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Tourism must become university entrance subject – QRC’s Phillips
22 Jul 2021   /

Tourism must become university entrance subject – QRC’s Phillips

Enrollments looking positive for 2022, including “huge amount” of international interest, says CEO.


Operator “stumbles” across better business model in Covid pivot
14 Jul 2021   /

Operator “stumbles” across better business model in Covid pivot

The firm has now closed for winter, but has strong bookings for September re-opening.


NZ university tourism departments place in world’s top 40
5 Jul 2021  

NZ university tourism departments place in world’s top 40

A global university ranking index has placed the tourism departments at the University of Otago and the University of Canterbury at 24th at 34th in the world respectively in the tourism and hospitality section.


New tool launches to enhance APAC, Latin America tourist experience
2 Jul 2021   /

New tool launches to enhance APAC, Latin America tourist experience

New resource seen as good way to maximise business opportunities when borders re-open.


English language students have outsize impact on tourism – English NZ
21 Jun 2021   /

English language students have outsize impact on tourism – English NZ

More English language establishments might close without targeted support, says industry body.


Waitangi Treaty Grounds wins education contract
18 Jun 2021   /

Waitangi Treaty Grounds wins education contract

Classroom material part of new history curriculum to be rolled out from 2022.


Fears govt’s ‘high value’ visitor focus will mean fewer international students
14 Jun 2021  

Fears govt’s ‘high value’ visitor focus will mean fewer international students

The tourism industry also faces a debate on transforming to ‘high quality’


Hospitality NZ taps online training to plug shortages
4 Jun 2021   /

Hospitality NZ taps online training to plug shortages

Lessons delivered by videos ranging in length from five minutes to one hour, with certification for completed courses.


Govt, industry in talks to reset international student policies
1 Jun 2021  

Govt, industry in talks to reset international student policies

The $5bn education export sector is getting its own version of a policy reset while borders remain closed, possibly impacting the number and type of international students allowed to enter in future.


International students trickle in, outlook still murky
24 May 2021   /

International students trickle in, outlook still murky

Chinese students secure special ring-fenced MIQ allocation for June.


Ara signs up to Tourism Sustainability Commitment
19 Apr 2021   /

Ara signs up to Tourism Sustainability Commitment

In line with components in tertiary educational provider’s hospitality and tourism programmes.


Go with Tourism, ServiceIQ launch student competitions
16 Mar 2021  

Go with Tourism, ServiceIQ launch student competitions

Go with Tourism and ServiceIQ have launched a new tourism and hospitality competition as part of their Education Programme launched last year.


Go with Tourism launches VR student programme
25 Feb 2021  

Go with Tourism launches VR student programme

Go with Tourism has launched a new virtual reality experience for students in high schools throughout New Zealand.


Go with Tourism, ServiceIQ partner to lure tourism students
11 Dec 2020  

Go with Tourism, ServiceIQ partner to lure tourism students

Go with Tourism has partnered with ServiceIQ to attract secondary school students into tourism and hospitality careers.


TIA awards $4500 tourism scholarships
20 Nov 2020   /

TIA awards $4500 tourism scholarships

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has awarded scholarships worth $4500 each to two students to help them complete their final year of study.


New aviation training programme launched
9 Nov 2020  

New aviation training programme launched

A new Year 13 secondary school learning option has been launched to train people to fill jobs following the recovery of air travel.


CIS hosts tourism professional development trips
29 Oct 2020  

CIS hosts tourism professional development trips

Participants met with mayor Jim Boult and a range of Queenstown-based tourism operators.


Aviation NZ “disappointed” in Govt approach to international students
15 Oct 2020   /

Aviation NZ “disappointed” in Govt approach to international students

Aviation New Zealand says high-value pilot training should be one of the first sectors allowed back.


Govt opens borders for international students
13 Oct 2020  

Govt opens borders for international students

The Government will grant 250 PhD and postgraduate international students entry into New Zealand after establishing a new category in its border exception policy. 


Teen entrepreneurs moot tourism change in schools
15 Sep 2020   /

Teen entrepreneurs moot tourism change in schools

Changing how tourism is taught in schools is one of the winning ideas from the Young Enterprises ‘Entrepreneurs in Action’ business competition.


Go with Tourism launches student placement programme
11 Aug 2020   /

Go with Tourism launches student placement programme

Pledge A Placement will match a tourism or hospitality operator to those searching for work experience.


