The association that represents the US’s accommodation sector has published a set of principles for the industry designed to raise awareness of issues around human trafficking.
Grab the Essentials
1: Employees will be educated to “recognize and report instances of trafficking when perpetrated or attempted in or around hotel properties”
2: Hotels are encouraged to establish policies and procedures for reporting of instances or suspected instances of trafficking;
3: They are also urged to “Work collaboratively with law enforcement and policymakers so that industry and government initiatives can be appropriately and efficiently integrated into a society-wide effort to combat trafficking.”
Take it further
1: Read the whole press release.
2: Follow the AHLA on twitter.
3: View the ECPAT online course on what the hospitality industry can do about child sex trafficking
4: Read GreenHotelier’s guide to addressing trafficking in hospitality industry.