New Zealand Diploma in Tourism Conventions and Incentives


Subject area

Tourism Studies


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Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the conventions and incentives industry with individuals who can professionally support clients by meeting their specific needs through the design and execution of customised functions, conferences and a range of incentive events and through their skills and knowledge increase the contribution of the conventions and incentives industry to the New Zealand economy.
Graduates will be able to design, deliver, and assist in supporting the delivery of, conventions and incentives products across a range of organisations in the conventions and incentives industry creating a quality customer experience. Their applied skills and knowledge within their specialist sectors will require taking full responsibility for the nature, quantity and quality of outcomes, and they may also have some responsibility for the management and performance of others.
Graduates with the Conference Organisation strand will be able to implement, manage and deliver a wide range of conference organisation services, product advice, and sales.
Graduates with the Convention Bureaux strand will be able to create, manage and deliver special events within a conventions industry project.
Graduates with the Incentives Planning strand will be able to create, manage and deliver a wide range of incentives planning services.
Graduates with the Venue Sales and Operations strand will be able to implement, manage, deliver, and follow-up a wide range of venue sales and operations services.
Indigenous values of manaakitanga and whanaungatanga in relation to travel and tourism may be encompassed in the holistic outcomes of this qualification.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Tourism at this level can earn:


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Contact details

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