With our natural and cultural resources and a regional tourism sector that attracts nearly 400,000 international visitors every year, what better place to learn about the industry than at NMIT?
If you’re interested in New Zealand and working with people from a range of countries and cultures, customer service and sales as well as using planning and organisational skills, the tourism industry could be for you.
NMIT offers programmes that provide a direct pathway into employment in the tourism and travel industry. Our programmes give you practical skills, including learning the Amadeus reservation system used in the industry, and exposure to employment opportunities. The timing of our programmes delivers you into the employment market just as the new tourism season is starting.
The tourism industry is growing at a rapid rate with the number of visitors coming to New Zealand doubling every 10 years since 1970. It’s a huge part of the economy and worth millions of dollars to our region. With skills from this sector, you can work and travel the world. You can mix with and meet plenty of interesting people and be doing work that has lots of variety. In these jobs, you are the brand - dealing directly with people. It can be truly inspirational – from travel to tourism.
If you're interested in Tourism & Travel, you might also be interested in NMIT's Adventure Tourism programmes.