Jan-Henrik Nilsson

Jan-Henrik Nilsson

Senior lecturer

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I mainly teach the following courses

  • Platsutveckling för besöksnäringen (2nd year bachelors)
  • Introduction to Tourism (1st semester masters)
  • Destination Development and Marketing (2nd semester masters)

I generally supervise bachelor and masters theses. I currently supervise two doctoral students.


Research interests

  • Tourism geography
  • Mobility, transports och tourism
  • Urban tourism and sustainability
  • The history of tourism and hospitality

Research projects

  • Managing increasing flows of tourists in urban contexts. With Lena Eskilsson and Josefine Östrup Backe. Part of "Rethinking urban tourism: managing sustainability in the age of overtourism" (financed by Formas).
  • Urban tourism, ecosystem services, and green infrastructure. Tillsammans med Michael Johansson. Part of "Rethinking urban tourism: managing sustainability in the age of overtourism" (financed by Formas).
  • Guiding and guided tours in the plattform economy. With Malin Zillinger.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

UKÄ subject classification

  • Social Sciences
  • Social and Economic Geography


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