Qingdao Vocational and Technical College of Hotel Management (QVTCHM), which was established with the approval of Shandong People’s Government in 2002, is not only a government-owned, full-time, vocational higher education institution but also the first independent government-owned hotel management college in China. The college dates back to the year 1945 when private Qingdao Commercial Vocational School was founded and has more than 60 years’ history of vocational education.