Hospitality New Zealand will launch a new programme to develop future leaders and provide access to career pathways within the industry.
The accreditation is for businesses that seek to promote an efficient, productive and harmonious workplace culture.
YoungTEC is gearing up for the 2022 Professional Development Programme, which is set to begin on 8 June.
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.
Retraining and recruitment are the top priorities for hotels returning from MIQ, say operators.
E tū cabin crew leaders are set to take strike action this month as a result of failing wage negotiations with Air New Zealand.
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.
Go with Tourism will host a Workshop Wānanga in Auckland on 17 – 18 November to address workforce challenges and skill shortages within tourism and hospitality.
A dozen Wellington tourism businesses have been picked to take part in a pilot sustainability programme.
A focus on community values drives the award-winning operator’s vision for tourism.
WellingtonNZ aims to share lessons learned from programme with rest of New Zealand after pilot complete.
New resource seen as good way to maximise business opportunities when borders re-open.
Travel training course hopes to assist industry recovery with some courses free.
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.
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.
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.
Cadets working towards their professional raft guide qualifications have reached the nine-week mark, or just over half way, this December.
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.
Auckland Council is seeking 14 student rangers to join its regional parks team for a three-month paid internship over summer.
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.
A new commercial skydiving qualification has just been approved in a move that boosts prospects for both employees and employers in the adventure aviation sector.
The Young Tourism Export Council and New Zealand School of Tourism have teamed up in an effort to provide guidance to the next generation of tourism professionals.
The industry training body has hired AgResearch’s Andrew McSweeney to be its new CEO.
The government’s proposed employment law changes have been labelled a “barrier to employment” and “totally impractical” by the tourism industry.