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Save the dates! ITC announces 2020 Open Days

Posted on 21/01/2020 by

Make 2020 your best year yet by kickstarting your career in airline, travel and tourism.

If you’re considering a career in airline, travel or tourism in 2020, have your online calendar at the ready.

You’ll want to save the dates for our upcoming Open Days so you can come and visit one of our campuses and discover the magic of studying at ITC for yourself.

Open Days are a fantastic opportunity to meet and greet the staff, get a tour of the campus, ask questions about the qualifications, and hear student success stories. 

Here’s a quick overview of the dates for each campus. (more…)

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ITC wows Explore Group staff with sales & customer experience workshops

Posted on 14/01/2020 by

Explore Group employees learn customer experience and sales tips at ITC’s Airport Training Centre.

Explore Group – one of New Zealand’s leading sailing and cruising specialists – recently engaged ITC to deliver sales and customer experience workshops to 26 of its staff members.

ITC was approached by Explore’s General Manager, Alyson Curran, to help prepare staff for the busy summer season.

“We were honoured to be asked to provide staff training for Explore Group,” says ITC Marketing Manager Mel Jenkins.


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ITC brings Christmas cheer to 7 charities

Posted on 17/12/2019 by

ITC has donated over $4,000 to charities to help those in need this Christmas.

For many people, Christmas is a wonderful time of year – a time of family, friends, food, and celebration.

But, for many others, Christmas can be a challenging time. At Christmas – more than ever – it’s important to give back to the community and help those in need.

This year, ITC has spread Christmas cheer to 7 charities.

ITC chief executive Claire Huxley has kindly donated to each of the below donations ($4,250 in total). 

  • Auckland City Mission
  • Christmas Box
  • The Salvation Army
  • Age Concern
  • Variety Children
  • SPCA
  • Alzheimer’s New Zealand

A representative from The Salvation Army reached out to Claire and ITC to say thank you for the donation.

“Thank you so much for your very kind and generous donation to our Christmas Appeal this week. Your generosity to The Salvation Army has been so gratefully received. It is very much appreciated and contributes significantly to our work of helping people in need, especially at this time of year.”

If you would like to donate to a charity before Christmas, it’s not too late! There are several deserving charities that could use some extra support – and every dollar counts.

On that festive note, the ITC blog will be taking a break until the 7th of January. Have a wonderful festive season, look after each other and keep safe!

– The ITC team :)

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The year in review: 2019 highlights from ITC

Posted on 10/12/2019 by
2019 ITC highlights

What a year 2019 was!

With Christmas and the new year fast approaching, it’s time for our inaugural highlights blog.

This is when we reflect on the past 12 months and share some of our top stories from the year.

Here’s our favourite blogs from 2019 – what a year it was.


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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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