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Thinking about studying tourism in 2020? You could start in 2019!

Posted on 08/10/2019 by

Want to kickstart your tourism career in 2020? Now is the time to act! There’s still three months left in 2019 – make them count.

It’s that time of year again – the downhill slope until December and the start of summer.

Christmas decorations are already on sale, fruit mince pies are the supermarket, and it won’t be long until we hear Jingle Bells in the mall. 

With 2019 about to disappear in the blink of an eye, you might already be thinking ahead to 2020 and considering your study options.


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5 inspiring quotes from ITC graduates

Posted on 01/10/2019 by

Looking for extra motivation to study? These quotes will set you on your way.

If you’re thinking about studying tourism with the International Travel College (ITC), who better to hear from than ITC graduates.

Our graduates are leading exciting careers out in the industry and have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to studying. 

Here are five inspiring quotes from five inspiring graduates to give you an insight into what it’s like to study with ITC.


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Explore your tourism career options at ITC’s Careers Day

Posted on 24/09/2019 by

Meet inspiring ITC graduates working in the tourism industry at our free Careers Day in October.

Thinking about a career in New Zealand’s exciting airline, travel and tourism industry?

Want to meet people who are working in the industry in jobs they love?

Then mark Thursday 17th October in your calendar – ITC’s Careers Day (a FREE event).

Event: ITC’s Careers Day
Date: Thursday 17th October
Time: 10 am to 2 pm (allow 1 hr to visit all booths)
Venue: ITC Auckland Botany Campus – Level 1, Fashion Pavilions, Botany Town Centre


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5 reasons to study tourism in New Zealand

Posted on 10/09/2019 by

Fiordland National Park, one of many stunning landscapes in New Zealand.

If you want to study tourism, New Zealand is the place to be – here’s five reasons why.


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New ‘Photo of the Month’ competition captures tourism fun

Posted on 03/09/2019 by

ITC students are capturing inspiring photos from their studies for a new competition.

Our new ‘Photo of the Month’ student competition is capturing all the best things about studying airline, travel, and tourism at ITC. 

Students take photos of all the fun things they get up to while studying – like work experience, industry visits, and flight attendant training in the Airport Training Centre (just to name a few).

They then upload their photos to a private Facebook group to be in to win a $50 prezzy card. A new winner is drawn every month. 


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5 ways students benefit from our close ties with the tourism industry

Posted on 06/08/2019 by

Students benefit from our close and friendly relationship with many tourism businesses.

The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) is actively involved in the tourism industry.

ITC has close ties with tourism businesses and organisations – and students reap the benefits.

Here are five ways ITC’s industry involvement helps students advance their tourism careers.


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ITC inspires young people into tourism with epic short courses

Posted on 30/07/2019 by

Daniel, Sarah and Devin – the epic team teaching ITC short courses.

Did you know ITC teaches epic short courses to high school students throughout New Zealand? And that we also support tourism teachers and the wider tourism industry by supplying educational resources?

“ITC’s Tourism Education Team makes a significant impact on students, tourism teachers, STAR, Gateway & careers advisors nationwide,” says ITC’s Marketing Manager and Tourism Education Team Lead Mel Jenkins.

“We inspire young people and open their eyes to the exciting career opportunities in the tourism, travel and aviation industry.” 


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Aviation students: Where are they now?

Posted on 23/07/2019 by

ITC tutor Ali leads a flight attending workshop in our Airport Training Centre.

One of ITC’s most popular qualifications is the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism with a strand in Aviation

This 20-week, Level 3 course covers topics such as flight attending, aviation security, check-in procedures, international travel documentation, baggage processing, airport geography, and more.

For the first time ever, ITC’s Botany campus is offering a new morning course from 9 am to 1 pm.

To celebrate the launch of this new course, let’s take a look at where some of ITC’s aviation graduates are working now.


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Five tips for overcoming shyness in the classroom

Posted on 16/07/2019 by

Taking small steps out of your comfort zone can take you from shyness to confidence.

It’s normal to feel shy in class. Many of our students feel this way when they start, but they soon come out of their shell once they realise ITC offers a supportive learning environment.

If you’re starting a new class soon – or you’re currently studying but feeling shy – here are five tips to help you overcome shyness. 


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Three inspiring videos by ITC students

Posted on 09/07/2019 by

Hear from ITC students in one of our inspiring videos below. 

Want to learn more about studying airline, travel and tourism at the International Travel College?

One of the best ways to get a peek behind-the-scenes of life at ITC is to watch one of our many student videos over on our Facebook page

From videos of students bungy jumping to classes on work experience, we’re building quite the library of epic video content.

Here are three of our most inspiring videos. 


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