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At the end of each month, we bring you regional tourism highlights so you can stay updated with airline, travel and tourism news from around New Zealand.
April was a busy month for tourism, especially in tourist towns in the South Island.
The results of a study by accommodation provider Airbnb shows that the Waikato is New Zealand’s most hospitable centre. The winner was determined by the number of five-star reviews left on the accommodation website.
This year’s New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference will include a focus on how the current tourism boom can benefit the regions
Two major events created an $11 million boom for the Otago region. The annual Warbirds Over Wanaka event featured a dazzling display of air acrobatics, paired with a car show, trade stands, market stalls, rides and food on the ground. Meanwhile, international pop star Ed Sheeran performed two sold-out concerts in Dunedin, attracting fans from all over New Zealand.
Next month, Dunedin will host the largest ever TRENZ afternoon as more than 600 delegates will take breaks from business meetings to enjoy a range of activities in the area. This includes tours of the Speight’s Brewery, high tea at Larnach Castle, and an off-road wildlife tour of the Otago Peninsula.
Car rental brand Jucy has opened a 276-bed pod hotel in Queenstown, which is set to help with the shortage of tourism accommodation in the area.
A business leader has suggested installing a wine fountain in Marlborough to highlight the region’s vineyards.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa has backed the Christchurch City Council’s request for an extra $1.4 million annually to bid to host major events.
Do you want to work in New Zealand’s thriving tourism industry? Contact Study From Home today to study airline, travel or tourism from anywhere in New Zealand.Posted in News, Tourism Spotlight | Tagged tourism, Tourism news | Leave a reply
As the busy summer tourism season gets underway, now might be a good time to make sure your resume is up-to-date. It can be all too easy to let your CV gather dust when you’re focused on studying, but reviewing it every few months will ensure you’re ready to put your best foot forward when the perfect job opportunity arises.
So why not do your future self a favour and make some time to polish your CV before Christmas? Below are a few things to keep in mind when you’re updating this important document.Study From Home Tips | Tagged CV tips, resume writing, summer jobs, tourism | Leave a reply
The New Zealand tourism industry is thriving. Almost every news article that is published about the sector is brimming with positivity – tourism businesses across the country are enjoying high visitor rates and steady growth.
One thing that is especially great about this growing industry is that it impacts the whole country – not just Auckland and the main cities. People travel to the far corners of New Zealand, from the tip of the North Island to the bottom of the South and everywhere in between.
The tourism industry offers a wonderful opportunity for those living in regional New Zealand to become part of something special – to show both domestic and international travellers the wonders of our beautiful country.
We thought we’d celebrate our amazing tourism industry by putting the spotlight on different regions each month. As ITC’s distance learning branch, we are passionate about ensuring qualified, experienced tourism professionals are able to work in small towns and cities. And what better way to encourage people to go to these areas than by shining a light on what makes them great?
It makes sense to start at the top. Let’s take a look at what makes Northland Tourism in New Zealand so special.Tourism Spotlight | Tagged Northland New Zealand, regional tourism, tourism, tourism education, understanding New Zealand | 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