This study employs a quantitative analysis of teacher capabilities, student qualities, and other factors to explore the construction of a new educational ecology for tourism majors in higher vocational colleges. This study employed a quantitative approach with a total of 851 participants. The main data analysis was conducted through observation and questionnaires from teachers and students majoring in tourism. Research findings show that teacher capabilities and student qualities are key in shaping tourism education. This aids in establishing a new educational paradigm. Additionally, national policies, societal needs, and institutional support can align to facilitate this process. Constructing a new ecosystem in the field of tourism education at vocational colleges is a comprehensive endeavor that demands collective efforts. This process involves enhancing the capabilities of teachers and the qualities of students, alongside the synergistic influence of national policies, societal demands, and institutional support. The limited sample size of this study may constrain the generalizability of its results, and there is a possibility of dishonest responses among the students. This study holds significant practical and policy implications for constructing a new ecosystem in the field of tourism education at vocational colleges, contributing to enhancing the quality of talent cultivation, driving industry development, and fostering in-depth academic research. This study delves into teacher competence, student quality, and external factors in vocational college tourism education's ecosystem. It provides insights to enhance education practices and policies, boosting tourism education and industry growth.