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 Hotel Leaders Conference 2023

Conference Overview The PIHMS 2023 hotel leaders conference included panel discussions with 15 hotel industry leaders from across New Zealand and Australia exploring topics such as adaptability & resilience, sustainability practices, customer-centric strategies, technological innovation, digital marketing, diversity & inclusion, employee well-being, supply chain & financial resilience, and data-driven management. The keynote speaker, James Doolan,…

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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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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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