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The New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel Level 5 – ENROL NOW!

Posted on 03/05/2022 by

Get started in travel and tourism by enrolling in the Level 5 diploma now.

The New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel is a one-year, level 5 course that sets students up with the basic skills and knowledge they need to kick start a management career in the industry.

During this fast-paced qualification, students will learn about marketing, strategic planning, research, human resource management, finance, information technology, and legislation. It’s a lot to cover, but it offers an excellent, industry-recognised qualification in a very short space of time.

And now is the time to enrol!


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Read the inspiring speech shared for a recent ITC graduation by an industry leader

Posted on 13/04/2022 by

Haka Tours General Manager Eve Lawrence gave an excellent speech at a recent ITC graduation.

Eve Lawrence is the General Manager for Haka Tourism Group, where she runs Haka Tours, NZ Snow Tours, and ANZ Nature Tours. Naturally, she is an incredible role model for anyone aspiring to work in the tourism industry.

She recently shared the speech she wrote for our graduates.

With her permission, we are sharing some of the highlights of her speech, so you can enjoy her pearls of wisdom about tourism, travel, and making a career out of something you love!


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The Disney Cultural Exchange is relaunching!

Posted on 12/04/2022 by

The Disney Cultural Exchange is relaunching, and we couldn’t be more excited.

The Disney Cultural Exchange has long been one of the most exciting options for ITC graduates, and we have missed it greatly while it has been unavailable during the pandemic.

But now, we couldn’t be more excited to learn that the Disney Cultural Exchange is relaunching!

This is a very limited relaunch for now, so it is only available through partner providers such as ITC. Here’s a little more about what it all entails. (more…)

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The 2022 ITC famil another great success

Posted on 30/03/2022 by

ITC students recently visited attractions around Northland as part of their annual famil trip.

One of the highlights of the college year at ITC is the annual famil (familiarisation) trip. This is where students head off on adventures around New Zealand to get ‘familiar’ with some of the incredible tourism experiences on offer.

This gives them an insight into how it all works, and inspires them with areas they could work in once they graduate from ITC. And of course, it’s great fun!

Despite the challenges of 2022, the ITC famil still went ahead. This meant this year’s students get the most out of their education journey, going on an epic three-day adventure around Northland. ITC is one of few providers still offering such an amazing experience. (more…)

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Meet Esther Fanene: The graduate who has seen NZ tourism bloom first hand!

Posted on 16/03/2022 by

Esther Fanene is a recent ITC graduate who landed an amazing role with Explore Group.

Esther Fanene is a wonderful ITC graduate who knew she wanted to be part of the New Zealand tourism industry from the outset.  

To do that, she enrolled with ITC, and the rest is history.

Esther has recently started a fantastic job with the Explore Group here in New Zealand. We asked her a few questions about her time at ITC, her new role, and her advice for anyone considering following in her footsteps. (more…)

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Everybody loves ITC – What are you waiting for?

Posted on 09/03/2022 by

The results are in – everyone loves ITC!

The class of 2022 is off to an excellent start. They’re currently learning about travel and tourism, and taking on the knowledge and skills they’ll need to dive straight into an incredible career in the industry once they graduate.

They’ve only just begun, but we thought we’d check in and see how they’re finding it so far. And spoiler alert – a massive 100% of ITC graduates in 2020 and 2021 would recommend ITC to their friends (we’re particularly proud of that statistic considering the challenges of the past two years).

But without further ado, here’s some of the sparkling feedback we’ve received so far, and what you can get if you recommend ITC to a friend!


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We’ve been saying this for months – Tourism needs you!

Posted on 17/02/2022 by

Tourism needs you now!

For months and months, ITC has known that the tourism industry will need recruits to meet demands.

With the tourism boom around the corner, we certainly have seen an increased need for employees. Our Employment Consultants have been working really hard to support past students and it’s paid off for our recent graduates! 

We knew that as soon as the border restrictions started to loosen, every tourism employer in the country would be looking to hire new staff and get ready for the inevitable rush of visitors who have been looking forward to getting to New Zealand ever since we closed our borders.

It’s our little ‘I told you so’ moment, and we couldn’t be more excited that it has finally arrived. (more…)

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Now hiring: 8 incredible travel and tourism jobs

Posted on 19/01/2022 by

Looking for a job in travel and tourism? Here are 8 amazing opportunities available only to ITC students and graduates right now.

Are you passionate about travel? Driven and ready to learn? Ready to enter one of the most exciting industries in the country?

The travel and tourism industry is looking for you!

There are countless incredible roles available in the industry right now, and with the right qualification from ITC or Study From Home, as well as application support from our Employment Consultants, our graduates are perfectly placed to land some of these phenomenal roles.

Which of these current job listings sound like you? (more…)

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Turn your summer adventures into an incredible career

Posted on 29/12/2021 by

Milford Sound is one of New Zealand’s best tourist attractions. Can you imagine making a career out of helping others visit places like this?

Merry Christmas and happy New Year to everyone! We hope you’re out enjoying the beautiful New Zealand summer and everything that has to offer, from fish’n’chips on the beach, to Great Walks, to awesome sightseeing and tourist attractions.

It’s the best time of year to get out and explore our backyard, and while you’re at it, why not consider turning this sense of fun and exploration into a lifelong career that’s as rewarding as it is enjoyable? (more…)

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NEW Study From Work launch: Flexible online qualifications for professionals

Posted on 24/11/2021 by

Study From Work offers professionals flexible online qualifications.

Today we are announcing our launch of our brand new self-directed learning platform and industry led qualifications with Study From Work!

These qualifications are not focused on just travel and tourism, but on professional skills and knowledge that can offer benefits for any career or business wanting to upskill their team.

Here’s a little more about this exciting new development. (more…)

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