As one of the top 10 destinations for sustainable tourism, New Zealand has quickly become a leader in the sustainable tourism management world. Sustainable tourism management internship placements in New Zealand are often offered with non-profit organizations in the backpacking industry. Currently, there are programs in New Zealand that focus on the development of hostels into Sustainable Living Centers (SLCs) to help minimize their impact on the environment. SLCs also provide the opportunity for travelers to gain knowledge and experience in conservation practices that are easily transferable to their local communities.
You’ll be able to gain insight into the industry while helping interns learn skills that will help to build their professional resume.