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  • 9 responsible businesses have signed the Code during ITB Berlin 2017

    Berlin, March 2017: 9 travel and tourism businesses have shown their commitment to child protection and signed The Code during ITB Berlin 2017, becoming our latest members! We are very proud to have them all on board: Mingle Africa, Team Reisen AG, Trekking Team Group (top row, from left to right), Viva Wyndham Resorts, Zaia (centre), Kia Ora – […]

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  • Does your business include voluntourism products?

    If so, you need to review the key points of The Code’s new policy on voluntourism and orphanages below: The Code does not accept membership of organisations involved in voluntourism activities which: include orphanages and other forms of residential care for children in settings with minimal support or supervision. have orphanages and other residential care […]

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  • The Code welcomes its newest member: Viva Wyndham Resorts

    Viva Wyndham Resorts, in the Dominican Republic, has stated its commitment to child protection and sustainable tourism by signing the Code of Conduct and becoming a member. Read below the full press release in Spanish: Viva Wyndham Resorts sigue sumando esfuerzos a favor de la niñez SANTO DOMINGO- La empresa Viva Wyndham Resorts firmó el […]

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  • The Code and AccorHotels Vietnam join hands against child abuse and trafficking

    AccorHotels Vietnam reinforces its commitment against the sexual exploitation of children alongside The Code. 20 October 2016 – As part of AccorHotels’ WATCH programme, AccorHotels Vietnam reinforces its commitment against the sexual exploitation of children by joining the efforts of The Code. Vietnam is the newest country in the AccorHotels network to sign The Code, […]

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  • The Code welcomes new Board of Directors for 2016-19

    Bangkok, March 23, 2016 At its March AGM in Berlin, members of The Code elected a new Board of Directors, to serve as representatives of the membership from 2016 to 2019. The Board is made up of both industry and NGO representatives, recognising the diversity of organisations that are working together to improve the safety […]

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  • The Code signs two new members at ITB Berlin

    BERLIN, March 2015 The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism (The Code) welcomed two new members who are committed to helping to prevent the sexual exploitation of children within travel and tourism. Signing ceremonies were held this week with representatives from DER Touristik and Bayrisches Pilgerbüro, formalising […]

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