Caitlin takes on the Wedding Season on Hamilton Island.

Introducing Caitlin Coates, who is a 2019 Degree Graduate. She is currently working in the Whitsundays on Hamilton Island in the weddings department. We are extremely proud of what she has achieved and wanted to share what she has been getting up to since she graduated from PIHMS.  My time at PIHMS  My time at…

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Life after PIHMS

Introducing Kelsey May, she is a 2019 Degree Graduate who has been able to transfer her business and management skills into a new position within the Royal New Zealand Air Force.   My time at PIHMS  I loved my time at PIHMS, I really enjoyed the subjects covered in my studies, it was a great mix…

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Last catch up with Student President, Lacey

I, Lacey Rayoni am a 21-year-old, Hawera born and bred trying to move and become some big shot manager, living the big city lifestyle.   Hospitality was always a hmmm and ahh for me. It was something I was good at and was always surrounded around. I mean I was 6 years old going to bar…

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Esha McCallion takes on Harry Styles!!

PIHMS was what lead me down the track of wanting to become an Events Coordinator.  Organising an event every year with a different group of students helped me and I am sure all PIHMS students can or will relate to the fact that working in a large group of people who have different views, experiences,…

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Ngaere is out there doing it!

My PIHMS Journey During my time at PIHMS I met a lot of wonderful, impactful, and amazing people and lifelong friends from a variety of backgrounds. PIHMS helped me a lot with my confidence and it still to this day is building. No two days are ever the same. PIHMS taught me a range of…

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PIHMS Hotel Leader Conference 2022

Conference Overview The PIHMS 2022 Hotel Leaders Conference included panel discussions with 21 hotel industry leaders from across New Zealand and Australia exploring topics such as industry trends, innovation, sustainability, employee wellbeing, risk management, supply chain issues, and employment opportunities.  The keynote speaker was Dr David Williamson from AUT, who presented findings from hospitality and…

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From a PIHMS student to a PIHMS lecturer and everything in between!

Lan’s journey I joined PIHMS in 2016 as an international postgraduate student. Despite my previous experience in the hotel industry in Vietnam, PIHMS gave me a solid foundation to navigate that transitional period by equipping me with practical knowledge about the industry and immersing me in a friendly, culturally diverse environment.  PIHMS helped me secure…

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One last catch up with the PIHMS Student President!

I am Lachlan Kettlewell, a 20-year-old PIHMS student and I am in the final year of my degree. Hailing from Whakatane in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand’s sunshine capital, I would say that growing up my life has always steered me into a career in hospitality. Growing up I spent my school holidays working in…

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Luke Hassan Balances PIHMS Study and Javelin

The PIHMS journey   My time at PIHMS has been incredible – a real eye-opener into the industry, and has shown me what to expect once we are let out into the world. At PIHMS we get to see all aspects of the the Hotel and Hospitality Industry, and this separates it from other universities.…

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Life after being a PIHMS Degree Graduate

My time at PIHMS opened my eyes to an entirely new world, it showed me a life that I had been missing out on! I loved having the opportunity to meet new people every day, living with my friends and all having the same shared interests. Being a part of the PSA was the most…

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