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12 ways to impress your interviewer

Posted on 26/04/2017 by

Being positive, asking questions, and dressing professionally are just some of the ways you can impress at a job interview.

If you want to ace a job interview, preparation is key. Planning ahead can help you feel calm and confident on the day.

There are several ways you can prepare. We spoke to Cathy and Sarndra, ITC’s employment experts, to find out more.

Here are Cathy and Sarndra’s top 12 tips for impressing your interviewer.

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All about the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism (Level 5)

Posted on 13/04/2017 by

The New Zealand Diploma in Tourism (Level 5) can set you up for a rewarding management career.

Do you dream of one day becoming a manager in the aviation, travel or tourism industry?

If you’ve got ambition, drive, and a passion for travel and tourism, then you’ll love the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism (Level 5).

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All about the NZ Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation (Level 3)

Posted on 11/04/2017 by

If you love airports and airplanes, then you’ll love the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation Level 3.

Do you love flying? Do you enjoy the thrill of a busy airport? Do you like watching planes take off and land just for fun?

If so, you’ll probably love a career in the aviation industry.

Whether you dream of becoming a flight attendant or a customs officer, a baggage handler or a check-in assistant, the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a Strand in Aviation can get your aviation career off to a flying start.

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Virgin truths: What I learned from An Evening with Sir Richard Branson

Posted on 04/04/2017 by

ITC Marketing Director Claire Huxley, and her husband Jon Huxley, recently attended An Evening With Sir Richard Branson at Vector Arena.

ITC Marketing Director Claire Huxley recently attended An Evening with Sir Richard Branson at Auckland’s Vector Arena. Here’s what she learned from the famous entrepreneur who continues to make waves in the global airline, travel and tourism industry.

On Sunday 26 March, I was in the same room as Sir Richard Branson. Wow! I never thought I’d write those words.

I joined 2,000 of New Zealand’s movers and shakers, business leaders, Virgin fans, journalists, and curious souls to listen to Sir Richard in conversation with the Right Honourable John Key.

We couldn’t take any pictures, but I did scribble down lots of notes. I believe we can all learn a lot from this innovative entrepreneur, especially how his bold ideas are transforming the travel industry. Here are a few of my favourite takeaways from the special evening.

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Why customer service experience is great for your tourism career

Posted on 14/03/2017 by

Working at a cafe or shop while you study at ITC is a great way to gain customer service experience for your tourism career.

Do you dream of a career in New Zealand’s airline, travel and tourism industry?

Aside from studying towards an aviation, travel or tourism qualification, the best thing you can do for your tourism career is get some customer service experience.

Working part-time at a supermarket, petrol station, corner store, cafe, or retail shop will look great on your CV and help you stand out from the crowd. Here’s why.

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How to find study-life balance

Posted on 28/02/2017 by

Want to make time for things other than study? Below are some tips to help you stay on top of your workload so you can enjoy your free time.

Full-time study can get a little hectic at times. Between classes, assignments, homework, famil trips, and work experience, there’s not a lot of room for much else. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up the things you love.

Instead, you need to find study-life balance.

We’ve all heard of work-life balance, and study-life balance is not much different. It’s about making time to enjoy life outside of study, without compromising your grades.

Here are some tips for creating study-life balance so you can still spend time with friends, family and your favourite TV shows.

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5 ways studying tourism feeds your travel addiction

Posted on 21/02/2017 by

Explore the world with a career in airline, travel or tourism.

Got the travel bug? Study tourism! A qualification from the International Travel College of New Zealand will prepare you for an exciting career in the tourism industry.

Here are five ways studying tourism can feed your travel addiction.

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