Six tourism industry representatives are off to Japan next month for the Korea & Japan Tourism Study Tour.
EcoZip Adventures has launched two $15,000 per annum scholarships for students from Waiheke Island and Kaikōura.
A call goes out for industry to engage with the education sector to ensure it gets the workforce it needs.
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Agritourism New Zealand has launched an online accelerator programme to broaden its reach into more areas of New Zealand and to meet demand.
Training in the aviation engineering sector is receiving a boost through a new partnership between Air New Zealand and Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology | Te Pūkenga.
The government’s Digital Boost platform has added 60 new tourism and hospitality videos to its website to help businesses in the industry learn more about digital tools to aid productivity and efficiency.
GwT is closing its training and education programmes after failing to secure funding to continue beyond October 2023.
Demand is strong for tourism education in secondary schools, but it needs govt funding and industry engagement to flourish.
Go with Tourism and Crowne Plaza Auckland have given students a taste of tourism through a tailored famil programme designed to showcase careers in the industry.
NZ needs a tourism workforce to match the sector’s ambitions, says Grow Tourism co-founder Alex Dykman.
Tomahawk is launching a new webinar series called Tourism Tech Talks.
Universities help build future leaders and bring global perspectives and new thinking to tourism.
Industry stakeholders have welcomed the government’s provision of $128m to support universities, but say it is too early to know what the consequences will be for tourism.
Industry is being urged to help save tourism academia amid fears the ranks of researchers and lecturers are being decimated.
Waitangi Treaty Grounds has launched two new historical-based workshops for teachers.
After a fall in student numbers during the pandemic, Queenstown Resort College is seeing a strong recovery.
The New Zealand International Convention Centre and the International Association for Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) are partnering to develop a multi-year leadership programme.
China and India make up the largest number of applicants and both have a way to go to reach pre-Covid levels.
Go With Tourism and Tourism Industry Aotearoa are hosting two days of education-focused activities at TRENZ.
ServiceIQ has joined the Pride Pledge commitment to support the rainbow community.
The Young Tourism Export Council has raised its upper age limit for members from 36 to 40.
Visa has launched a $30,000 scholarship for young hospitality workers.
Agritourism New Zealand is launching a new regional accelerator programme at key locations around the North and South Islands.
Maverick Digital’s Alex Dykman and Tash McGill have unveiled their new online learning platform for the tourism and hospitality industries.
Go with Tourism and IHG Hotels & Resorts are partnering on a new learning initiative to provide learning and upskilling resources to tourism and hospitality workers.
Tourism Bay of Plenty has kicked off the first The Green Room sustainability programme for the year in Ōhope, with 18 organisations taking part.
Ringa Hora Workforce Development Council is hosting a travel and tourism hui this month to better understand current and future workforce requirements in the services sector.
The International Travel College has hosted its first Business of Tourism Academy for secondary students in Northland.
BEIA has launched its 10th BE Mentored Programme with its largest participation in almost 10 years.
Senior business leaders in Rotorua with more than 10 years experience in management roles are being sought as mentors for a new a talent incubation programme that will help businesses discover their future business leaders.
North Asia CAPES is inviting up to six people to participate in a Japan Tourism Study Tour, which will visit Tokyo and hot springs destination Beppu.
YoungTEC is calling for senior professionals in the tourism industry to consider becoming mentors for the 2022 Mentorship Programme.
The accreditation is for businesses that seek to promote an efficient, productive and harmonious workplace culture.
The changes will help students see tourism as a subject worth studying and a career worth pursuing.
YoungTEC is gearing up for the 2022 Professional Development Programme, which is set to begin on 8 June.
Grow Tourism, co-founded by strategic tourism practitioners Tash McGill and Alex Dykman, will offer bite-sized, modular learning for participants.
The programme shows participants how to achieve the knowledge, skills, and confidence to actively pursue zero carbon and regenerative goals.
Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council has received $3m from industry training organisation ServiceIQ to boost workforce and skills development for hospitality, tourism, aviation, travel, and retail.
Vertically integrating tourism with other industries can help reduce its vulnerability in future crises, according to new research.
Tourism and hospitality employment opportunities across the region can be improved, says a new report.
From security to skydiving – discover Gus’s career journey, courtesy of Go with Tourism.
Employment initiative Go with Tourism has identified 28 industry-led ideas to improve the tourism and hospitality workforce.
Pacific International Hotel Management School in Taranaki is calling on New Zealand students to train for a tourism career ahead of an expected surge in demand.
Around 20 operators are involved in reviving an adventure tourism qualification at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology’s Rotorua campus in a bid to meet a shortage of outdoor tourism staff.
Go with Tourism has had a difficult remit helping people find work and employers find staff in the tourism sector since Covid hit but has managed to expand despite the challenges.
With the international market drying up, tourism and event company MDA Experiences decided to go back to it roots as a community driven operator.
Aviation New Zealand has welcomed a government decision to allow 400 foreign pilot cadets to enter New Zealand in 2022.
An exclusive number of YoungTEC members will be able to take part in a Resilient Leadership workshop to encourage and enhance the skills of young industry leaders.
Proponents say it’s a unique opportunity to increase the mana of tourism, which faces perception issues.