The Saigontourist Hospitality College (STHC) is a post-secondary institution that seeks to provide students with hands-on training in the hospitality and tourism industry. STHC was established as a basic tourism and hotel school in September 15, 1989. It was later upgraded to an official college. While the school is a member of the Saigontourist Holding Company, it is a public college. The school reports the government of Vietnam, but works independently.