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The Interview Series

3 minute interviews with New Zealand tourism leaders on tourism, recruitment, talent attraction,…

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Photo on Your CV – Yes or No?

There is no such thing as a right or wrong CV.  It is subjective, opinions differ by country,…

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Rebounding from Redundancy

In these uncertain times, redundancies have unfortunately become the norm.  If you’ve just…

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Video Resources

  • Steve Cox - CEO Destination New South Wales

  • Grant Webster CEO Tourism Holdings Limited

  • Dan Alpe - Founder and CEO Jucy

  • Dan Alpe - Founder and CEO of Jucy

  • Eve Lawrence - General Manager Haka Tours

  • James Dalglish Chief Operating Officer GO Rentals

  • Ben Mead Holidays of Australia & the World

  • Phillipa Harrison CEO Tourism Australia

  • Gina Paladini Tomahawk

  • Rene de Monchy Tourism New Zealand

  • Kathy Turner Goway Travel

  • John O'Sullivan Experience Co

  • Lynda Keene TECNZ

  • Tim Cossar Te Puia 1

  • The Interview with Tracey Goodall Great Journeys NZ - Kiwi Rail

  • The Interview with Matt Wong, Owner of I-Fly Indoor Skydiving NZ

  • The Interview with Les Morgan C.O.O. Sudima Hotels

  • A reminder of why we love tourism.

  • Antz Longman, Digital Marketing - Tourism Central Otago

  • Five minutes with Melissa Alexander

  • Five minutes with Heidi Gillingham from HJ Hackett Bungy NZ

  • Why do you love tourism?

  • Tourism Transforming Roadshow March 2019

  • Brad Burnett, GM Hotels & Tower, SKYCITY Entertainment Group

  • Adith Almeida, Sales & Revenue Manager at Millbrook Resort

  • Five minutes with Brad Burnett, GM of Hotels and Tower at SKYCITY Entertainment Group

  • Five minutes with Loren Heaphy, GM Destination & Attraction at ChristchurchNZ

  • Five minutes with Allyra McGrath, Sales Manager, Skyline Queenstown

  • Diversity in Tourism

  • Five minutes with Matt McDonald, F&B Operations Manager at Millbrook Resort

  • Five minutes with Adam Taylor-Eruera, Tourism Sales Advisor at Auckland Zoo

  • What do you love about working in tourism?

  • Five minutes with Bradley Garnett, Market Manager for an Online Travel Agent

  • Five minutes with Jake Downing, Tourism Manager at Weta Workshop

  • Five minutes with Kenny Wynter, Sales Executive at Ziptrek Ecotours

  • Five minutes with Dylan Rushbrook, Managing Director of Tourism Talent

  • Five minutes with Nicola King, Marketing Coordinator, Lake Wanaka Tourism

  • Five minutes with Anna Black, Executive Director of General Travel

  • Advice for someone new to the tourism industry

  • What was your first paid job?

  • Where has you tourism career taken you?

  • Tourism Talent teaser

  • “Tourism Talent have been a huge help to Maverick Digital, using their fantastic tourism connections to help us fill a senior role. We would absolutely recommend their services to anyone within the tourism industry.”

    Alex Dykman
    Founder – Maverick Digital

  • “At GO we had some mammoth exciting plans ahead around business growth and redefining what Car Rental means to customers.  We contacted Tourism Talent to help us find a Head of Marketing and Brand as we like their unique and different approach.  TT delivered to us the perfect candidate and we’re huge advocates for what they do!”

    James Dalglish
    Managing Director – GO Rentals

  • We connected with Tourism Talent to find a BDM and within a few weeks they had identified the perfect candidate. Their knowledge of our business and our industry matched with their networks makes Tourism Talent the obvious choice when seeking to fill executive level roles.

    Craig Binney
    Scenic Hotels Group, Head of People and Culture

  • Finding tourism expertise at the required level Tomahawk needs has always been a challenge, that is until Tourism Talent launched.  For two years we tried to fill a role through ‘traditional’ HR firms, Seek and other channels but came up with no one, or expensive mis-hires.  TT’s ability to find the perfect candidate for our team has played a significant part in our company’s growth.

    Gina Paladini
    Tomahawk, Marketing Director

  • "Tourism Talent made the whole process as easy as possible for me by providing excellent support, information, insight, and general advice. His follow up and professionalism was something that I particularly appreciated - thanks Jason and Tourism Talent"

    David Blackmore
    GM Agrodome (Candidate)

  • "Jason and the team were fast and responsive. They immediately understood who we were looking for, and the vision we had for the role. We wanted to recruit all the short listed candidates they were such a good fit for our team, and representative of our values."

    Jo Allison
    GM Corporate Services – Ngai Tahu Holdings

  • “I found Tourism Talent extremely supportive, they have the knowledge, experience, and relationships in the industry to find the opportunities that work for you. Communication is outstanding and they really do know what they are doing and they will work with you through the entire process. I think you guys are awesome and you were such strong support through such a tough time for our industry. Thank you.”

    Mary Tolley
    Head of Destination Management - Tourism Bay of Plenty (Candidate)

  • We approached Tourism Talent seeking a solution to a problem. We needed a champion, we needed someone that could take us in a new direction, and they absolutely delivered. The expertise and strength of their process gave us immense the confidence.

    Sean Marsh
    General Manager Sales and Marketing - Te Puia