The school was founded in 1961, and later, in 1994, it was renamed into Klaipeda Tourism School. Students can choose specialities from the fields like trade and catering service as well as tourism sector. Currently, the school has enrolled about 600 students.
Since 1998 the school has been participating in various national and international projects, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Erasmus+, Nordplus, and other. The school has acquired extensive experience organizing mobility visits, and accepting aspiring teachers and students from abroad.
The school has a modern, innovative accommodation, catering and trade sector which provides students with practical training. There are highly-equipped practical training facilities for chefs, confectioners, waiters, bartenders, trade companies‘ assistant managers, alongside with a library, a modernized reading room, and classrooms.