Guilin Tourism University

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Founded in 1985, Guilin Tourism University (桂林旅游学院, GLTU, website) is one of the two independent full-time public tourism undergraduate university in China. The school has two campuses, Yanshan and Handan, with a total area of 1.25 million square meters (1885 acres) and more than 13,000 full-time students.

The university is the only key support unit of the United Nations World Tourism Organization in mainland China, an Asia-Pacific Tourism Association education member unit, the Asian Development Bank “Excellent Partner for High-end Tourism Talent Training”, the National Tourism Poverty Alleviation Training Base, China – ASEAN Tourism Education Alliance Initiative, China-ASEAN Tourism Talent Education and Training Base, China-ASEAN Tourism Research Base, China Tourism Academy “Five Star Alliance” Unit, the first batch of Hong Kong and Macao Youth Study Bases, and the National Mass Sports Advanced Unit, Guangxi The small highland of tourism talents, the carrier unit of Guangxi Tourism Data Center and the post-doctoral innovation practice base of Guangxi; won the National Excellent Award for Catering Vocational Education and the Best Talents Training Institute for Oriental Tourism Service Industry. The school has established an international advisory committee composed of well-known scholars at home and abroad and industry elites.

The university has established a council composed of industry, enterprises, government, and schools. The social industry is widely involved in school operations. There are 13 secondary colleges (departments), 24 undergraduate enrollment majors, and 36 higher vocational colleges, including “eat, live, travel, travel, purchase, entertainment” and the new normal. We have established long-term, stable and in-depth cooperation with more than 160 well-known companies in the domestic and international industries including Hilton.

The quality of the faculty is 609 full-time teachers, and long-term foreign experts, famous scholars, and industry elites are invited to teach and give lectures. More than 40% of teachers have overseas study, study or training experience. In recent years, more than 1,000 students have gone to the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, Japan, France and other countries for internships and employment. The students won the top prizes in the various vocational skill competitions and discipline professional competitions in the country.

Guilin Tourism University cooperates with international organizations such as the United Nations World Tourism Organization and the Asia-Pacific Tourism Association, as well as more than 20 overseas universities such as the Lausanne Hotel Management School and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. It is a globally recognized academic system certification of the Lausanne Hotel Management School in Switzerland. One of the eight institutions. The school established the Belt and Road International College, established overseas campuses in Indonesia and Kazakhstan, established the China-Indonesia Tourism Business School and the China-Indonesia Tourism Research Institute in cooperation with the Trishhakti Tourism College of Indonesia, and established a tourism culture education center in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Gorozetz and the two UN Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization visited the school and gave speeches. The Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, Rifayi, commented: “The cooperation with the school has served as a model for the United Nations World Tourism Organization to carry out cooperation in various related fields and it is worth promoting worldwide.”

Guilin Tourism University relies on China-ASEAN tourism talent education and training base, Asian Development Bank high-end tourism talent training cooperation colleges, the first tourism hotel and travel agency general manager and department manager set up in the southwest region set up in the southwest region, the position examination unit, the autonomous region Professional and technical personnel continued training bases such as education bases and vocational qualifications, and held more than 30 senior tourism management talent training courses for Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. As the only domestic tourism university entrusted by the China-ASEAN Center, it has organized teachers to travel to Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Laos and Malaysia for many years. Over the years, it has trained more than 60,000 tourists for various provinces and cities across the country.

Guided by President Xi’s new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics, the university will conscientiously implement the spirit of the National Education Conference, the New Era National College Undergraduate Education Work Conference, and implement the fundamental tasks of Lide Shuren, in accordance with the Party Committee and Government of the Autonomous Region. To the requirements of the “Building a High-level Tourism University” proposed by the school, adhering to the spirit of “Dare to be the first, pursuing dreams”, to cultivate the application-oriented talents needed for tourism and regional economic and social development, and to strive to build a distinctive application with distinctive characteristics.


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