Whether it’s contributing 2 hours every fortnight to Mentoring aspiring leaders for the TIME (Travel Industry Mentor Experience) program & Business Mentors NZ. Or guiding the curriculums for the reputable NZ Tourism and Hospitality Training Institutes, Crown Institute of Studies & ACMI - or hosting clients to Industry and Business networking events, the Regency Tourism Group team give back to their communities 'in spades'!
In 2020 these Community efforts culminated in their selection as FINALIST in the ‘2020 Westpac Auckland Business Awards - Excellence in Community Contribution’.
TIME NZ – In late 2019, Director Gaye Wood joined a select group of inspiring Industry leaders to launch New Zealand’s 1st Mentoring Program across the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality sectors after the the success of the program in Australia. Gaye was also selected as 1 of TIME NZ’s 2 inaugural mentors in Intake 1, followed subsequently by Regency’s MD, Richard in Intake 2.
Together these selections made Regency Tourism Group the 1st ever NZ company to achieve the rare milestone of having both Directors – and 2 Mentors contributing to this program.
CROWN INSTITUTE of STUDIES & ACMI – Regency Tourism Group are proud Advisors to both of these leading NZ Tourism and Hospitality Training Institutes, guiding them to offer valued and relevant curriculums for students and young people entering the NZ travel, tourism and hospitality sectors.
SKAL INTERNATIONAL – Both Past Presidents of 'SKAL International' branches in Auckland or Sydney, Richard and Gaye’s involvement in this global Tourism and Travel leaders’ organisation is ongoing. Of particular focus recently has been their assistance for the Auckland chapter of ‘Young SKAL’ which nurtures young rising stars in the Tourism, Travel & Hospitality sectors – including as a Guest Speaker at their recent ‘Panel of Industry Experts’ event.
Their efforts and community commitment came to the fore during Covid19 in 2020 when crisis hit the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality sectors hard. Along with their above work, they set about adding smiles to their industry colleagues, delivering Easter goodies and home-baked treats to affected travel companies & media contacts, rewrote resumes for many, and even walked suburban malls gathering job advertisements to pass on to their worse affected trade colleagues.
“Gaye, thank you so much once again for being our guest speaker and all the valuable suggestions and ideas”.
— Anmole Gulati, Leader at Young Skal/Skal International based in New Zealand
“Regency Tourism Group is a socially responsible company that genuinely cares about the development of youngsters in the tourism industry, their support for our education effort is immense and we are happy to recommend Regency Tourism Group without hesitation”
— Kin Cheung, Head of Administration & Communications at Crown Institute of Studies based in New Zealand
“I truly do appreciate your willingness to impart your product knowledge and you have taught me so much, you are inspiring – definitely someone I strive to be like”.
— Amy Peters, Marketing Manager at Linkd Tourism based in Australia
“Everyone at TIME is totally supportive of the magnificent contribution you make to TIME”
— Margaret Spiro, NZ Program Coordinator at Travel Industry Mentor Experience Limited (TIME)
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