Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand’
Data released late last week shows yet another increase in visitor arrivals. Tourism New Zealand Chief Executive Kevin Bowler said these figures are encouraging and suggest that New Zealand’s peak season “is slowly extending later into the shoulder months”. (more…)Posted in News | Tagged Auckland, Border Tax, New Zealand, News, SkyCity, Tourism, Travel | Leave a reply
Tourism has been the talk of the town over the past few days, thanks to TRENZ 2015 in Rotorua (May 17-20). Several important announcements were made by industry leaders and Prime Minister John Key also made a speech.
We’ve been following the news closely; here’s what we learned from TRENZ 2015.
More skilled workers needed
New Zealand’s tourism industry is going from strength to strength, with arrival numbers increasing steadily and international marketing campaigns attracting more overseas visitors.News | Tagged New Zealand, Rotorua, Tourism, TRENZ 2015 |
“Don’t neglect the gold in your own backyard.” – Ben Okri
What does the word travel mean to you? For most people, it signifies flying far away from home and exploring distant and exotic places. Perhaps you dream of seeing the Eiffel Tower and eating croissants in Paris, or hiking the Inca Trail in South America? Or maybe a Safari in Africa is more your thing, or a sailing tour in Croatia?
Creating a travel wishlist can feel exciting but also daunting. You may wonder: will I ever truly make it to all of these beautiful destinations? How can I afford to travel the world while I study and gain work experience?
If international travel seems a distant dream at this point, then we have an interim solution: why not explore your own backyard? (more…)Posted in Student success | Tagged Destination New Zealand, marketing, New Zealand, travel expo | Leave a reply
How would you like to be a tourist in New Zealand for a few days? This is an experience students from the International Travel College (ITC) get to enjoy during their studies.
ITC organises a field trip (Famil) for its travel and tourism students, so they can see first-hand what it is like to work in the industry and to be a visitor in New Zealand. (more…)Posted in In the Community, News, Student success | Tagged Famil, field trip, New Zealand, New Zealand Tourism Training, Rotorua, tour guiding, tourism careers, white water rafting |
The International Travel College (ITC) recently delivered a short course in one of the North Island’s most popular tourist hubs, Rotorua. Home to bubbling geysers, beautiful lakes and an awesome collection of adventure activities, you couldn’t ask for a better backdrop to teach about travel and tourism.
Although ITC’s campuses are based in Auckland, the College has a team dedicated to delivering offsite short courses around New Zealand. Rotorua was the last offsite destination for 2014 and it certainly ended the year on a high note.In Schools | Tagged aviation short courses, Base Backpackers, Flight attending, flight attending workshops, jet boating, Kawarau Jet Boat, New Zealand, Novotel, Rotorua, tourism short courses | Leave a reply