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Why now is the perfect time to study tourism in New Zealand

Posted on 14/02/2017 by

Can you imagine working in a place like this? Queenstown is one of NZ’s most-loved tourist towns – and just one of the many amazing places you could work with a qualification from ITC.

It’s never too late to kickstart your tourism career with ITC. But if you’re looking for the ‘perfect time’ to join this exciting industry, it’s now!

A total of 3.5 million international visitors came to New Zealand last year, making 2016 one of the biggest tourism years on record – and 2017 is shaping up to be even better.

With so many visitors coming to our beautiful country, the tourism industry needs more skilled workers than ever.

Here are just some of the jobs you could get with a qualification in airline, travel or tourism:

  • Travel agent
  • Tour guide
  • Flight attendant
  • Cruise ship worker
  • Customs officer
  • Hotel concierge
  • Adventure tourism worker
  • Travel wholesaler
  • Airport ground crew
  • Airport customer service
  • Car rental consultant
  • Coach tour operator

As a tourism graduate, you’ll have the chance to meet people from all over the world and introduce them to our stunning country.

All you need is the right qualification – which is where we can help.

“We have the industry contacts that can help you get into your first airline, travel or tourism job,” says ITC Marketing Director Claire Huxley.

“We know what the industry is looking for and we provide the training, work experience and communication skills that you will need.”

Even better, we have classes starting throughout the year – meaning it’s not too late to study tourism in 2017.

“You haven’t missed your chance to study in 2017. Contact us today and you could be studying in as little as a few weeks,” says Claire.

Whether you work in an office, at a tourist hot spot, at the airport or in a plane, you’ll be making people’s dream holidays come true.

Don’t believe us? Here’s what some of our graduates have to say.

“Finding the perfect travel package for a customer makes my day. My customers always send me a thank you email letting me know what a wonderful holiday they had.” – Lisa Chen, Travel Consultant

“It’s fun, fast-paced and an adventure every day. I really enjoy meeting people from all walks of life and hearing their travel stories.” – Karenina Williams, Flight Attendant

“I love working together with people to plan their dream holiday, and hearing their excitement. I also love to share my own travel experiences with them.” – Lauren Williams-Tuiavii, Reservations Consultant

So what are you waiting for? Now is the time! Contact us today to kickstart your exciting career in airline, travel or tourism.

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