Tag: ECPAT

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

editor editor- September 27, 2019 22:15

In recognition of World Tourism Day, ECPAT-USA is launching its latest report today that details how different sectors in the travel and tourism are working to protect children. Stamping Out ... Read More

Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 16:35

A Country Overview Report released today by ECPAT International says that more research is urgently needed into the sexual exploitation and abuse of children in Fiji. The report, developed in ... Read More

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

editor editor- May 30, 2019 22:05

ECPAT-USA, the leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children through awareness, advocacy, policy, and legislation is pleased to once again honor ... Read More

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:55

RIU Hotels & Resorts is pursuing its commitment to hotel sustainability together with its partner company Preverisk Group (Gestión de Riesgos Ambientales S.L.), a company with more than 20 years ... Read More

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

editor editor- May 1, 2019 21:04

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Foundation (AHLEF), today issued ... Read More

Celebrating Her Awards making women visible in tourism at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 18:08

Award winners from previous years always take part in presenting the outstanding women in tourism with the Celebrating Her Awards by the International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT). The ... Read More

IIPT India Announces the Winners of the 4th Celebrating Her awards at ITB Berlin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 12:18

For the fourth consecutive year ITB Berlin will play host to the International Institute for Peace – India’s (IIPT India) Global Awards for Empowered Women in Tourism – “Celebrating Her.” ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 18:15

Marriott International today announced that, as of this month, it has successfully trained 500,000 hotel workers to spot the signs of human trafficking in its hotels and how to respond ... Read More

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

editor editor- January 9, 2019 22:36

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 11:15

Revenge porn or sexual extortion are only some of the problem Japan has to deal with when protecting children. Bangkok based ECPAT International is actively working in Japan and 92 ... Read More

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 12:27

Tourists rape children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; it's a sad reality of the global travel and tourism industry. Silence ... Read More

Cambodia conducts child protection and training for tourism professionals

editor editor- September 12, 2012 10:20

ECPAT Cambodia, the Local Code Representative for Cambodia, conducted several training workshops for the tourism industry in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Read More

ECPAT Taiwan and The Code support tourism companies in protecting children

editor editor- July 17, 2012 00:39

Over 60 participants from the Taiwan tourism industry, especially hotels and tour operators, attended a special one-day workshop on child protection as part of responsible tourism. Read More

Activity International signs Child Protection Code

editor editor- July 14, 2012 05:07

Activity International, one of the largest international exchange organizations in the Netherlands, signed the Child Protection Code on June 5, 2012. Read More

Above all, protect the children

editor editor- March 9, 2011 18:56

BERLIN (eTN) - Messe Berlin, the organizer of ITB Berlin, has said “children represent our future.” For this, Messe Berlin is heralding its campaign “for the protection of children’s rights" Read More

UK groups aim to protect children in tourism

editor editor- December 18, 2010 06:43

In an effort to combat sexual exploitation of children in tourism, the UK chapter of End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT) has teamed ... Read More

ECPAT Netherlands International holds expert meeting on combating child sex tourism

editor editor- April 9, 2009 05:15

ECPAT the Netherlands, together with ECPAT Germany, organized an expert meeting on March 8-10, 2009 about the multi-stakeholder approach to combat the sexual exploitation of children in tourism. Read More

Child sex tourism under siege in Southeast Asia

editor editor- March 23, 2009 11:41

The three-day Southeast Asia Conference on Child Sex Tourism ended on Friday, March 20, 2009 in Bali, Indonesia with a declaration by 205 participants identifying the current challenges and a ... Read More