EIT launches new qualification in Outdoor Experiences
7 Aug 2020   /

EIT launches new qualification in Outdoor Experiences

The Eastern Institute of Technology in the Hawke’s Bay will offer a new NZ Certificate in Outdoor Experiences (Level 3) as part of its School of Trades and Technology.


International students welcomed into Northland programme
31 Jul 2020  

International students welcomed into Northland programme

Study Northland, the international education arm of Northland Inc., was set up in 2018 to strengthen and support international education throughout New Zealand.


Go with Tourism starts secondary school lessons
22 Jul 2020   /

Go with Tourism starts secondary school lessons

The government-funded jobs initiative’s Education Programme aims to inform secondary school students about careers in tourism.


University tourism stalwart retires after 37 years
29 Jun 2020   /

University tourism stalwart retires after 37 years

Lincoln University professor of tourism David Simmons will retire on 30 June after 37 years with the university.


Perspectives: Turning the international student crisis into an opportunity
23 Jun 2020   /

Perspectives: Turning the international student crisis into an opportunity

Auckland University of Technology’s senior lecturer in economics, Dr Rahul Sen, andInternational Business, Strategy and Entrepreneurship lecturer, Swati Nagar, on how NZ universities can turn the Covid-19 induced international student crisis into an opportunity.


Waitangi Treaty Grounds launches virtual visits for schools
3 Jun 2020  

Waitangi Treaty Grounds launches virtual visits for schools

Waitangi Treaty Grounds has developed new virtual visits for schools that are not able to visit Waitangi.


Govt to fund retraining of people affected by Covid-19
3 Jun 2020   /

Govt to fund retraining of people affected by Covid-19

The Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund will pay the costs of people of all ages to undertake vocational education and training.


AUT pens letter of support for industry
9 Apr 2020   /

AUT pens letter of support for industry

In an effort to offer its support to the wider tourism industry, Auckland University of Technology’s Tourism Department got in touch with the Ticker to share the following letter from its Head of School, Linda O’Neill.  


Bungy NZ backs business resources in school pilot
24 Feb 2020  

Bungy NZ backs business resources in school pilot

AJ Hackett Bungy NZ and tourism and education specialists Lesley Immink, Cherie Freeman and Sandi Eickhoff, have launched two business studies for secondary school students.


CAUTHE 2020: AUT takes fresh look at students’ views of tourism
18 Feb 2020  

CAUTHE 2020: AUT takes fresh look at students’ views of tourism

A new piece of research into secondary school students’ views of tourism education and tourism careers is being undertaken by a senior tourism lecturer at Auckland University of Technology.


Go with Tourism launches in Northland
13 Dec 2019   /

Go with Tourism launches in Northland

The Go with Tourism job platform has launched in Northland.


Drone film to look at human impact on environment
13 Dec 2019   /

Drone film to look at human impact on environment

Students and staff from Massey University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences will undertake a drone project to gather footage for a film revealing land use, environmental issues and human-environment relationships in Aotearoa New Zealand.


International student numbers fall but revenue increases to $1.2bn
9 Dec 2019   /

International student numbers fall but revenue increases to $1.2bn

Quality over quantity has aided growth in international student enrolments in universities and the regions, according to education minister Chris Hipkins.


New $3000 hotel management scholarships launched
20 Jun 2019   /

New $3000 hotel management scholarships launched

Four hotel management scholarships worth $3000 each have been announced today at the 2019 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference.


AUT student wins $18k Ngāi Tahu Tourism scholarship
13 Nov 2018   /

AUT student wins $18k Ngāi Tahu Tourism scholarship

AUT student Heaven-Lee Kaka has won Ngāi Tahu Tourism’s 2019 Te Pia Tāpoi Scholarship.


Otago uni students win $4,000 tourism scholarships
9 Nov 2018   /

Otago uni students win $4,000 tourism scholarships

Two students from the University of Otago have each won $4,000 tourism industry scholarships.


Tourism careers research: Appealing, exciting v low pay, low status
23 Aug 2018   /

Tourism careers research: Appealing, exciting v low pay, low status

The top challenges around encouraging and recruiting talent into tourism include the perception that it offers limited career pathways, the jobs are low-status and the pay is average, according to new research.


DOC, Lincoln partner to manage growing tourism economy
12 Mar 2018   / /

DOC, Lincoln partner to manage growing tourism economy

Lincoln University and the Department of Conservation are teaming up to meet “a desperate need” in the parks and recreation sector.