| Hebei Tourism Vocational College is a comprehensive public full-time higher vocational college for cultivating the high skilled talents of tourism, modern agriculture and modern management. It is the only tourism college in Hebei Province and the provincial key demonstration vocational college. Its predecessor was Rehe Provincial Agricultural & Forestal College built in 1950.
It is located in the world-renowned tourist attraction—Chengde City, which has 5000-year Hongshan culture and 300-year Mountain Resort culture, surrounded by the world's cultural heritage—the Mountain Resort and outlying temples. It has got many laureates, such as one of the 24 well-known historical and cultural cities, one of excellent tourism cities in China and so on. It is within Beijing-Tianjing leisure tourism industry belt and the hub of tourism economic circle of the Bohai Sea.
Adjacent to the famous Mountain Resort and other sceneries, the beautiful environment and pleasant climate are suitable for students to study here. The superior location of our college is near a high-speed railway station, from which to Beijing it only takes you 43 minutes by Beijing-Shenyang High-speed Railway. The freeways and the under construction airport provide our college a convenient transportation.
Now we have 12 departments and 47 specialties. The students are from more than 20 provinces and cities in China and some foreign countries. The total numbers of students are near 9000, including 8000 full-time students and 4000 part-time students.
College has a comprehensive tourism training center built by the central financial support, a tourism management vocational education training base and a Chinese herbal medicine planting technology vocational education training base. The training facilities ranks advanced level in China. Now we have 2 projects for improving the capacity of the professional services industry development projects and four state-level backbone teacher training base. Moreover our college also has 159 off-campus practice teaching bases to meet with the teaching needs.
Meanwhile our college carries on ‘double certificates’ system, which means that when you graduate from our college, you can get two certificates, one is the diploma, the other is the professional certificate. So we have many professional accreditation agencies, such as Hebei Tourism Vocational College National Professional Skill Appraisal, Hebei Agricultural Professional Skill Appraisal Headquarter (02) Professional Accreditation Base and Professional Skill Appraisal Headquarter of Electronic Industry for tea specialist, flower gardener, pet doctor and so on for 40 kinds of professional skill appraisal works.