Posts by Hayley Clark
Stacey Elie is a wonderful recent ITC graduate who was living the dream, working at the Disney Exchange Program, when the pandemic broke out.
Despite this upset, Stacey managed to return to New Zealand and land an incredible new role in tourism thanks to her own hard work and ITC’s support.
Learn a little more about Stacey’s journey, what she’s up to now, and her advice for students. (more…)Posted in News, Student success, Study inspiration | Tagged Disney Cultural Exchange, Graduate interview, ITC Award winning training, Student success | Leave a reply
Eitaro Goshima is a recent ITC graduate who began his studies at our Christchurch campus before moving to Auckland and continuing with level 5.
Soon after graduating, our Employment Consultant Sarndra approached Eitaro with the opportunity that she knew he would be perfect for. She arranged a phone call with SkyCity. By the end of the conversation both Eitaro and SkyCity employer Shaun knew he was a perfect fit for the role. This is another example of the extra mile our Employment Consultants go to for our students. His new boss Shaun can’t stop talking about just how wonderful Eitaro has been to work with.
“Eitaro has done a fantastic job since joining the SkyCity Hotel Concierge team. Being an ITC graduate, Eitaro is a great success story, and an example of how ITC prepares its students. Eitaro settled into the team relatively effortlessly and now runs his own shift. I am impressed with his can-do attitude, his willingness to learn, and I look forward to seeing Eitaro progress in his career,” he said.
So we decided to catch up with Eitaro and find out a little more. Here’s what he had to say! (more…)Posted in News, Student success, Study inspiration | Tagged Graduate interview, ITC Award winning training, Student success, Study travel and tourism | Leave a reply
Claire Huxley is ITC’s Chief Executive Officer and a worldwide traveller. Her background in international travel and tourism and her own extensive travels, paired with her marketing background, make her an incredible leader for the International Travel College.
Recently, Claire offered up some words of wisdom for graduates, and for those graduating over the coming months.
“Remember the lessons you learnt during this year – resilience is about learning from what you have been through and don’t forget you’ve come this far, you can do so much more!!! Focus on progress not perfection” (more…)Posted in News, Study inspiration | Tagged Advice, Graduates, ITC Award winning training, Work in travel and tourism | Leave a reply
In March last year, countries around the world slammed their borders shut. It was a shocking move, and one that largely stopped international tourism in its tracks.
Yet in an incredible collective effort, it has taken little over a year to create and roll out a vaccine, and that has meant many countries are once again looking to open their borders and welcome international tourists back in.
Here’s a little more about what’s happening around the world! (more…)Posted in News, Travel and Tourism News | Tagged Pandemic recovery, Passion for travel, Study travel and tourism, Travel and Tourism | Leave a reply
The ITC New Zealand Certificate in Travel is starting soon on July 12 at the South Auckland campus, so now is the time to enrol.
This course is perfect for anyone looking to enter the industry, offering a step up from our level 3 qualifications and additional skills and knowledge.
Here’s a little more about the course, and what you need to be able to enrol! (more…)Posted in News | Tagged Enrollment, ITC Award winning training, Level 4, Tourism training, Travel Training | Leave a reply
Considering studying for a travel and tourism qualification to kick start your career in this exciting industry?
Now is your chance!
ITC has added a new course start date for our New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a strand in Tourism and Travel. This level 3 course begins at the Auckland City Campus on July 12, and takes 20 weeks to complete, so you’ll be graduating at the end of the year!
Here’s more about this fantastic course. (more…)Posted in News, Study inspiration | Tagged Enrollment, ITC Award winning training, New Zealand Tourism Training, Study travel and tourism, Tourism training | Leave a reply
With hope, excitement, and relentless positivity, we’re looking ahead to a spring and summer that are bustling with tourism as New Zealand opens bubbles with Australia and the Cook Islands.
And it’s not just us preparing for greater numbers of travellers in the months to come.
Countless tourism and hospitality businesses around New Zealand have started hiring new staff to cater to the crowds.
Here’s what we’re seeing in terms of new roles coming available, and what we’re celebrating in terms of ITC graduates filling so many of them. (more…)Posted in News, Student success, Travel and Tourism News | Tagged Employment, ITC Award winning training, ITC graduates, New Zealand Tourism Training, Travel Training | Leave a reply
On May 17, New Zealand opened a two-way bubble with the Cook Islands, allowing visitors to enjoy quarantine-free travel in both directions.
One of the very first to fly from New Zealand to Rarotonga was ITC’s own Daniel Maine, who was kind enough to share his experiences with us when he got back.
Read more about Daniel’s incredible trip and what it was like to travel in a bubble! (more…)Posted in News, Staff News, Travel and Tourism News | Tagged Passion for travel, Rarotonga, Travel, Travel bubble | Leave a reply
With the travel and tourism industries looking up, we’re seeing increased demand from the industry for employees in the aviation sector – which is why we’re launching a 20-week aviation course.
The New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a strand in Aviation Level 3 will be held at our Botany Campus, starting July 12.
Here’s why you should sign up! (more…)Posted in Airline, News, Study inspiration | Tagged Airline training, Aviation, ITC Award winning training, Study aviation | Leave a reply
Thanks to our successful management of the virus, and that of our neighbours across the Tasman, we’ve been able to create one of the first quarantine-free travel bubbles in the world.
It has now been a little over a month since New Zealand’s travel bubble with Australia opened, and a week since the beginning of the bubble with the Cook Islands.
So how is it going? And what does it all mean for the tourism industry? (more…)Posted in News, Study inspiration, Travel and Tourism News | Tagged New Zealand travel, study tourism, Tourism Industry, Tourism training, Travel bubbles | Leave a reply