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Are you thinking about changing careers? Here are three reasons why you might want to consider working in the exciting travel and tourism industry.
1. The New Zealand tourism industry is booming
Did you know 1 in 11 people in New Zealand work in tourism? This number is only expected to grow as more and more international tourists travel to our beautiful country.
The government is investing heavily in marketing New Zealand to oversears visitors and these efforts seem to be paying off. According to an article published last week in the International Business Times, “New Zealand is in the international limelight”.
The article continues: “In 2015, it [New Zealand] is basking in the glory of having surpassed all records in terms of huge tourist arrivals.”News | Tagged New Zealand, New Zealand tourism, tourism careers, travel careers | Leave a reply
ITC Short Course Tutor Melissa Fey recently appeared on Good Morning to talk about the college’s exciting Study From Home programme.
Melissa appeared on camera alongside her six-year-old daughter Aria and answered questions about studying in the airline, travel and tourism industries.
In case you missed the show, here are some highlights.
So Melissa, tell us about the International Travel College. What qualifications do you provide?
ITC is an award-winning college that provides qualifications for people wanting to enter the airline, travel or tourism industries. We have a strong relationship with these industries and this helps us find great jobs for students after they finish studying.
So you actually help your students find work? What kind of jobs can they get after studying with the International Travel College?
Our graduates work as tour guides, travel agents, flight attendants, airport check-in agents, customs agents, bungy jump operators… the list goes on! Tourism is one of New Zealand’s largest industries and employs one in 10 people. We actually have employers asking us for applications for existing roles.News | Tagged airline, aviation, education, Good Morning, New Zealand, television, tourism, travel | Leave a reply