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Professor
Jacobsen, Jens Kristian Steen { "honorific-suffix": "Professor", "fn": "Jacobsen, Jens Kristian Steen", "tel": "Telephone: +47 5183 3749", "email": "jens.s.jacobsen@uis.no" }

Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences
Department Norwegian School of Hotel Management
Room EAL H-309
Notes Consultation hours: by appointment; please send email with your phone number and state when you are available

Professional service

Editorial board memberships

Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change

Open Sociology Journal

Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism

 

Elected office

Vice-President 1 of the Research Committee on International Tourism (RC 50) of the International Sociological Association (ISA), 2010?1014

 

Journal referee

Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica

Acta Sociologica

Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research

Annals of Tourism Research

Climate Research

Fennia: International Journal of Geography

Journal of Environmental Management

Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research

Journal of Sustainable Tourism

Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change

Landscape and Urban Planning

Landscape Research

Nature and Culture

Open Social Science Journal

Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism

Society & Natural Resources

Sosiologisk tidsskrift

Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning

Tourism Geographies

Tourism Management

Tourist Studies

Courses taught

Research areas

? Tourism and leisure travel; travellers' motives, interests, attitudes, experiences

? Visitor perceptions and experiences of landscapes and other travel environments

? Destinations and routes:  images, perceived quality, developments, planning and sustainability issues

? Holiday information search and decision-making, electronic information sources, tourism social media and Web 2.0

? Tourism and climate change, including visitor perceptions, preferfences and tolerances of weather aspects

Selected publications

 

Guidebooks as destination image formation agents. In R. J. Mykletun, T. Furunes & E. Marnburg (eds.) Current research in hospitality and tourism. Fagbokforlaget. (With B. Heimtun)

     http://fagbokforlaget.no/?isbn=9788245014105

Building tourism in Costa Blanca: second homes, second chances? In A. M. Nogues-Pedregal (ed.) Culture and society in tourism contexts. Bingley 2012: Emerald (Tourism Social Science Series vol. 17). (With A. Aledo & L. Selstad)

 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Culture-Society-Tourism-Contexts-Science/dp/0857246836/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1343034870&sr=1-1

Cool weather tourism under global warming: comparing Arctic summer tourists? weather preferences with regional climate statistics and projections. Tourism Management (forthcoming). (With E. J. Førland, J. M. Denstadli, M. Lohmann, I. Hanssen-Bauer, H. O. Hygen & H. Tømmervik)

Tourist information search and destination choice in a digital age. Tourism Management Perspectives 2012 (vol. 1): 39?47. (With A. M. Munar)

Tourist weather preferences in Europe?s Arctic. Climate Research 2011 (vol. 50): 31?42. (With J. M. Denstadli, M. Lohmann & E. J. Førland)

     http://www.int-res.com/articles/cr_oa/c050p031.pdf

The long and winding roads: perceived quality of scenic tourism routes. Tourism Management 2011 (4): 780?789. (With J. M. Denstadli)

     http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517710001251

Tourist perceptions of summer weather in Scandinavia. Annals of Tourism Research 2011: 920?940. (With J. M. Denstadli & M. Lohmann)

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160738311000077  

Who can stop the rain? perceptions of summer weather effects among small tourism businesses. Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research 2010 (2):289?304. (With T. Rauken, I. Kelman & G. K. Hovelsrud)

     http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13032917.2010.9687104

Early tourism research in Scandinavia. In G. M. S. Dann & G. L. Parrinello (eds.) The Sociology of Tourism: European Origins and Developments, pp. 221?242. Bingley 2009: Emerald (Tourism Social Science Series vol. 12).

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sociology-Tourism-European-Origins-Development/dp/1846639883/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1317069160&sr=1-1

Introverts abroad? Long-term visitors? adaptations to the multicultural tourism context of Costa Blanca, Spain. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change 2009 (3): 190?202. (With L. Selstad & A. M. Nogués Pedregal)

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14766820903259501

Summer holidaymaking in Greece and Spain: exploring visitor motive patterns. Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research 2009 (1): 5?17. (With G. M. S. Dann)

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13032917.2009.10518891

Tourists? landscape perceptions and preferences in a Scandinavian coastal region. Landscape and Urban Planning 2009 (4): 202?211. (With A. Fyhri & H. Tømmervik)

     http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204609000048

Prominent promontory: the social construction of North Cape. In D. K. Müller, J. Saarinen, & C. M. Hall (eds.) Nordic Tourism. Clevedon 2009: Channel View.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Nordic-Tourism-Issues-Cases-Aspects/dp/1845410939/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1343120942&sr=1-1

Skiers? sense of snow: skiers? skills and winter holiday attribute preferences. Tourism Analysis 2008 (6): 605?614. (With J. M. Denstadli & A. Rideng)

    http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/cog/ta/2008/00000013/F0020005/art00014  

Megatrender i reiselivet (Tourism megatrends). In Turisme: Fenomen og Næring (Tourism: Phenomenon and Industry). Oslo 2008: Gyldendal Akademisk.

Reiseliv som næring (Tourism as industry). In Turisme: Fenomen og Næring (Tourism: Phenomenon and Industry). Oslo 2008: Gyldendal Akademisk.

http://www.norli.no/SamboWeb/produkt.do?produktId=3129504

Monitoring motoring: a study of tourists? viewpoints of environmental performance and protection practices. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 2007: 104?119.

