums. The Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) topic model was used to discover the underlying themes of online reviews and keywords related to these shopping experiences. Sentiment analysis based on a purpose-developed dictionary was conducted to explore the dissatisfying aspects of tourist shopping experiences. The results provide a framework for museums to improve shopping experiences and enhance their future development.
doi:10.3390/su11247108 fatcat:rw3slsk6jrbkppmxboahonjd7u