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Explore your tourism career options at ITC’s Careers Day

Posted on 24/09/2019 by

Meet inspiring ITC graduates working in the tourism industry at our free Careers Day in October.

Thinking about a career in New Zealand’s exciting airline, travel and tourism industry?

Want to meet people who are working in the industry in jobs they love?

Then mark Thursday 17th October in your calendar – ITC’s Careers Day (a FREE event).

Event: ITC’s Careers Day
Date: Thursday 17th October
Time: 10 am to 2 pm (allow 1 hr to visit all booths)
Venue: ITC Auckland Botany Campus – Level 1, Fashion Pavilions, Botany Town Centre

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ITC Graduation 2019: Celebrating the future of tourism

Posted on 17/09/2019 by

Some of our proud graduating students of 2019.

Another year, another wonderful ITC graduation. Staff, students, friends, family, and industry recently gathered at the Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre for an incredible evening of celebration and inspiration.

“It’s an honour to sit and watch the students take the stage,” says ITC Marketing Manager Mel Jenkins.

“This is their moment to shine and celebrate all their hard work.”

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5 reasons to study tourism in New Zealand

Posted on 10/09/2019 by

Fiordland National Park, one of many stunning landscapes in New Zealand.

If you want to study tourism, New Zealand is the place to be – here’s five reasons why.

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New ‘Photo of the Month’ competition captures tourism fun

Posted on 03/09/2019 by

ITC students are capturing inspiring photos from their studies for a new competition.

Our new ‘Photo of the Month’ student competition is capturing all the best things about studying airline, travel, and tourism at ITC. 

Students take photos of all the fun things they get up to while studying – like work experience, industry visits, and flight attendant training in the Airport Training Centre (just to name a few).

They then upload their photos to a private Facebook group to be in to win a $50 prezzy card. A new winner is drawn every month. 

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ITC raises money for charity with midwinter Christmas celebrations

Posted on 27/08/2019 by

Midwinter Christmas cheer at ITC’s Auckland campuses.

Cure Kids, Heart Kids, and the Auckland City Mission have each received a donation from the International Travel College, thanks to money raised from midwinter Christmas celebrations.

Last week was ‘Midwinter Christmas Week’ at both the Botany and Auckland City campuses. 

Each campus embraced the festive spirit, complete with decorations and a Christmas tree at both reception areas.

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Qantas staff inspired and energised after ITC PD day

Posted on 20/08/2019 by

ITC recently hosted a Professional Development day for Qantas call centre staff.

One little-known fact about ITC is that we run professional development days with the likes of Explore Group NZ and Qantas.

Recently, staff from the Qantas call centre came into ITC for a fun day of training and team bonding.

The workshop was led by Daniel Maine, whose main role is short course tutor and marketing support. 

Daniel is known for his enthusiasm, energy, and awesome sense of humour – and this workshop certainly ticked all of those boxes.

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Be inspired: ‘ITC helped me to speak up and stand out’

Posted on 13/08/2019 by

ITC graduate Brooke Manak says ITC helped her feel more confident and outspoken.

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.

Like many students, when Brooke Manak started studying at ITC she was quite shy.

Public speaking terrified her and she would get anxious before presentations. 

But, thanks to ITC’s supportive tutors and learning environment, she slowly came out of her shell and gained the confidence to speak up and stand out.

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5 ways students benefit from our close ties with the tourism industry

Posted on 06/08/2019 by

Students benefit from our close and friendly relationship with many tourism businesses.

The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) is actively involved in the tourism industry.

ITC has close ties with tourism businesses and organisations – and students reap the benefits.

Here are five ways ITC’s industry involvement helps students advance their tourism careers.

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ITC inspires young people into tourism with epic short courses

Posted on 30/07/2019 by

Daniel, Sarah and Devin – the epic team teaching ITC short courses.

Did you know ITC teaches epic short courses to high school students throughout New Zealand? And that we also support tourism teachers and the wider tourism industry by supplying educational resources?

“ITC’s Tourism Education Team makes a significant impact on students, tourism teachers, STAR, Gateway & careers advisors nationwide,” says ITC’s Marketing Manager and Tourism Education Team Lead Mel Jenkins.

“We inspire young people and open their eyes to the exciting career opportunities in the tourism, travel and aviation industry.” 

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Aviation students: Where are they now?

Posted on 23/07/2019 by

ITC tutor Ali leads a flight attending workshop in our Airport Training Centre.

One of ITC’s most popular qualifications is the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a strand in Aviation

This 20-week, Level 3 course covers topics such as flight attending, aviation security, check-in procedures, international travel documentation, baggage processing, airport geography, and more.

For the first time ever, ITC’s Botany campus is offering a new morning course from 9 am to 1 pm.

To celebrate the launch of this new course, let’s take a look at where some of ITC’s aviation graduates are working now.

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