The School of Tourism Management (hereinafter the School) is one of the faculties of Hangzhou Polytechnic, a higher vocational college sponsored by Hangzhou Municipal Government.
Status quo of the majors: The School of Tourism Management actively serves the needs of Hangzhou’s vigorously developing modern service industry and building an internationally renowned conference and tourism destination city, and actively promotes the characteristic development of its three majors: Hotel Management and Digital Operation, Exhibition Planning and Management, and Educational Travelling Management and Service. Among them, the Exhibition Planning and Management is the Specialized Major of Higher Educational Institutions in Zhejiang Province during the 13th Five-Year Plan, and the Hotel Management and Digital Operation is the key major of Hangzhou Polytechnic.
Faculty profile: The School of Tourism Management has 60 full-time and part-time teachers, and more than 50% of the full-time teachers have senior titles, including 1 selected as the “151 Talent Project” in Zhejiang Province, 5 as “131” Middle-aged and Young Talents of Hangzhou, 3 Provincial Outstanding Teachers, 1 model worker and 1 craftsman of Hangzhou. The School is a member of the Tourism Education Branch of China Tourism Association, a director of Zhejiang Travel Agency Association, a member of Zhejiang Hotel Association, a member of Zhejiang Convention and Exhibition Society, a member of Hangzhou Convention and Exhibition Industry Association, a member of Hangzhou MICE Association, and a National Talents Training Base for Vocational Education in Convention and Exhibition Industry.
Training conditions: The School owns The Hotel V Digitized Comprehensive Training Base, MICE Comprehensive Training Base, G20 Summit Memorial Hall, Gold-Medal Tour Guide Studio and MICE Research Institute. It has obtained a number of honorary titles, such as Zhejiang 13th Five-Year Plan Higher Vocational Education Model Training Base, Hangzhou Municipal Key Training Base of Higher Educational Institutions, and Hangzhou Municipal “Industry-Education Integration” Training Base.
Integration of industry and education: The School and Hangzhou International Expo Center jointly build Hangzhou International Expo Institute. It cooperates with Shuguang Group and other large enterprises to carry out the modern apprenticeship. It has established in-depth cooperative relationship with more than 50 enterprises, such as Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, TV and Tourism, Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Commerce, Hangzhou Municipal Business and Tourism Group, Hangzhou International Conference Center, New Century Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Zhejiang CYTS , CITS (Zhejiang) International Travel Agency and Hangzhou Xixi Wetland.
Educational achievements: In recent years, the faculty and students have repeatedly achieved good results in various skills competitions at all levels outside the college, and have won 9 national awards and more than 60 provincial awards. Many students served in international and domestic large-scale exhibition activities such as China-CEEC Cultural Cooperation Forum, CSMF Conference and International Sports Consumption Exhibition, and B20 Summit. In 2016, 180 teachers and students of the School provided professional services in the main venue of G20 Hangzhou Summit, which was approved and praised by major provincial and municipal leaders.
Honors: The School has won the top 50 Vocational Colleges in the comprehensive competitiveness of China's business education discipline competition, China Excellent Exhibition Education Award, China Excellent College Award in Information Technology Construction of Exhibition Education, Top 10 Excellent Exhibition Colleges in Zhejiang Province, Excellent Exhibition Service Institutions in Zhejiang Exhibition Industry, Advanced Unit of Exhibition Standardization in Zhejiang Province, Advanced Member of Zhejiang Exhibition Society, Excellent Exhibition Education Institution in Hangzhou Exhibition Industry and many other honorary titles.