Posts by Jess O'Connor
Late last year, the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) delivered a workshop for Explore Group to help prepare Explore’s staff for what might be the busiest summer on record.
With 22 years of tourism training experience, ITC is passionate about delivering training to students and tourism businesses. All of ITC’s staff are qualified trainers with practical tourism experience.
“Before our tutors became teachers, they were tourism professionals. They worked in airline, travel, and tourism, and have first-hand experience of the unique skills required to thrive in this growing industry,” says Claire Huxley, ITC Marketing Director.In the Community, News, Study inspiration | Tagged staff training, Tourism training | Leave a reply
Have you just finished school and you’re looking for your next challenge? Or are you in the mood for a career change?
Whether you’re a school leaver or a career changer, a career in tourism could be right for you. And the best way to kickstart your tourism career is with a qualification from The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC).News, Study inspiration | Leave a reply
As a travel-lover, you probably wish you were on a plane to somewhere exotic this summer.
But you don’t have to travel internationally to live the life of a traveller. Here are five ways to be a tourist in your own hometown this summer.News, Study inspiration | Leave a reply
In an act of festive generosity, the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) has donated over $5,000 to charity for Christmas.
Staff voted to donate to charity in lieu of a Christmas party – and the Auckland City Mission, The Salvation Army, and YWCA were the lucky recipients.In the Community, News | Leave a reply
Would you like to work in New Zealand’s thriving tourism industry?
Are you a school-leaver or career-changer looking for a qualification that will help you get an excellent entry-level job?
Come and study the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Tourism & Travel at the International Travel College.
This Level 3 qualification is the perfect introduction to the tourism industry, with a particular focus on New Zealand tourism destinations and customer service skills.News, Study inspiration | Leave a reply
Back in 1994, I was a little 12-year-old boy shaking with excitement and adrenaline after completing my first bungy jump. This was followed by jetboating, white water rafting, canyoning, abseiling, snowboarding, and the list goes on. The foundation of my tourism career had begun.News, Staff News |
Japanese businesspeople recently learned all about New Zealand’s thriving tourism industry at a workshop in Okinawa.
ITC tutor Takeyuki Morita delivered a workshop about sustainable tourism management while in Japan on an international marketing trip. Originally from Okinawa, Takeyuki took this opportunity to share his knowledge about New Zealand tourism with his home country.
Takeyuki was invited by the Okinawa Chamber of Commerce to deliver the workshop, which had the topic of ‘Cross-Cultural Communication in Business Management’.In the Community, News, Staff News | Leave a reply
ITC Marketing Director Claire Huxley recently attended Tourism Summit Aotearoa, where she learned more about the TIA’s Sustainability Commitment. Here are some of her thoughts and ideas for putting sustainability into action as the tourism industry works towards its Tourism 2025 goals.
Having had an exhilarating experience at the Tourism Summit Aotearoa Workshops this week, I feel compelled to share some of my own thoughts and ideas around how the tourism industry can thrive and prosper as we all zoom towards the collective Tourism 2025 vision.In the Community, News | Leave a reply
Working while you study is an excellent way to gain customer service experience, add to your CV, and keep your bank account looking healthy.
However, a part-time job can be time-consuming, so it’s important to avoid overcommitting yourself. Study should always come first!
It is possible to do both if you’re organised and motivated. In fact, we often encourage students to work a few hours a week so they can gain some real-world experience while they study.
Here are some tips for juggling work and study from Cathy Alder, one of our employment consultants.News, Study inspiration | Leave a reply
Are you thinking about studying airline, travel or tourism with ITC?
Come to one of our Open Days to learn all about the College and what to expect if you enrol with us.
An ITC Open Day is a relaxed, welcoming day. It’s a chance for you to get a sneak peek into life at the College. Our Open Days are also designed to help you decide whether we’re the right training provider for you.
At an Open Day, you will have the opportunity to:News | Leave a reply