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Hotel Industry Unites on New Campaign to Fight Human Trafficking

AHLA | June 26, 2019

AHLA President & CEO Chip Rogers is Joined by Dozens of Key Stakeholders and Industry Partners to Launch the No Room for Trafficking Campaign ‘No Room for Trafficking’ Aims to Train Every Employee in the Industry WASHINGTON (June 26, 2019) – The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today launched a new national campaign to unite the industry around a single, comprehensive approach to fight human trafficking. The No Room for Trafficking campaign builds on the hotel industry’s long-standing legacy and commitment to combat human trafficking. Already each year, thousands of hotel employees are trained. With this campaign...

AHLA Launches Campaign Recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month

AHLA | April 2, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 2, 2019) – In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April, the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) is launching a month-long campaign along with member companies and national partners to raise public awareness about sexual assault and reaffirm the hotel industry's commitment to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all employees and guests. Today, AHLA's 2019 Board of Directors launched this campaign by uniting against sexual violence with an open letter in The Wall Street Journal, and by wearing jeans as part of a social media movement ahead of Peace Over Violence's Denim Day on April 24. ...

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Launches Free Human Trafficking Course

the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association | September 12, 2018

The online training course on human trafficking is specifically designed to help hoteliers, restaurateurs and their staff. [Tallahassee, Fla] Representatives from the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) announced the launch of an online training course on human trafficking specifically designed to help hoteliers, restaurateurs and their staff. Created in conjunction with subject matter experts, the FRLA course objectives include teaching participants to recognize the signs of human trafficking, understand best practices to protect victims and promote anti-trafficking awareness. The course is free for all who take it. "FR...

Hotel Industry Responds to Human Trafficking Crisis with New Online Training Program

the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) | November 7, 2016

Orlando, Florida, November 2016—Human trafficking of children and adults continues to be a serious issue for the global hospitality industry, as traffickers sometimes use hotels to carry out their illegal operations. The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), in partnership with Marriott International, ECPAT-USA, and the Polaris Project, this month will begin offering an online training program to help hotel employees identify and respond to human trafficking at hotel properties. Your Role in Preventing Human Trafficking: Recognize the Signs, available through the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI...

Cornell Study Focuses on Ending Human Trafficking

the Center for Hospitality Research | October 15, 2015

Ithaca, NY, October 15, 2015 – Throughout the world, human traffickers use hotels and other hospitality locations to kidnap and exploit their victims, many of whom are children. A new report from the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration calls on the industry to fight back against trafficking of children. In the report, "Adopting the Code: Human Trafficking and the Hospitality Industry," Michele Sarkisian outlines the dimensions of the problem and gives specific strategies for ending this practice. Sarkisian is president of P3 Advisors, and a CHR research fellow. T...

AH&LA Releases Industry Principles to Combat Human Trafficking

American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) | April 23, 2015

Hosts leading anti-trafficking organization at largest annual AH&LA Conference Washington, D.C., April 23, 2015 -- The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), the sole national association representing all segments of the 1.8 million-employee lodging industry, today released Hotel Industry Principles as part of the industry's long-standing effort to raise awareness of human trafficking and provide hotel operators tools and resources to educate employees on identifying and reporting these crimes. The release of these principles comes on the heels of Senate passage of legislation (S. 178) to help victims of sex traffic...


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