Tourism College of Zhejiang (TCZJ) is a public college of higher tourism education under the administration of both the National Tourism Administration of the People’s Republic of China and the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province. Among all the national tourism colleges in China, TCZJ was the first to pass TedQual by UNWTO in 2010. Therefore, it has been regarded as one of the key colleges in China specialized in tourism education.
Located by the Qiantang River, TCZJ covers an area of over 180 acres including Qiandao Lake Campus. TCZJ now has ten schools and departments, namely School of Hotel Management, Travel Service Management Department, Tourism Planning Department, Foreign Language Department, Art Department, Culinary Arts Department, Business Administration Department, etc. These schools and departments offer 26 tourism-related majors with Hotel Management, Tour Guiding, Culinary Arts and Nutrition, Tourist Attraction Development and Management, and In-flight Service as flagship ones. At present the college has an enrollment of over 10,000 full-time students from about 21 provinces in China with over 97% employment rate for a sixth consecutive year. Among its 463 full-time teachers, 137 enjoy senior professional titles, 281 have a Master or Doctor degree. Every year more than 30 foreign experts would be invited from the US, UK, Spain, Russia, Australia, South Korea, Japan and many other countries.
Adhering to the motto of “Relying on Tourism Industry, Emphasizing Work-study Combination, and Insisting on International Orientation’’, TCZJ is now establishing cooperative relations with Walt Disney Company, Dubai Luxury Hotel Group, Costa Croiere S.p.A, Japanese Onsen Hotel and many world leading enterprises. Meanwhile, the college has also established friendly and cooperative relations with 28 institutions of higher learning from 15 countries and regions, such as Ecole Hoteliere De Lausanne of Switzerland, William Angliss Institute of Australia, La Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana, Russian State University of Tourism and Service, Soonchunhyang University of South Korea. Every year, the number of students engaged in studying, training, practicing and visiting abroad reaches over 350.
TCZJ, as one of the high-profile tourism colleges in China, has been cultivating tourism talents with dedication, social responsibility, philanthropic spirit and international vision. It is devoted to become a high-profile national key college specialized in tourism education with distinctive features in China’s tourism industry.