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Online booking is here! Book an information session now

Posted on 03/12/2019 by

You can now book an information session with ITC online, straight from your laptop or mobile device.

Christmas has come early at the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC), in the shape of an awesome new feature to our website. 

We now offer online booking for information sessions at Auckland City, South Auckland (Botany), Christchurch and Whangarei campuses. Online booking is also available for those interested in our Study From Home option. 


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From tourism student to managing director: Meet Saurabh Vyas

Posted on 26/11/2019 by

ITC graduate Saurabh Vyas (now Managing Director of Vyas Travels) with ITC International Marketing Manager Lesley Brough in 2010.

One of the most rewarding things about being a tourism training provider is seeing students go on to achieve great things in the tourism industry. 

Saurabh Vyas is one such student. Saurabh, an international student from India, studied with ITC from 2009-2011. 

After completing a Diploma in International Tourism and Travel Management, Saurabh returned to his hometown of Raipur, central India to run his family’s travel company, Vyas Travels.

Now the managing director, Saurabh oversees two branches – Vyas Travels in Bhilai and Vyas Travel Services in Raipur, central India – and has great plans to grow the business.


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Be inspired: ‘ITC helped me grow as a person’

Posted on 19/11/2019 by

ITC graduate Kayla Jenkins reflects on the life-changing experience of studying tourism.

Welcome to ‘Be Inspired’. Every few months, we give you a ‘behind-the-scenes’ glimpse into the journey of an inspirational ITC student and share what it took for them to achieve their goals. Everyone climbs their own Everest, and these students hope to inspire others by sharing the truth of their journey to the summit.

When Kayla Jenkins first started studying at ITC, she suffered from anxiety and low self-confidence.

“I was a really anxious person,” she reflects.

“I didn’t have the confidence I needed to do things, like apply for jobs.”

While Kayla still struggles with anxiety from time to time, she says studying at ITC helped her to feel more confident and take more risks.


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Get management ready in record time with Level 5

Posted on 12/11/2019 by

Students learn about ITC’s exciting Level 5 qualification at a special meet and greet.

For students interested in a management career within the tourism industry, our Level 5 qualification could be the perfect start.

In just 48 weeks, Level 5 students cover management topics such as human resources, marketing, strategic planning, research, finance, legislation, and information technology.

The goal of the qualification is to get students ‘management ready’ in less than a year, arming them with the skills and knowledge to fast-track to a management role within the tourism industry.


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ITC students volunteer at tourism’s biggest night of the year

Posted on 05/11/2019 by

ITC students volunteer at the Tourism Awards Dinner 2019, alongside students from other colleges.

It’s often called tourism’s biggest night of the year: the renowned New Zealand Tourism Awards dinner.

This prestigious event is an opportunity to formally recognise the industry’s finest – and ITC students were right there to witness all of the excitement unfold.

Six hard-working ITC students had the opportunity to volunteer at the Awards dinner, which was held in Christchurch at Horncastle Arena on 24 October.


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Student success: Jobs, jobs and more jobs!

Posted on 29/10/2019 by

Congratulations to all the ITC graduates out working in the industry!

Wondering what types of jobs you can apply for with a travel and tourism qualification?

Let these recent student outcomes speak for themselves…

Here are where some of our recent graduates have found work over the past six months.


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ITC showcases tourism employers at special Career’s Day

Posted on 22/10/2019 by

Some of the incredible exhibitors from the Career’s Day, alongside ITC staff.

It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to meet top tourism employers and ask them about working in the industry. 

But, that’s exactly what happened for the lucky attendees of ITC’s Career’s Day last week. 

ITC held a special Career’s Day at Botany Campus on Friday 17th October, giving people the chance to meet recruiters from top employers, including Air New Zealand, Qantas, AJ Hackett, Jucy, Disney, Go Holidays, and Swissport. 


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Exciting jobs you could get with a tourism qualification

Posted on 15/10/2019 by

Dreaming of your next adventure? Here are some of the exciting places a tourism qualification could take you.

Thinking about a career in tourism?

Wondering what types of jobs you could get once you complete a tourism qualification?

Tourism is NZ’s biggest industry – and one of the world’s biggest industries, too – so there are countless possibilities out there, both in NZ and abroad.

To give you an idea, here are some of the recent job postings from the ITC Job Board (applications open to ITC students and graduates only).


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Thinking about studying tourism in 2020? You could start in 2019!

Posted on 08/10/2019 by

Want to kickstart your tourism career in 2020? Now is the time to act! There’s still three months left in 2019 – make them count.

It’s that time of year again – the downhill slope until December and the start of summer.

Christmas decorations are already on sale, fruit mince pies are the supermarket, and it won’t be long until we hear Jingle Bells in the mall. 

With 2019 about to disappear in the blink of an eye, you might already be thinking ahead to 2020 and considering your study options.


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5 inspiring quotes from ITC graduates

Posted on 01/10/2019 by

Looking for extra motivation to study? These quotes will set you on your way.

If you’re thinking about studying tourism with the International Travel College (ITC), who better to hear from than ITC graduates.

Our graduates are leading exciting careers out in the industry and have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to studying. 

Here are five inspiring quotes from five inspiring graduates to give you an insight into what it’s like to study with ITC.


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