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07/29/2021

AHLA Foundation to Host No Room for Trafficking Awareness Event on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Event will highlight Marriott International’s Human Trafficking Awareness Training for industry.
Michal Christine Escobar
Senior Editor (Hotels)
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In honor of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) President & CEO Chip Rogers will host the American Hotel & Lodging Foundation’s (AHLA Foundation) virtual No Room for Trafficking awareness and training event Friday, July 30, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET.

The event will highlight Marriott International’s recent announcement to work with the AHLA Foundation and ECPAT-USA to make its enhanced human trafficking training widely available to the hotel industry in early 2022. It will also feature a fireside discussion on leveraging partnerships to combat trafficking and a preview of Marriott’s enhanced training.

No Room for Trafficking is an AHLA and AHLA Foundation awareness program that builds on the industry’s ongoing commitment and work to end human trafficking.

WHO:

Chip Rogers, President & CEO, AHLA

Tricia Primrose, Global Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer, Marriott International

Melissa Froehlich Flood, Vice President, Social Impact & Public Affairs, Marriott International

Lori Cohen, CEO, ECPAT-USA

WHEN:

Friday, July 30, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET

WHERE:

The event will be livestreamed, but media are invited to attend in person at the Marriott Marquis, Magnolia Room, 901 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001.