Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang province, bears the name of “Paradise on earth”. It has long been known as a famous cultural and historical city. The city is also famous for its marvelous scenery----the beautiful West Lake and the grand Qiantang River. In this city of tourism, sits a famous national key vocational school----Hangzhou Tourism Vocational School, which is a secondary vocational school directly under the supervision of Education Bureau of Hangzhou, and the only school in Hangzhou named as Tourism School.
The city of Hangzhou, with an overall development goal of extending the city to the east, promoting tourism in the west, exploiting along Qiantang River, and implementing cross-river development, has a gradually moved from “West Lake era” to “Qiantang River era”. In response to the development strategy focused around the river, our school has stepped into a new chapter of development. We have two campuses, Binjing Campus and Kuixiang Campus. Located in the international Binjiang District, Binjiang Campus has a beautiful environment and standard training facilities. In 2017, part of the brand new Kuixiang Campus was put into use and in 2018 it will come into full use. Our school covers an area of 113000 square meters, which includes 50000 square meters of school buildings. In 30 years of our school-history, we have established 5 majors, namely tourism service and management, first-class hotel operation and management, landscape technology, financial affairs and business administration, which meet the economic construction and social development needs of Hangzhou. We have over 2100 students enrolled in 57 classes and a staff of more than 200.
The school now has five basic majors: Tourism Service and Management, First-class Hotel Operation and Management, Landscape Technology, Business Administration and Financial Affairs. Each has its own characteristics, balanced development, and specialized courses. Tourism Service and Management has developed a curriculum system called “Gold Medal Guide”, which contains curriculum reform courses and entrepreneurship projects. First-class Hotel Operation and Management has set up a curriculum system called “Golden Key and Golden Wing”, which includes a five-year consistent college curriculum for hotel management and flight attendant services. Landscape Technology has carried out the professional curriculum reform supported by the training base. It has creatively implemented the “4+1” teaching mode. Financial Affairs has promoted the curriculum reform based on the principal of teaching according to the position and showing practical results. Business Administration has set up a curriculum system of “Attractive Business and All-round Assistants”. Great achievements have been made in five majors and the quality of teaching has been improved.