Posts Tagged ‘Northland’
The Business of Tourism Trades Academy in 2023 at NorthTec in Whangarei is the very first Tourism Academy ITC has delivered in Northland.
It was open to any year 12 or 13 students who attend high school in Northland, and we were excited to receive enrolments from 15 students from across the region. They come from Kamo, Whangarei Girls, Tekura Correspondence, Hokianga, and Whangaroa.
The group began their studies last week, so read on to learn more about the Academy, what the students will learn, and how the course has gone so far.In Schools, News | Tagged Business of Tourism Academy, level 3, Northland, Study travel and tourism | Leave a reply
More than 1,000 New Zealanders were recently asked about their opinions on the local tourism industry in two surveys conducted by Tourism New Zealand and the Tourism Industry Association (TIA). The research, titled ‘Mood of the Nation’, sought to understand Kiwis’ perceptions about the industry as visitor numbers soar to ever-increasing heights.
As it turns out, Kiwis are largely positive about the trend, but they have outlined a few concerns. These concerns stem from issues such as the potential for a negative environmental impact, road safety, and lack of accommodation.
Chris Roberts, chief executive for the TIA, explained the results by saying “every day, in every region of New Zealand, visitors are having a positive impact. And it’s great that Kiwis want to be welcoming hosts. Manaakitanga is what makes the New Zealand visitor experience unique”.
Manaakitanga is the Maori word for hospitality and kindness.News, Travel and Tourism News | Tagged Air New Zealand, Manukau, Northland, TIA, Tourism New Zealand, whitewater park | Leave a reply