PIHMS Alumni Spotlight – Prerna Punjabi

Introducing Prerna Punjabi, who went from PIHMS Degree Graduate to Business Development Manager for QT Hotels, Auckland City. My time at PIHMS Embarking on a journey halfway across the globe, I initially had no idea what I was truly signing up for. However, my experience at PIHMS became the pivotal steppingstone into New Zealand, beyond…

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PIHMS Alumni Spotlight – Ajinka Jagdale

Meet Ajinkya Jagdale, affectionately known as AJ by many. Currently serving as the Director of Hospitality at Shining Peak, an acclaimed brewery nestled in the heart of Taranaki. AJ’s journey from his days at PIHMS to his current role is nothing short of inspiring, and we’re excited to share his remarkable story with you. How…

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PIHMS Alumni Spotlight – James Cunningham

Introducing James Cunningham, who went from PIHMS Graduate to Business Development Manager for Novotel, New Plymouth. My time at PIHMS My time at PIHMS was incredible; I made some wonderful friends and lots of valuable industry connections along the way. The mix of practical and theoretical learning helped develop my skill set for a career…

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From Graduate to Hotel Services Assistant Manager & Hotel Experience Champion!

PIHMS stands out from the rest!! Graduating from PIHMS in 2022 marked the culmination of an enriching journey that extended far beyond academic pursuits. PIHMS is renowned for its holistic approach to education, and my experience there underscored how it is not just about imparting knowledge but also about nurturing students’ growth and preparing them…

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Stepping out of my comfort zone and finding my place!

This is an open letter to future students wanting to get into the industry! Hello All,   My name is Brooklyn Schicker (Brooke), I studied at PIHMS from 2019-2022 for the purposes of attaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management and having assistance with the transition from a high school student to adulthood.   PIHMS offered me…

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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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