Tourism and Event Management department

AUT's Tourism and Event Management department develops graduates who can play an effective role in an industry that contributes billions of dollars to New Zealand's economy every year.

Ranked among the top tourism departments in the world, it has a long-standing reputation for research excellence and for research that benefits the tourism industry and the people that depend on it.

Research in tourism and event management

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across tourism and event management.

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News
AUT students embrace the world
John leads a team consisting of Candidate Andrew Ballard, Coach Corey Hume and Commis Quillan Gutberlet
Tourism grad takes her skills to Brazil
AUT students embrace the world
AUT students embrace the world
18 Jul, 2018
18 students studying tourism, hospitality, event management and culinary arts at AUT recently travelled to Hong Kong on a cultural exchange programme.
John leads a team consisting of Candidate Andrew Ballard, Coach Corey Hume and Commis Quillan Gutberlet
Taking New Zealand cuisine to the world
23 Apr, 2018
As President of the NZ contingent for the prestigious Bocuse d'Or culinary competition, John Kelleher is gearing up to bring local flavours to the table.
Tourism grad takes her skills to Brazil
Tourism grad takes her skills to Brazil
16 Feb, 2018
During her studies, Bachelor of International Tourism Management alumna Anna Rowlands took advantage of an international work opportunity.
Brooke Porter
Georgia Drew
Noriel Wong
Penny Bell
Richard Aquino

Head of Tourism and Event Management

Claire Liu.

Claire Liu
Head of Department, Tourism and Event Management
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 6431
claire.liu@aut.ac.nz