Proponents say it’s a unique opportunity to increase the mana of tourism, which faces perception issues.
The number of international students at NZ flight schools will drop to just 22 in December – down from 651 pre-Covid.
The OTA is launching a programme to certify accommodation and tourism experiences that are LGBTIQ+ friendly.
Go with Tourism and YoungTEC will deliver a mentorship programme for New Zealand students to learn about the tourism industry.
A dozen Wellington tourism businesses have been picked to take part in a pilot sustainability programme.
Enrollments looking positive for 2022, including “huge amount” of international interest, says CEO.
The tourism industry also faces a debate on transforming to ‘high quality’
A lack of approved places for international students is taking a toll on NZ’s flight schools.
Registrations for professional development programme close on 1 June.
In line with components in tertiary educational provider’s hospitality and tourism programmes.
Programme has funding for 140 participants, to start 3 May.
A range of RTOs have partnered together on the programme.
Go with Tourism and ServiceIQ have launched a new tourism and hospitality competition as part of their Education Programme launched last year.
Almost 500 international pilot students have been waiting to get to New Zealand since March 2020, according to a survey by Aviation NZ.
Go with Tourism has partnered with ServiceIQ to attract secondary school students into tourism and hospitality careers.
Tourism management students at Victoria and Otago universities remain positive despite Covid-19 and believe it may even provide new opportunities.
UP Education has partnered with Air New Zealand, The Warehouse Group and Flight Centre to support employees who have been made redundant, put on furlough or had their hours significantly reduced.
A new Year 13 secondary school learning option has been launched to train people to fill jobs following the recovery of air travel.
Participants met with mayor Jim Boult and a range of Queenstown-based tourism operators.
Central Economic and Development Agency is providing tourism and hospitality businesses with a free workshop to help their marketing.
Great South is co-ordinating a two-day Dark Sky ambassador training course on Stewart Island/Rakiura.
Changing how tourism is taught in schools is one of the winning ideas from the Young Enterprises ‘Entrepreneurs in Action’ business competition.
The Department of Conservation and Ministry of Social Development’s conservation training programme for job seekers in Canterbury has been extended for three years.
The Government has launched a new online, phone and onsite service to help New Zealanders connect to a range of employment support and products for workers and businesses affected by Covid-19.
Pledge A Placement will match a tourism or hospitality operator to those searching for work experience.
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.
Go with Tourism is launching a weekly web series, The Itinerary, to help inform those considering a career in tourism.
Whanganui & Partners will host host a free event in August to help employers understand the support available to them through the Government.
The ‘Opportunity in uncertainty’ workshop was developed in partnership with The Icehouse and registrations would be open exclusively to YoungTEC members.
The government-funded jobs initiative’s Education Programme aims to inform secondary school students about careers in tourism.
The popular Rotorua attraction has formed a new partnership to help its 110 employees.
The Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund will pay the costs of people of all ages to undertake vocational education and training.
WellingtonNZ is launching a interactive workshops called Thrive to help owners rebuild businesses in the wake of Covid-19.
ServiceIQ has launched new online training to help the hospitality industry with induction and food and workplace safety training.
Job connector platform Go with Tourism will launch in a new region every month until March 2021, when it will present in all 16 regions of New Zealand.
Online job platform, Go with Tourism, will join with the New Zealand Careers Expo to deliver exhibitions in Christchurch, Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington in May and June 2020.
Cadets working towards their professional raft guide qualifications have reached the nine-week mark, or just over half way, this December.
The winners of the New Zealand Hotel Industry Scholarships have been announced.
The fourth year of the New Zealand School of Tourism and Young Tourism Export Council of New Zealand speed dating initiative attracted the largest group of participants to date.
Online jobs platform Go with Tourism is to debut in the Queenstown Lakes District in October.
Victoria University’s Rochelle Tait receives one of the 2020 Tourism Industry NZ Trust Academic scholarships.
Auckland Council is seeking 14 student rangers to join its regional parks team for a three-month paid internship over summer.
Applications have opened for a new scholarship for students entering their final year of study towards a career in hotel management.
Four hotel management scholarships worth $3000 each have been announced today at the 2019 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference.
More than 70 participants are expected to take part in the Young Tourism Export Council of New Zealand’s annual Professional Development Programme.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa is on the hunt for funding to deliver a $1.9m three-year package of initiatives to attract New Zealanders to tourism careers.
Air New Zealand has partnered with hospitality training institute Queenstown Resort College to boost tourism trainign for students.
AJ Hackett Bungy NZ has been recognised at the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand’s national awards with the Queenstown-based recruitment and training officer, Heidi Gillingham, named as emerging HR practitioner of the year.
ATEED wants to show that the sector offers clear career pathways, great jobs and the potential to earn good money.
A new platform designed to help fill the tourism sector’s skills and talent shortage is being prepared for launch.