Studying Hospitality & Tourism in New Zealand

Hospitality and Tourism courses are gaining popularity worldwide over the past few years. Though we know Switzerland as an important study destination for travel and hospitality courses, countries like New Zealand and Australia are fast catching up. New Zealand’s large hospitality industry employs more than 136,000 people where nearly 7% of the workforce are employed in several businesses across the country. The New Zealand hospitality industry employs students in cafes, restaurants, motels lodges, parks and resorts.  Travel and tourism courses are therefore counted among popular courses in New Zealand.

A course in hospitality industry will include the following programs:
  • Bachelor of International Hospitality
  • Bachelor of Tourism Studies
  • Master of International Hospitality
  • Master of Tourism Studies
  • Master of Adventure Tourism Management

Some colleges also offer Leadership Development Programs and English Language Courses as part of the curriculum.

Course Content:

A typical course in Travel and Tourism industry equips you with skills like sales and marketing, event management, tour guiding, IATA ticketing and fare construction, fundamentals of business processes, legal and economic environment.

Universities offering programmes and courses in Tourism and Hospitality management

  • Auckland University of Technology
    Program in Undergraduate Course in Tourism
  • Victoria University of Wellington
    Program in Tourism Management
  • University of Otago
    Programme in Tourism
  • University of Waikato
    Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • International Travel College
    Postal Address: PO Box 6009, Wellesley Street, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND
    Physical Address: Level 4, ITC House, 9 City Road, Auckland.
    Phone:  00 64 9 373 5510

Career Opportunities
  • Customer service representative
  • Sales representative
  • Operations manager
  • Reservations manager
  • Tourism information officer
  • Tour guide
Advantage of a Tourism Course from New Zealand:

  • International Exposure
    A course in tourism from universities in New Zealand will help you give hands-on experience with considerable international exposure which will work in your benefit after you return to India.
  • Industry Recognition
    Most of the renowned universities in New Zealand have contact with travel and tourism industries. Internships with any international tourism industry will give you not only the much required experience of working with leaders of the industry but an edge over others.
  • Career Enhancement:
    If you have done a bachelor’s course in India, a postgraduate diploma in travel and tourism from an internationally recognized university will give a boost to your career.

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