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Congratulations to ITC scholarship winners for 2015

Posted on 16/02/2015 by
ITC Short Course Tutor Ali Rigby (middle) with 2015 scholarship winners (from left to right): Tobius, Falestina, Anita, Natasha and Alexi

ITC Short Course Tutor Ali Rigby (middle) with 2015 scholarship winners (from left to right): Tobius, Falestina, Anita, Natasha and Alex

The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) recently awarded scholarships to six talented students.

To apply for a 2015 scholarship, students were asked to submit a video or blog demonstrating their passion for travel and tourism.

ITC Account Manager Ceri Jenkins was very impressed with the quality of this year’s entries.

“Overall there was a very high standard of applicants for 2015 and this year attracted more applications than ever before,” Ceri said. (more…)

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My Disney Experience

Posted on 03/02/2015 by
Jordana Grace (in the green and black dress) with friends and Donald Duck at Disney World, Orlando

Jordana (in the green and black dress) with friends and Donald Duck at Disney World, Orlando

ITC Graduate Jordana Grace has been living and working at Disney World, Orlando for the past six months. As her adventure comes to an end, she reflects on the amazing experience.

If someone came up and told me a year ago when I started at ITC, that when you finish there you will have a job at Disney World, I probably would have laughed at them and been like yeah right. But that all changed when I found a job vacancy on the notice board that said they were looking for people to apply for the Disney college program so I decided that I would go for it. (more…)

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Another ITC work experience success story!

Posted on 19/12/2014 by
ITC students Tala and Lita have both secured permanent roles at Base Backpackers thanks to the College's work experience programme

ITC students Tala and Lita have both secured permanent roles at Base Backpackers thanks to the College’s work experience programme

Two more students from the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) have landed exciting new roles in the tourism industry.

Lita Lamipeti and Tala Time have both been offered permanent roles at Base Backpackers in Auckland after successfully completing work experience at the Queen Street branch.

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Thank you Disney World!

Posted on 16/12/2014 by
Cara Adams has been living and working at Disney World since graduating from ITC

Cara Adams has been living and working at Disney World since graduating from ITC. Here she is pictured in her costume for the ‘Honey I Shrunk the Kids’ playground.

ITC graduate Cara Adams has been living and working at Disney World for the past year. What a journey it has been! She shares some of her favourite memories as she prepares to fly back home to New Zealand.

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ITC student scores highest IATA mark in New Zealand

Posted on 09/12/2014 by
International Travel College student Anastasiya Kolchunova is awarded her IATA Foundation Exam certificate by tutor Steve Burke

International Travel College student Anastasiya Kolchunova is awarded her IATA Foundation Exam certificate by tutor Steve Burke

One very bright student at the International Travel College (ITC) has scored the highest mark in New Zealand for the IATA Foundation Exam.

Anastasiya Kolchunova is an international student from Russia who has been at ITC since February 2013. She has completed Level 3 and Level 4 and is now studying towards a Level 5 Diploma in Tourism and Travel Management.

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Study for free at ITC!

Posted on 04/12/2014 by

Are you passionate about travel? Motivated to succeed? Love learning? Then you might want to apply for a 2015 scholarship at the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC).

We are looking for talented, ambitious individuals who are keen to make their mark on the airline, aviation, travel or tourism industries. If this sounds like you, you could qualify for a scholarship to study for free at ITC.

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Industry work experience leads to permanent role for ITC international student

Posted on 26/11/2014 by
ITC student Lisa Chen

Lisa Chen, an ITC international student from China, has landed her first job in the New Zealand tourism industry. She is working as a part-time receptionist at Base Backpackers while she continues her studies

It’s been a week of job-related celebrations at the International Travel College (ITC). Yesterday we announced that 50 ITC students were employed by Renaissance Tours and today we are celebrating the success of Lisa Chen, who recently started a new part-time job at Base Backpackers in Auckland.

Lisa is an international student from China and is currently studying towards a Level 5 Diploma in International Tourism and Travel Management. She is working for Base as a part-time receptionist while she finishes her studies.

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Renaissance Tours employs 50 ITC students

Posted on 25/11/2014 by

Auckland’s cruise season has started! Several cruise ships are scheduled to dock in the harbour over the busy summer period, bringing many overseas visitors to Auckland’s doorstep.

Students from the International Travel College (ITC) will be working on the frontline when ships arrive, welcoming visitors into Auckland and processing tickets and related paperwork. Renaissance Tours has hired 50 ITC students to work as check-in agents at The Hilton throughout the summer. (more…)

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What is it like to be an international student at ITC?

Posted on 12/11/2014 by
ITC Graduate Boris Valin studied the 2 Year International Diploma and is now working in New Caledonia for a travel wholesaler.

ITC Graduate Boris Valin studied the 2 Year International Diploma and is now working in New Caledonia for a travel wholesaler.

Every year the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) welcomes many international students to Auckland. They come from all over the world; some from as near as Australia, others from as far flung as Russia or Kazakhstan. So what is it like to study at ITC as an international student? What are some challenges and highlights?

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ITC graduate becomes Bon Voyage’s new Travel Apprentice

Posted on 10/11/2014 by
ITC graduate Shannon Bailey has landed an exciting new role with Bon Voyage travel specialists in Parnell.

ITC graduate Shannon Bailey has landed an exciting new role with Bon Voyage travel specialists in Parnell.

When Shannon Bailey graduated from the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC), she had a few goals in mind. One was to land a dream job in the tourism industry. Little did she know what was just around the corner!

Shannon has landed more than a dream job – she’s kickstarted a dream career. She was recently picked to be Bon Voyage’s new ‘Travel Apprentice’. Bon Voyage is a specialist travel agency based in Parnell, Auckland and one of New Zealand’s top selling consultants.

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