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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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  • American Airlines joins The Code to help protect children around the world

    The Code is very pleased to announce that American Airlines has joined hundreds of other companies in the fight to protect children from sexual exploitation and trafficking. Such a major airline is in a unique and privileged position to help stop the trafficking of children since victims are often trafficked via commercial air travel. The […]

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  • Happy Universal Children’s Day!

    Today is dedicated to all children in the world! Let’s work together to protect them and create a safe space for them to thrive! #HappyChildrensDay #20November #childprotection

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  • Leaders Unite to Stop Global Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism

    A combination of weak child protection systems, more affordable international travel, and growing internet access is thwarting efforts to counter the sexual exploitation of children in the travel and tourism industries, a conference on the issue in Madrid this week concluded. Hosted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the meeting of international experts […]

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  • The Code welcomes ECPAT Belgium as its newest Local Code Representative

    The Code is proud to announce its latest partnership with ECPAT Belgium who has just become the Local Representative of the Code in Belgium: “Being Local Code Representative (LCR) is for us an official recognition of the work we have been doing for years with the private sector, such as trainings in hotels, awareness-raising sessions with […]

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  • CI Azumano Travel announces its support for The Code

    Virginia Beach, VA/Portland, OR, March 27, 2017/PRNewswire Cruise Ventures, Inc. (CI Azumano Travel) have joined the fight against human trafficking by signing ECPAT-USA’s Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct (The Code).  The Code is a multi-stakeholder responsible tourism initiative with a mission to provide awareness, tools and support to the tourism industry in order to prevent […]

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  • 9 responsible businesses sign 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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