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  • ReThink Orphanages Network Australia holds Ethical Student Travel conference

      Ethical Student Travel: Protecting Children and Communities, ReThink Orphanages Network August and October 2018 – Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Sydney & Brisbane   Overseas student travel, volunteering and service has become more and more popular as service travel is increasingly embedded into the Australian school curriculum. Australian’s are eager to support local communities overseas, however these […]

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  • The Code welcomes ASISTEN as a new member in Madagascar

    We are pleased to announce that ASISTEN Travel is our newest member in Madagascar! Here is a brief introduction of the company: Operating since 2009, ASISTEN is a Destination Management Company specialized in the design and organization of tailor made holidays and luxury tours in Madagascar and we serve a clientele of outbound tour operators and […]

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  • The Code welcomes Neotropic Expeditions as a new member

    The Code is pleased to announce that Neotropic Expeditions, tour operator based in Ecuador, has become a member of The Code in addition to its longstanding commitment to sustainable tourism. Here is an introduction to the company and its philosophy.   Neotropic Expeditions is a leading destination management company in Ecuador, Galapagos, and Colombia with exclusive […]

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  • The Code welcomes Dusit International as a new member

    We are pleased to announce that Dusit International became our 303rd member on 8th August 2018. On 28 March 2018, Damien Brosnan, The Code’s Programme Manager, gave a presentation titled on “Security in Hotel, Human Trafficking” at Dusit Thani Hotel for their annual and internal meeting named “Be a Winner, Dusit Ambassadors’ Workshop 2018” for […]

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  • Skål International 2018 Sustainable Tourism Awards

    A total of 62 entries from 31 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable Tourism Awards that Skål International (the leading worldwide organization of travel and tourism professionals) will present during the Opening Ceremony of the 79th Skål World Congress in Mombasa, Kenya, on 18 October. These awards were introduced 17 years ago […]

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  • Carlson’s Responsible Business Report shows commitment to Child Protection

    Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), the global digital travel management company, published its latest Annual Responsible Business Report, showing significant progress towards its 2020 objectives. This latest report has reached the UN Global Compact Advanced Level, recognizing the success of CWT’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme. Demonstrating CWT’s commitment to think, act, and live with integrity, the […]

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  • It’s a Penalty 2018 Campaign: The Impact So Far

    It’s a Penalty harnesses the power of global sporting events with one message: the abuse, exploitation and trafficking of children must stop. In 2018, It’s a Penalty campaigned around four major sporting events: Super Bowl LII (Minneapolis, USA) – 4th February PyeongChang Winter Olympics & Paralympics (South Korea) – 9-25th February & 9-18th March HSBC/Cathay […]

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  • Sunscape Bávaro Beach Resort becomes latest member of The Code

    The Code is very pleased to announce that the Punta Cana branch of Sunscape Bávaro Resorts is the newest member to join The Code of Conduct. With the help of Local Code Representative MAIS (Movimiento Para el Autodesarrollo Internacional de la Solidaridad), the staff of Sunscape Bávaro received extensive training on child protection as per The […]

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  • The Code at ITB Berlin 2018

    The Code was once again present this year at the world’s largest travel and trade fair, ITB Berlin. The event is an annual gathering of the world’s leading stakeholders in the travel industry and is a crucial space for networking, knowledge-sharing and discussion of emerging travel trends. A positive trend which is emerging in the sector […]

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  • ECPAT-USA announces Marriott International as latest member to The Code

    ECPAT-USA today, announced a new partnership with global hospitality company Marriott International to combat and prevent human trafficking and exploitation in all forms, the addition of Marriott International coincides with National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. “Everyone has a role in fighting human trafficking and preventing child sexual exploitation,” said David Rodriguez, Executive Vice […]

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