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/sjht/2007/00000007/00000002/art00002  

Use of landscape perception methods in tourism studies: a review of photo-based research approaches. Tourism Geographies 2007 (3): 234?253. 

     http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rtxg/2007/00000009/00000003/art00002

Turistvägar och näringsutveckling: trafikantupplevelser och planeringskriterier (Tourism routes and economic development: traveller experiences and planning criteria). Linköping 2007: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI). (With H. Antonson, A. Niska & C. M. Berglund)

Roaming romantics: solitude-seeking and self-centredness in scenic sightseeing. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 2004 (1):5?23.

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/sjht/2004/00000004/00000001/art00002  

Images of the Lofoten islands. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 2003 (1): 24?47. (With G. M. S. Dann)

 http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/sjht/2003/00000003/00000001/art00003  

The tourist bubble and the Europeanisation of holiday travel. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change 2003 (1): 71?87.

     http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14766820308668160

Tourism smellscapes. Tourism Geographies 2003 (1): 3?25. (With G. M. S. Dann)

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rtxg/2003/00000005/00000001/art00002 

Southern comfort: a study of holiday style patterns of Northerners in coastal Mallorca. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 2002 (1): 49?78.

     http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/sjht/2002/00000002/00000001/art00005  

A lunch with a view: motor tourists? choices and assessments of eating-places. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 2002 (1): 4?16 (With J. V. Haukeland)

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/sjht/2002/00000002/00000001/art00002  

Leading the tourist by the nose. In The Tourist as a Metaphor of the Social World. Wallingford 2002: CAB International, pp. 209?235. (With G. M. S. Dann)

     http://www.amazon.co.uk/Tourist-Metaphor-Social-World/dp/085199606X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1317073889&sr=1-1

Forståelse av turisme og turister (Understanding tourism and tourists). In Turisme: Turister og Samfunn (Tourism: Tourists and Society). Oslo 2002: Gyldendal Akademisk. (With A. Fennefoss)

http://www.norli.no/SamboWeb/produkt.do?produktId=131308

Turisme og motivasjon (Tourism and motivation). In Turisme: Turister og Samfunn (Tourism: Tourists and Society). Oslo 2002: Gyldendal Akademisk.

Turisme ? lokalt og globalt fenomen (Tourism ? a local and global phenomenon). In Turisme: Fenomen og Næring (Tourism: Phenomenon and Industry). Oslo 2002: Gyldendal Akademisk. (With A. Viken)

Nomadic tourism and fleeting place encounters: exploring different aspects of sightseeing. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 2001 (2):99?112.  

    http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/sjht/2001/00000001/00000002/art00003 

Anti-tourist attitudes: Mediterranean charter tourism. Annals of Tourism Research 2000 (2): 284?300.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160738399000699

Actitudes antiturísticas: el turismo chárter en el Mediterráneo. Annals of Tourism Research en Español 2000: 81?98.

Tourist perceptions of the ultimate European periphery. In F. Brown & D. Hall (eds.) Tourism in Peripheral Areas. Clevedon 2000: Channel View, pp. 74?90.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Tourism-Peripheral-Areas-Studies-Aspects/dp/1873150237/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1343120830&sr=8-4

Transience and place: exploring tourists? experiences of place. Nordlit 1997 (1): 23?45.

     http://www.hum.uit.no/nordlit/1/jacobsen.html

Det passerende blikket (The passing glance). Sosiologi i dag (Sociology Today) 1997 (1): 33?48.

The making of an attraction: the case of North Cape. Annals of Tourism Research 1997 (2): 341?356.

 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160738397800059

Segmenting the use of a scenic highway. Revue de Tourisme 1996 (3): 32?38.

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=1713558&show=abstract

Attitudini da antiturista fra i villeggianti scandinavi nel Mediterraneo. Paper presented at Il viaggio ? dal grand tour al turismo post-industriale, Atti del Convegno Internazionale, Rome, 5?6 December 1996.

    http://www.euromedi.org/home/azioni/pubblicazioni/documenti/viaggio/13.PDF

Foredlingsstrategier i norsk reiseliv (Strategies in the Norwegian Tourism Industry). Oslo 1996: Institute of Transport Economics, Norwegian Centre for Transport Research. (With P. Dybedal & O. Skalpe)

https://www.toi.no/article5356-8.html

Arctic Tourism and Global Tourism Tren­ds. Thunder Bay 1994: Lakehead University Centre for Northern Studies, Research Report 37.

http://northernstudies.lakeheadu.ca/wp/?pg=27

Patterns of Tourist Information Search. Oslo 1994: Institute of Transport Economics, Norwegian Centre for Transport Research, Research Paper TRU 0415/1994.

Turistene og fortolkningen av det andre (Tourists and interpretation of the Other). Arr ? idehistorisk tidsskrift no. 3, 1993: 36?46.

 

Current research

Selected present project participation

TOURISM MANAGEMENT ? Traveller Experiences, Marketing, and Sustainable Destination Development (coordinator)

SEMI-SPAIN ? Tourism, Seasonal Migration, and North Europeans? Adaptations to the Tourism Contexts of Mediterranean Spain

PLOTS ? Planning of Tourist Routes in Sweden

Work experience