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5 reasons why you should choose a career in tourism and travel

Posted on 06/03/2024 by

These students are already investing in their future travel and tourism careers on our Academy.

Amongst the team at ITC, we have more than 250 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry. And all we can say is: we love it, and we think you will too!

There are many, many reasons why we think you should choose a career in travel and tourism, but here are just five of the best. (more…)

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Meet Felix-Honour Flavell-Hunter, a recent inspiring graduate from Botany Campus!

Posted on 13/02/2024 by

Felix, an ITC graduate, is an inspiring example of what students get up to after they finish their studies!

Felix-Honour found out about ITC through a friend, came to an open day, and has never looked back!

His incredible story is truly inspirational, especially for anyone unsure what to do with their career after finishing high school.

We asked Felix-Honour all about his experiences, so you can hear about it all from his view!

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ITC celebrates the successes of our inspiring 2023 graduates

Posted on 22/11/2023 by

We love tourism, and we’re so proud to congratulate our many graduates who have already found amazing roles in the industry this year!

“ITC’s long history of consistently working so collaboratively with the airline, travel and tourism industry in New Zealand has led us to being the first point of contact for businesses looking to recruit the future tourism workforce,” says Ceri Jenkins, Key Stakeholder Manager for ITC.

“The combination of these extensive partnerships, quality of teaching and the dedication and hard work of our Employment Consultants, enables us to provide the best service to our students to truly stand by our promises when we first meet our prospective students whilst they are still in school, or in their initial meeting with our course advisor to see which study option is best for them,” he continued.

All this training and dedication leads us to the end of each year where we look back and celebrate our many inspiring students who have gained incredible roles in the travel and tourism industry all over Aotearoa and beyond.

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Meet Apii Tavioni: The graduate who landed a great role with Go Holidays

Posted on 04/10/2023 by

Apii in her role at Helloworld.

Like many of our students, Apii Tavioni first learned about ITC through our high school short courses. That led to an interest in travel and tourism, and now she’s working in an incredible job with Go Holidays!

We recently asked her a few questions about her journey, and Employment Consultant Sarndra Stephens also offered her excitement for Apii. (more…)

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ITC graduate and Disney alumni Shania Wheatley shares her wisdom and advice

Posted on 13/07/2023 by

We catch up with graduate and Disney alumni Shania to hear her advice for students looking to follow in her footsteps.

Shania Wheatley is an ITC graduate who moved to Auckland to study with us in 2016 and never looked back.

She landed a job in 2017 and was accepted into the Disney Exchange Program, and like many young graduates in the last few years, the pandemic threw a spanner in the works – but her positive attitude and hard work saw her come out on top.

As we lead up to this year’s Disney Exchange Program, we thought now would be a great time to catch up again and ask about her time with Disney, and if she has any advice for new students.

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Meet the graduate who used her ITC education and the Disney Exchange as a springboard for her business career!

Posted on 16/05/2023 by

Emma Morris had an incredible time during her Disney Exchange.

We are once again full steam ahead preparing our graduates with their applications for the next Disney Exchange Program opportunity happening in August this year. 

Our level 4 & 5 graduates are all so excited to meet the Disney representative who will soon visit to discuss this life changing experience.

To celebrate this amazing opportunity we reached out to a number of ITC graduates who were lucky enough to be a part of the Disney Cultural Exchange. We’re calling this project ‘Adventures after Disney’, and will be following up with where the graduates are now, and how they feel that the exchange impacted their lives and careers.

ITC takes pride in supporting and communicating with graduates over the 26+ years we’ve been in business, this is so exciting for us to once more re-visit our students’ adventures. 

To start, we spoke to graduate Emma Morris.

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Do you want to work for a travel agency?

Posted on 17/01/2023 by

Graduate Savarnnah landed her dream job at a travel agency.

Of the many career possibilities open to our graduates, one of the more popular ones is the option of working in a travel agency.

Just ask Savarnnah Taylor, an ITC graduate who recently landed a fantastic job working at the House of Travel. Read on to learn more about Savarnnah, as well as what it takes to be a travel agent and how you can get qualified at ITC. 

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Air New Zealand snapping up ITC graduates

Posted on 12/10/2022 by

Ruby Cowie is one of several ITC graduates that Air New Zealand has hired recently.

As the New Zealand travel and tourism industry gears up for a very busy summer season ahead, we’re seeing our ITC graduates get snapped up by employers practically as they walk out the door from their graduation ceremony. Many before they graduate.

One of those employers is Air New Zealand, which is quickly hiring and training staff across their operations all over the country. We are fortunate to be recognised as a preferred provider for many airlines and tourism organisations. Our highly skilled graduates are sought after by the industry.

For us, these job offers are hugely exciting, as many of our graduates begin studying with us with the goal of working for this renowned and award-winning airline. To see students land their dream jobs immediately is everything we could hope for as an education provider.

One of these graduates is Ruby Cowie, a Study From Home graduate who has been dreaming of working with Air New Zealand since she was 10 years old. We reached out to Ruby to have a quick chat about the application process and her advice for other students.

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Meet the student who has blown away her tutor with her dedication and hard work

Posted on 04/10/2022 by

Mele worked incredibly hard, and recently made it to the Disney Cultural Exchange programme!

Every day, students at ITC and Study From Home impress our tutors and staff. But every now and then, we see a student go above and beyond, or make incredible achievements that blow us all away.

Recently, ITC tutor Inder Singh highlighted the inspirational journey of his student Mele Feiloakitau. Inder said that Mele has “gone the extra mile and surprised me with her admirable hard work”.

Any student who impresses a tutor that much is worth celebrating, so here’s a little more about Mele’s success story.

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Meet Tanika Rutson: The graduate on her way to Colorado!

Posted on 21/04/2022 by

Adventure-loving ITC graduate Tanika Rutson is set to head to Colorado for international work experience.

Tanika Rutson is a recent ITC graduate who has recently been accepted for a position at Cloud Camp in Colorado.

The team at ITC is incredibly proud to see her land such a wonderful role in a stunning location, and to be heading overseas to earn valuable experience in the international tourism market.

We had a quick chat with Tanika to learn more about her time with ITC, her career goals, and what she’ll be doing in her new position.

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