Christmas in Canada

Written by Mark Enright The co-op class got a taste of Christmas in Canada this week with a festive themed field trip to finish our busy week. We started at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and ‘Gingerbread Lane’, where the hotel’s lobby was filled with gingerbread houses, castles and villages, in support of the Make-a-Wish Foundation….

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Co-op Fieldtrip to Capilano River Regional Park

Written by Mark Enright Understanding the environment in which we live, travel and play is fundamental to excel in the tourism and hospitality industry. The tourism industry is dependent on a healthy environment, as it acts as an attraction to bring visitors to a destination. The natural environment is one of Vancouver’s greatest selling points. As…

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Eton College at ISTTE Conference in St. Louis, Missouri

Eton College’s philosophy has always been to encourage students, staff and faculty, to engage in lifelong learning. Finding innovative and motivating avenues is at the heart of what we do. Students benefit from credits to transfer to a higher education facility in their future, and employees are invited to participate in regular professional development activities….

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Celebrating World Tourism Day in Vancouver

Written by Mark Enright, Instructor, Eton College Canada September 27th is World Tourism Day and today Eton College celebrated the day in true Vancouver fashion, in the rain! The event was the first of its kind in Vancouver, where students from Eton College’s Tourism and Hospitality programs became “Tourism Ambassadors”. The theme this year was,…

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Sports Day at Eton College

We had our first Eton College Sports Day at the end of July, bringing together our students, faculty and staff. We had over 60 students participate this year from Flight Attendant, Hospitality Management and Travel & Tourism classes.  This event was an opportunity to get out of the classroom and enjoy the beautiful sunny weather….

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Eton Advocates for Literacy

  Eton College is proud to partner with Decoda Literacy Solutions, which provides community-based literacy programs and initiatives in over 400 communities across British Columbia. Decoda supports BC’s children and families, in an effort to build strong individuals, strong families and strong communities. Eton College strongly believes that no one should be left behind for lack of an opportunity for…

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Malala Day – Be #StrongerThan

As education is transformative and empowering, leading to better lives, not only for students, but also for communities and countries. It is our greatest hope that all women on earth have equal and peaceful access to education. Today is “Malala Day”, in support of access to education for all girls. As Malala Yousafzai marks her…

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Happy Canada Day!!

Canada Day celebrates the unification of three colonies. Today, 147 years later, we continue to celebrate and be proud of the Canadian spirit of hospitality, respect of all communities and joy in sharing our beautiful country. Eton College wishes everyone a happy and safe Canada Day!

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