Tag: trafficking

ECPAT-USA’s benchmarking report: Travel industry’s fight against trafficking
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ECPAT-USA’s benchmarking report: Travel industry’s fight against trafficking

editor editor- September 27, 2019

In recognition of World Tourism Day, ECPAT-USA is launching its latest report today that details how different sectors in the ... Read More

Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO
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Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

A Country Overview Report released today by ECPAT International says that more research is urgently needed into the sexual exploitation ... Read More

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade
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Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of ... Read More

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries
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Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

When the alternative is get an organ or die, it's human nature that people become desperate and become a transplant ... Read More

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards
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ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

editor editor- May 30, 2019

ECPAT-USA, the leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children through awareness, ... 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

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Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... 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

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity
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How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... 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

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime
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How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking
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Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors ... Read More

Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’
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Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

The mayor of Amsterdam has intensified her crusade to change the city's seedy image, criticizing visitors who flock to its ... Read More

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade
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World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making ... 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

Malaysian airline cabin crew charged with international drug trafficking
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Malaysian airline cabin crew charged with international drug trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

A 48-year-old Malaysian airline flight attendant has been charged with smuggling high-grade heroin and ice into Sydney and Melbourne. The ... Read More

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips
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Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

editor editor- January 23, 2019

New findings from a three-month investigation reveal professional gangs were dispatched across Thailand’s borders to target the Kingdom’s wild tigers. ... 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

UN groups shed light on how tourists can reduce trafficking
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UN groups shed light on how tourists can reduce trafficking

editor editor- April 8, 2013

In the presence of the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Office on ... Read More