China Hospitality Program

Get a step ahead in your future hospitality career by gaining first-hand experience of the world’s most-watched tourism market. Join us in China this summer for a 14-day immersion, where you’ll get an exclusive insider tour of some of Beijing & Shanghai's leading hospitality companies and learn from industry experts what it takes to succeed in China’s booming market.


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Learn from An Expert

You’ll begin your trip in Shanghai and end in Beijing, where you’ll discover the Chinese language, culture and cuisine whilst gaining a unique insight into the local hospitality industry. In each city, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes tour of several local hotels and meet experienced managers, giving you an understanding of how the business works. In addition to this, you'll attend lectures covering important topics such as the Chinese tourism boom, Chinese customer expectations and how to adapt to differences between guests from the East and West.


Following this, you will take part in a Chinese etiquette workshop designed to improve your understanding of how to effectively work with and serve Chinese customers. You’ll later take part in an independent project, giving you the chance to put the new skills you’ve learned throughout the program into practice.


Throughout the duration of the program, you will stay in entirely Chinese run hotels, giving you first-hand experience of hospitality in China.


Sightseeing, Activities & Classes


group hospitality study programs chinaBetween attending lectures and taking part in project work, you’ll experience the best Beijing and Shanghai have to offer in the safe hands of our experienced team. You’ll visit iconic attractions like the Bund, the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and more. You’ll also take part in a carefully selected range of cultural activities designed to give you a taste of authentic Chinese culture and traditions. These include calligraphy, cooking and mah-jong classes.


During the Hospitality Program, students will join 2 Chinese language classes. Learning with our highly-qualified native speaking teachers, you’ll quickly pick up some basics to help enrich your experience.  



Dates & Inclusions

cultural study tours of chinaOur 14-day Hospitality Program in China includes:

  • Accommodation in modern youth hostels
  • Breakfast and lunch 
  • Hospitality workshop
  • Behind-the-scenes tours of local hospitality companies 
  • Hospitality lectures
  • Sightseeing
  • Cultural activities
  • Transportation (to and from the airport as well as train tickets)
  • 24/7 Emergency support
  • Practical assistance (Hutong School team in Shanghai and Beijing; one full-time Hutong School employee fully dedicated joining the group in Shanghai, Beijing)


Not included:

  • Flights
  • Insurance 
  • Dinner (suggestions are made; however, students are free to make their own decisions)
  • Chinese Visa (30-day, single entry L Visa)


The 2020 Hospitality Program will take place from 24th June until 7th July.  


Booking Terms

The application must be submitted through our application form .

  • Select "Summer Camp"
  • Fill in personal information
  • Mention "Hospitality Program" in comment field


Cancellation Terms

50% reimbursement in case of cancellation prior to departure.

No reimbursement possible after departure date.