Stacey Elie is a wonderful recent ITC graduate who was living the dream, working at the Disney Exchange Program, when the pandemic broke out.
Despite this upset, Stacey managed to return to New Zealand and land an incredible new role in tourism thanks to her own hard work and ITC’s support.
Learn a little more about Stacey’s journey, what she’s up to now, and her advice for students. (more…)Posted in News, Student success, Study inspiration | Tagged Disney Cultural Exchange, Graduate interview, ITC Award winning training, Student success | Leave a reply
Eitaro Goshima is a recent ITC graduate who began his studies at our Christchurch campus before moving to Auckland and continuing with level 5.
Soon after graduating, he found a job working for SkyCity, where his new boss Shaun can’t stop talking about just how wonderful Eitaro has been to work with.
“Eitaro has done a fantastic job since joining the SkyCity Hotel Concierge team. Being an ITC graduate, Eitaro is a great success story, and an example of how ITC prepares its students. Eitaro settled into the team relatively effortlessly and now runs his own shift. I am impressed with his can-do attitude, his willingness to learn, and I look forward to seeing Eitaro progress in his career,” he said.
So we decided to catch up with Eitaro and find out a little more. Here’s what he had to say! (more…)Posted in News, Student success, Study inspiration | Tagged Graduate interview, ITC Award winning training, Student success, Study travel and tourism | Leave a reply
Claire Huxley is ITC’s Chief Executive Officer and a worldwide traveller. Her background in international travel and tourism and her own extensive travels, paired with her marketing background, make her an incredible leader for the International Travel College.
Recently, Claire offered up some words of wisdom for graduates, and for those graduating over the coming months.
“Remember the lessons you learnt during this year – resilience is about learning from what you have been through and don’t forget you’ve come this far, you can do so much more!!! Focus on progress not perfection” (more…)Posted in News, Study inspiration | Tagged Advice, Graduates, ITC Award winning training, Work in travel and tourism | Leave a reply
Considering studying for a travel and tourism qualification to kick start your career in this exciting industry?
Now is your chance!
ITC has added a new course start date for our New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a strand in Tourism and Travel. This level 3 course begins at the Auckland City Campus on July 12, and takes 20 weeks to complete, so you’ll be graduating at the end of the year!
Here’s more about this fantastic course. (more…)Posted in News, Study inspiration | Tagged Enrollment, ITC Award winning training, New Zealand Tourism Training, Study travel and tourism, Tourism training | Leave a reply
With the travel and tourism industries looking up, we’re seeing increased demand from the industry for employees in the aviation sector – which is why we’re launching a 20-week aviation course.
The New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a strand in Aviation Level 3 will be held at our Botany Campus, starting July 12.
Here’s why you should sign up! (more…)Posted in Airline, News, Study inspiration | Tagged Airline training, Aviation, ITC Award winning training, Study aviation | Leave a reply
Thanks to our successful management of the virus, and that of our neighbours across the Tasman, we’ve been able to create one of the first quarantine-free travel bubbles in the world.
It has now been a little over a month since New Zealand’s travel bubble with Australia opened, and a week since the beginning of the bubble with the Cook Islands.
So how is it going? And what does it all mean for the tourism industry? (more…)Posted in News, Study inspiration, Travel and Tourism News | Tagged New Zealand travel, study tourism, Tourism Industry, Tourism training, Travel bubbles | Leave a reply
ITC regularly sees friends and family studying together. We’ve had siblings, parents and their children, cousins, twins, partners, and even husband and wife duos!
Whether you’re a current student with ITC, you’re about to become one, or you’ve already been one, you can share the travel and tourism love with a friend and receive $300!News, Study inspiration | Tagged ITC Award winning training, Recommend a friend, Study at ITC, Study travel and tourism | Leave a reply
New Zealand has long been a fantastic destination for tourism, and more recently, it has become increasingly popular as a destination for major events.
Of course, we’ve just enjoyed hosting the America’s Cup, but there’s plenty more coming up. From sporting events to performer tours, artistic and cultural celebrations to foodie festivals, the annual calendar is filling up with exciting major events.
Here are a few of the most anticipated events on the horizon, and what that means for our tourism industry. (more…)Posted in News, Study inspiration, Travel and Tourism News | Tagged Employment, ITC Award winning training, New Zealand Tourism, tourism jobs | Leave a reply
If you’ve ever considered the course options at ITC – and the kinds of careers they can earn you – we’re offering the opportunity to find out if it’s right for you with a FREE campus trial.
We’ll be opening our doors to prospective students this May who’d like a taster of what course and campus life is like before making the final decision to enrol.
Read on to find out more about our free campus trial options. (more…)Posted in News, Study inspiration | Tagged ITC Award winning training, New Zealand Tourism Training, Travel and tourism training, Trial day | Leave a reply
With an Australian travel bubble opening up and vaccines rolling out across the country and the world, there’s a definite, inescapable sense of excitement and positivity throughout the tourism sector.
Everyone at ITC, from our tutors to our marketing team to our students, can all feel the momentum of the industry as it really begins to pick itself up and look forward to a bright future, and we can’t help but want to share that with the world.
That’s why we’re in search of New Zealand’s Top Tourism Star – could it be you? (more…)Posted in In the Community, News, Study inspiration | Tagged Careers in tourism, New Zealand Tourism, Tourism Industry, Tourism star | Leave a reply