Tag: human trafficking

Wyndham Hotels Ramps Up Fight Against Human Trafficking
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Wyndham Hotels Ramps Up Fight Against Human Trafficking

editor editor- January 23, 2020

At its first global Town Hall event of the year, Wyndham today affirmed its ongoing commitment to support human trafficking ... Read More

Human Trafficking at 7 Eleven and Circle K convenient stores?
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Human Trafficking at 7 Eleven and Circle K convenient stores?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2020

Victims of human trafficking can appear in any community or location, truck stops, travel centers and gas stations near highways, ... Read More

Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO: Vigilance needed to tackle human trafficking
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Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO: Vigilance needed to tackle human trafficking

editor editor- May 28, 2019

As summer unofficially begins, so will travel across the world. Also on the rise will be human trafficking, a global ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry
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ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the ... Read More

WTTC launches global taskforce on human trafficking
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WTTC launches global taskforce on human trafficking

editor editor- April 4, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today announced the formation of a global taskforce to help prevent and ... Read More

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable
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Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

editor editor- April 2, 2019

  Two women recently filed lawsuits against several owners and operators of hotels in Philadelphia, alleging that the hotels had ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville
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WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors
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Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive ... Read More

Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking
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Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

Marriott International today announced that, as of this month, it has successfully trained 500,000 hotel workers to spot the signs ... Read More

Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation
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Out of the Shadows Index: Child sex abuse and exploitation

editor editor- January 16, 2019

Approximately 200 million of the world's children experiencing child sex abuse each year, Read More

Delta Air Lines enhances its anti-human trafficking campaign
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Delta Air Lines enhances its anti-human trafficking campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Day on January 11, Delta Air Lines is hosting ‘Silence Breaker’ Terry Crews, Atlanta ... Read More

ECPAT-USA expanding anti-human trafficking training to new areas of travel industry
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ECPAT-USA expanding anti-human trafficking training to new areas of travel industry

editor editor- January 9, 2019

New anti-human trafficking training is designed for travel management professionals, corporate travel managers, and those in the meeting and events ... Read More

Taiwan desperately searching for tourists who vanished
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Taiwan desperately searching for tourists who vanished

editor editor- December 27, 2018

153 tourists from Vietnam arrived in Kaohsiung in Taiwan on December 21 and 23, and all but all but one ... Read More

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism:  ECPAT has a message for the holidays
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Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism: ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

Revenge porn or sexual extortion are only some of the problem Japan has to deal with when protecting children. Bangkok ... Read More

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam
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Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2018

Tourists rape children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; it's a ... Read More

Orphanage voluntourism:  Responsible tourism gone wrong
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Orphanage voluntourism:  Responsible tourism gone wrong

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 29, 2013

Responsible tourism has an ugly side and you could very well be unknowingly feeding it. Picture this: You find yourself ... Read More

Ukraine, US Congressman Chris Smith plan to attack human trafficking from the air takes off
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Ukraine, US Congressman Chris Smith plan to attack human trafficking from the air takes off

editor editor- June 13, 2013

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine's aviation sector today became the first civil employees in Europe to receive training to identify potential ... Read More

Airlines Ambassadors International and ICTP to work together to combat human trafficking
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Airlines Ambassadors International and ICTP to work together to combat human trafficking

editor editor- January 22, 2013

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced its recognition of ... Read More

Airline Ambassadors take a stand against human trafficking
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Airline Ambassadors take a stand against human trafficking

editor editor- January 18, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - Airline Ambassadors International (AAI) is providing training on Human Trafficking Awareness at Louis Armstrong New Orleans ... Read More

Sabre Holdings joins ECPAT-USA in fight against human trafficking
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Sabre Holdings joins ECPAT-USA in fight against human trafficking

editor editor- July 13, 2012

Sabre Holdings has joined members of the travel and tourism industry to fight sexual exploitation of children by becoming the ... Read More

UN bodies pledge to stamp out human trafficking in tourism
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UN bodies pledge to stamp out human trafficking in tourism

editor editor- April 26, 2012

VIENNA, Austria - Taking a firm stand against human trafficking, especially child trafficking, in the tourism sector, the heads of ... Read More

Human Trafficking Awareness Training at San Francisco Airport, March 12, 2012
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Human Trafficking Awareness Training at San Francisco Airport, March 12, 2012

- March 8, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, California – Airline Ambassadors International (AAI) www.airlineamb.org announced that Congresswoman Jackie Speier and David Palmatier from the Department ... Read More

UN: Thailand must fight human trafficking more effectivly
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UN: Thailand must fight human trafficking more effectivly

editor editor- August 23, 2011

Thailand must do more to effectively combat the rising rate in human trafficking and protect migrant workers who are increasingly ... Read More

Luxor forum against human trafficking held in Egypt
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Luxor forum against human trafficking held in Egypt

editor editor- January 12, 2011

A global forum against human trafficking was held in Luxor, Egypt, on December 10-12, 2010, organized by End Human Trafficking ... Read More

Cape Town Tourism tackles human trafficking
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Cape Town Tourism tackles human trafficking

editor editor- May 5, 2010

Cape Town Tourism CEO Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold has thrown down the gauntlet to human traffickers in the final countdown to ... Read More