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Since 1987, we have been enriching people's lives through travel. Not surprising then, that House of Travel has regularly been named one of New Zealand's Most Attractive Employers in the Randstad Awards. HOT, as we like to call ourselves, is a Kiwi-owned company built on a clear set of values we all believe in; including a sense of fun, high energy and pride. We love what we do and it shows - we are HOTTIES! 

What's in it for me?

So what’s in it for you when you join our exciting team of HOTTIES? Along with working for the most innovative and fun travel company in New Zealand - recognised as being brand leaders in the retail and corporate travel market - you will also be entitled to a bunch of other benefits.

Commitment to our people

At HOT, we’re all about helping you to be the best person you can possibly be – and to have a great time while you’re at it! We’ll make sure you continue to grow professionally by aiming to be:

  • An employer of choice
  • An awesome place to work
  • A nurturer, developer and retainer of great people
  • The number one travel brand in the market
  • Balanced – we encourage our employees to have fun while you’re working.

We look after our own

“Our HOTTIES come into the business at a certain level and it is our job to turn a really good person into someone who excels beyond what even they thought they could achieve.”

– Tanya Aitken Owner/Operator – HOT Papamoa


HOT Vacancies

Become a Travel Consultant

Become a Travel Consultant/Specialist

At House of Travel, we believe that the best holidays are created together. Our many House of Travel stores look for individuals who have  the ability to combine their passion for travel and knowledge to create unique experiences that enrich people’s lives.


Work at HOT Holdings and Orbit

Work in Business Support at HOT Holdings / Orbit

House of Travel Holdings has offices in Auckland and Christchurch with roles in Finance, Ecommerce, Marketing, Product, IT and HR. Orbit World Travel is the specialised business travel division of the House of Travel Group – one of New Zealand's largest and most trusted travel brands.



HOT Values



“House of Travel will be recognised by all Kiwis for creating better travel experiences than they can do themselves or through anyone else.”

We will achieve the HOT vision by:

  • Consistently giving you the best products and service at the best price.
  • Allowing you to book your travel how and when you want.
  • Using our combined buying power to access outstanding deals for you.
  • Maintaining a company culture that values customer service, fun, and passion for travel.
  • Ensuring you benefit from the highest staff training standards in the travel industry.
  • Providing you with the latest and most reliable travel information and booking systems in the travel industry so House of Travel can help facilitate your DIY bookings. 
  • Making sure that the fun and excitement of travel begins with us.


“To enrich people’s lives through travel.”

At HOT, we’re all about helping you to relish every moment of your travel experience. We achieve this by:

  • Employing “travel nuts” - fun people with a depth of talent and a passion for travel that challenges the status quo. 
  • Always taking the customers’ needs seriously. 
  • Building long-term strong partnerships with our suppliers which are mutually beneficial. 
  • Being part of the communities within which we operate.

Having a strong positive culture as the founding stone on which to continue to build a very successful business.


“Act with integrity, operate as one, no bullshit and the customer comes first.”

HOTTIES are genuine and down-to earth travel fanatics, who are committed to:

  • Being upfront, open and honest. 
  • Ensuring peoples’ needs always come first. 
  • Maintaining independence – so we act as the consumer's advocate. 
  • Being committed to a partnership with our suppliers and customers. 
  • Being proactive and creative – so our customers are kept informed about the special products and services we have to offer. 
  • Doing the basics brilliantly so we tell it how it is, move with pace and get things done.