The higher vocational School Hotel and Tourism Management (SSSAT) of Bellinzona is an institution oriented to the training of managers and employees for the entire industry tourist and hotel : catering, management of leisure, travel, transport companies, etc ..
It is a school of the Canton Ticino, officially recognized at the federal, cantonal inserted in the Institute of Economics and Commerce (ICEC).


The SSSAT includes two different sections, corresponding to as many fields of study:
– Managers of the hotel industry
– specialized tourism operators


The purpose of the SSSAT hotel section is the training of middle managers able to assume management tasks in hotel companies and collective households.

Students receive a multipurpose training that takes into account current and future needs of the Swiss and international hospitality industry. In addition to theoretical courses, including practical exercises, case studies, seminars, etc. the period of practice in the company, allows, to the future management employees to develop their professional skills both practical and intellectual. Future graduates will SSSAT of “creative engineers” can motivate employees and manage a hotel or a restaurant.