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NZ Tourism: ITC Industry Expo looks to the future

Posted on 22/09/2020 by

A representative from Haka Tours speaking at ITC during the 2019 Industry Expo.

ITC is hosting two Industry Expos next month, giving students a chance to hear from tourism employers and how they are adapting to the novel coronavirus, Covid-19. 

The expos are called “Planning For The Future” and will feature a panel of some of the industry’s top employers.

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Tourism jobs ‘coming in quick’ for ITC students & graduates

Posted on 10/09/2020 by

ITC helps students and graduates find jobs in the tourism industry, including support with CV and interview prep.

One of the biggest perks of studying with ITC is it gives you access to exclusive job opportunities – both when you’re studying and for a lifetime once you graduate. 

The ITC Student Jobs Page lists job roles that are open to ITC students & graduates ONLY. 

These jobs are relevant jobs in the industry from trusted employers who are looking for their next star employee,” says ITC Marketing Manager Mel Jenkins.

“There are currently over 15 job vacancies listed, and more jobs are coming in quick.”

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Meet ITC graduate Maud Dovil: “I miss studying at ITC”

Posted on 03/09/2020 by

ITC graduate Maud Dovil (centre) says studying at ITC was such an awesome experience she’d do it all over again.

ITC graduate Maud Dovil says the staff at ITC made her studying experience so enjoyable and rewarding – to the point she misses coming to campus every day!

“Studying is not easy, but at ITC you are actually followed by the tutor and get the support you need,” says Maud.

“Being a student at ITC was fun. ITC prepares you for your career in the tourism industry. From organising special events where we enjoy learning from different cultures, organising CV workshops, famil trips around the country, to role plays in almost real business situations.”

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Dance away Alert Level 3 with ITC! (Plus other Lockdown tips)

Posted on 19/08/2020 by

Get ready for the ITC Tik Tok Challenge!

To all our Auckland students, friends, and family – you’re doing an amazing job navigating another Level 3 Lockdown. 

Here at ITC, our Auckland students are doing online learning at home – and we’re still having plenty of fun. 

“ITC is famous for its fun, friendly campus culture, so we’re working hard to make sure that culture stays well and truly alive during lockdown,” says ITC Marketing Manager Mel Jenkins.

“Last lockdown, we had weekly themes to keep spirits high – like best dressed, best workspace, and even favourite memes. And this lockdown we’re excited to announce a brand new initiative.”

Introducing the ITC Tik Tok Challenge!

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New tourism show ‘The Itinerary’ features ITC CEO Claire Huxley as special guest

Posted on 12/08/2020 by

ITC CEO Claire Huxley (centre) shares her insights about tourism education in the time of COVID-19. 

The Itinerary is a brand new Go With Tourism show about all things tourism – and ITC’s very own CEO, Claire Huxley, was a special guest on the first episode.

This is “a show that will delve into the infinite universe that is tourism,” says host Megan Alatini.

“Each week I will be joined by a panel of industry experts.”

The first episode is called State of The Nation and focuses on the industry’s response to disruptions due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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Help your CV stand out from the crowd with the New Zealand Certificate in Travel Level 4

Posted on 05/08/2020 by

Sharpen your CV by adding the New Zealand Certificate of Travel Level 4.

Do you want your CV to stand out from the crowd?

Are you looking for ways to differentiate yourself from other applicants going for travel or tourism jobs?

The New Zealand Certificate in Travel Level 4 could give your resume the boost it needs in this competitive job market.

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Visit ITC at the Go With Tourism Expo

Posted on 22/07/2020 by

ITC representatives at last year’s Go With Tourism Expo.

ITC is once again attending the popular Go With Tourism Expo

This amazing expo is a great opportunity to learn more about a career in tourism and meet with different employers and providers, including ITC.

When: Thursday 6 August to Saturday 8 August

Where: ASB Showgrounds (Greenlane)

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Open days are back!

Posted on 15/07/2020 by

Attend an ITC Open Day for a campus tour and to meet with staff and students.

We are excited to share that our popular Open Days are back!

After taking a break from Open Days due to COVID-19 and social distancing, we’re now able to welcome you back on campus.

We have a number of upcoming Open Days at both our Auckland City and South Auckland campuses. 

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Be inspired: “Disney was just the beginning”

Posted on 01/07/2020 by

ITC graduate Michelle Coutts reflects on her experience living and working at Disney World.

When life throws you challenges and curveballs, some people see them as a setback – others see them as a learning opportunity and a chance to grow.

ITC graduate Michelle Coutts is definitely a glass-half-full person, who looks for the bright side in life.

Like many people across the world, Michelle’s life was changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

She was meant to spend another six months living and working at Disney World – one of her lifelong dreams – but instead she found herself back on a plane to New Zealand sooner than expected. 

Although Michelle would have loved to stay at Disney World for longer, she is so grateful for the experience and knows it was just the beginning of her exciting journey.

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‘Visit’ ITC at the Virtual Careers Expo – June 18th & 19th

Posted on 17/06/2020 by

Come and ‘visit’ our stall at the Virtual Careers Expo!

ITC is participating in the Virtual Careers Expo this week – and you’re invited!

Our friends at the Media Design School have brought a number of NZ’s top training providers together for this virtual expo.

When: Thursday 18th June, 12pm to 8pm and Friday 19th June, 9am to 5pm
Where: Online – register here

This expo is completely free and open to anyone. It’s a great way to explore your study options and learn more about different training providers, including us here at ITC.

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