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ITC Short Course team creates Eco Tourism program

Posted on 31/08/2021 by

An ITC Short Course guides students to create and execute sustainable ideas for their local communities.

When the pandemic put New Zealand tourism on pause in 2020, many New Zealanders and industry groups urged that we as a country take the opportunity to make the industry more eco-friendly.

The ‘Not 100% – but four steps closer to sustainable tourism’ report released in early 2021 was just one submission outlining ways we could improve how environmentally friendly our industry could be.

Additionally, the 2021 Sustainable Travel Report by found that 77% of Kiwi travellers think sustainable travel is vital. 

At ITC, we also believe tourism can and should be more sustainable, which is why our short course team has recently created a new course dedicated to Eco Tourism. (more…)

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ITC set to attend Go With Tourism Expo this May

Posted on 05/05/2021 by

ITC will be at the Go With Tourism Expo from May 20-22 in Auckland!

ITC is one of New Zealand’s leading providers of tertiary-level travel and tourism training, which is why you’ll find us at many major tourism events and expos throughout the country.

This May, we’re excited to host a stall at the Go With Tourism Expo from May 20-22. This will be held at the ASB Showgrounds from 10am to 3pm each day, and is a free event – just be sure to register!

Read on to find out more about this fantastic expo and how you can win prizes that will help you prepare for the tropical bubble when you come and visit our stall! (more…)

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Could you be New Zealand’s next Top Tourism Star?

Posted on 22/04/2021 by

Are you ready to be a tourism star?

With an Australian travel bubble opening up and vaccines rolling out across the country and the world, there’s a definite, inescapable sense of excitement and positivity throughout the tourism sector.

Everyone at ITC, from our tutors to our marketing team to our students, can all feel the momentum of the industry as it really begins to pick itself up and look forward to a bright future, and we can’t help but want to share that with the world.

That’s why we’re in search of New Zealand’s Top Tourism Star – could it be you? (more…)

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Come visit ITC at Polyfest to go in the draw to win two tickets to Six60!

Posted on 08/04/2021 by

Come and learn about ITC at Polyfest and go in the draw to win Six60 tickets.

ASB Polyfest is an incredible annual event that celebrates New Zealand’s cultural diversity through dance. High schools from all over New Zealand head to Polyfest to perform, and to connect with their roots, other students, and all New Zealanders.

This year, ITC will have a booth at Polyfest, where we’ll be chatting with students about our courses and what a career in tourism and travel might mean for you.

Here’s a little more about this awesome event, and how stopping by could get you tickets to Six60! (more…)

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Find out if tourism and ITC is right for you with a FREE two-hour workshop

Posted on 04/02/2021 by

Come along to a free ITC workshop to see if tourism, travel and aviation training is right for you.

Have you considered signing up with ITC but just aren’t quite sure? Want to know more about our exciting industry? Would you prefer to do a trial run before making the commitment?

We have good news for you!

Our Whangarei, Auckland City, and South Auckland (Botany) campuses are all offering free two-hour workshops this month, so you can come along and ‘try before you buy’. (more…)

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How the ITC whanau has supported students through 2020

Posted on 03/12/2020 by

ITC supported students throughout 2020, ensuring the pandemic didn’t put their studies on hold.

The year 2020 has been a tough one for everyone. Every New Zealander has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in some way, and even though Aotearoa has pulled through exceedingly well compared with most countries, it doesn’t negate the fact that thousands of Kiwis have struggled this year.

When New Zealand announced it would be heading into Alert Level 4 lockdown, ITC immediately jumped into action. Our biggest goal was to support our students, and ensure they could continue their studies. (more…)

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ITC students help to bring The 36th America’s Cup to life

Posted on 01/12/2020 by

The America’s Cup is returning to Auckland, and ITC student volunteers are helping to make it all happen.

The 38th America’s Cup is returning to Auckland this summer, and once again, ITC students have offered their time to help make it happen.

We’re counting down the days until this world-famous yacht race gets started, so here’s a little more about the cup itself and how ITC is getting involved. (more…)

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ITC students step up to volunteer at Auckland Travel Expo

Posted on 18/11/2020 by

The Auckland Travel Expo featured the region’s best attractions and experiences, all with the help of wonderful ITC volunteers.

The first ever Discover Auckland Travel Expo was held over the weekend on November 14 at Shed 10, offering a chance for visitors to learn about all the experiences and sights throughout the region.

This annual event is a large undertaking, requiring a lot of planning to put together and hands on deck to help it run seamlessly on the day. Naturally, a number of ITC students were quick to sign up to volunteer their weekend time to help out.

Here’s a little more about the expo, and feedback from our student volunteers. (more…)

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ITC students help industry promote ‘Loving NZ’ competition

Posted on 06/10/2020 by

ITC student volunteers are helping run the ‘Loving NZ’ competition at the Botany Town Centre these school holidays.

Auckland’s Botany Town Centre is offering Kiwis the chance to win $5,000 worth of travel around the country these school holidays.

The competition, ‘Loving NZ’, is taking place from September 28 until October 11, and student volunteers from ITC are helping to make it happen.


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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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