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January 28, 2022

Child Protection

Travel Marketing To and Protecting Visiting Children

One of the most difficult segments of the tourism industry to which to market protect the children or young adult segment, In reality, this segment breaks down into at least four sub-segments, and each of these has its own challenges and opportunities. Although in most nations the law defines a child as anyone who is not an adult (under 18

Child Prostitution in Malaysia: A Haven for Human Trafficking generating Tourism Revenue

Is Child abuse through Tourism part of “Malaysia Truly Asia” ?  Tourism is big business in Malaysia. Abusing children is more lucrative than exploiting adults in the travel and tourism industry. According to Child Rights International Network,  Malaysia is a Haven for Child Prostitution. Child Protection may no longer be a priority for UNWTO after Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili

Why responsible tourists should visit Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala

Responsible tourists should look to travel to and support Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala through tourism. Responsible tourists should check carefully when supporting other Caribbean and Latin American Countries. This message becomes timely with the start of the WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Summit) about to start in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Except for

New law to protect children

In a huge win for victims of online sex trafficking, FOSTA-SESTA was signed into law by the President this week. Backpage, an online marketplace notorious for trafficking children, has now been seized by the U.S. Department of Justice. The new law will allow victims of human trafficking to sue websites that knowingly assisted in the

Africa Conference on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism

Moving forward from Recommendations to Commitments and Action 7 May 2018 | Durban, South Africa 1. Background In June 2018, an International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism will be hosted by the Government of Colombia, in collaboration with the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), ECPAT International and other stakeholders. The event

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