Where Can Your Career in Tourism Take You? Consider Working on a Cruise Ship!

This year, almost 30 million passengers are expected to board cruises all over the world. They will enjoy a stay packed with activities, leisurely relaxation time, upbeat entertainment, many destinations to explore, and plenty of delectable menu items to savour. It’s the experience of a lifetime! Or, it would be if guests didn’t come back…

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Why You Might Want to Become a Tour Guide After Your Travel and Tourism Courses

A truly great guided tour can be an unforgettable experience for travelers. It can bring the history and culture of their destination to life, enhance the social aspect of their trip, and even help nervous tourists feel more at ease in their new surroundings. At the heart of every great tour is an excellent tour…

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Why Cultural Intelligence Is a Key Skill for Graduates of Tourism College

Want to succeed in travel and tourism? Having a high cultural intelligence (CQ) can help. Possessing good cultural intelligence means you’re able to understand the needs and desires of people from different cultural backgrounds. It can help you figure out how to best connect with customers from all over the world, which is hugely important…

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3 Awesome Instagram Accounts Students in Tourism Courses Can Follow

Got a passion for travel? You’ll find a lot to love on Instagram! Thousands of photographers and travel and tourism companies use the social media platform to share gorgeous photos from around the world, showcasing amazing places and incredible attractions that are sure to fill you with wanderlust. Tourism careers can help you experience new…

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A Year of Sustainable Tourism: What 2017 Brings for Students Pursuing Tourism Careers

  Poor management of a tourism hot spot can lead to environmental damage, or create unethical living conditions for locals. The “sustainable tourism” movement has developed in response to this. It encourages environmental friendliness and fair treatment of local populations in tourist areas. This movement is growing in popularity, and recently got a big push…

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Eton College and Vancouver Island University: Working Together to Prepare Students for Tourism Careers

Thinking about starting a career in the travel and tourism industry? Eton College and Vancouver Island University have teamed up to offer you an exceptional dual credential tourism program! The first year is run by Eton College and teaches you the skills you’ll need for several different travel and tourism careers. In the second year,…

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Announcement – Eton College opens a New Campus in Powell River

It is with great pride that we announce the opening of Eton College’s second campus. Located in the exquisitely natural and green surroundings of Powell River, British Columbia, the campus is a welcome addition for students wishing to pursue an education in Tourism, Hospitality, Flight Attendant, and Business Administration in a city, proud to be…

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Best of 2015 – Eton College Highlights

As 2015 comes to a close, we look back on some of our favourite memories from this year. Nicole Beaulieu, Director of Operations: Every year one of my favourite moment is when grads throw their caps in the air. It is symbolic of the joy and pride of success, the result of hard work, the…

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