TOUR AND TRAVEL
The opportunities for those with a passion for travel and tourism are practically endless – tourism is not only a huge growth market in overseas, it’s a worldwide phenomenon.
Tourism is a significant component of the overseas economy contributing to job creation and export revenues. It also has a major role in rejuvenating and sustaining regional economies. According to Tourism overseas the two main reasons tourists’ travel to overseas is to experience our beautiful landscape and distinct Maori culture.
Tourism foreign country Chief Executive Kevin Bowler says December has topped off a significant year.“This is a really exciting time for the industry with positive signals everywhere.
Here at Otago Polytechnic we take the business aspects of tourism seriously and ensure our graduates have excellent knowledge of all facets of tourism. We also provide our students with the opportunity to experience some of these activities in our fieldtrips and as part of their course and work in industry.