Yinxing was started by Fang Gongyu in association with CUIT in 2002 to create a premiere international hospitality and tourism management college providing utilitarian undergraduate programs.
●2002: Yinxing, as an affiliate to Chengdu College of Information Technology (now CUIT), was founded with a Sichuan Education Department enrollment license for 2002.
●2004: The MOE approved Yinxing as one of the first independent Sichuan colleges providing undergraduate education.
●2005: Hongguang campus construction commenced in Pidu in March. 245 non-degree grads first graduated in June.
●2006: 168 undergrads first graduated in June.
●2008: Yinxing was removed wholly to Hongguang campus.
●2012: Yinxing was permitted to make bachelor degree awards.
●2017: Hotel Management was rated as a CUAA Six Star Specialty. Yinxing established Southwest China Dormitory Research Institute.
●2018: Yinxing established in Chengdu a house inn and boutique hotel association, affiliated to China Tourism Association. Hotel Management was rated as a CUAA Six Star Specialty for a second year.