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Working with Local Partners to Combat Human Trafficking

Working with Local Partners to Combat Human Trafficking

Craig Kalkut, vice president of government affairs at the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), and Fran Hughes, director of the International Tourism Partnership (ITP), recommend that hoteliers build local partnerships to address human trafficking in their area. Below are ...

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Hospitality-Based Charities Tap Guests’ Desire To Do Good

Hospitality-Based Charities Tap Guests’ Desire To Do Good

In the hotel industry, more and more brands are placing an emphasis on corporate social responsibility. Some of these brands are thinking outside of simply making charitable donations and are implementing initiatives that engage travelers and target aid to specific ...

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Hotels Provide Hope for Harvey Victims

Hotels Provide Hope for Harvey Victims

After witnessing the destruction that Hurricane Harvey caused to his home state of Texas, Neil Goldman knew he needed to act fast. As founder of Hotels for Hope, an organization that provides hotel brokerage services to conferences and large groups ...

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Hotels Help Dogs Find Their Forever Homes

Hotels Help Dogs Find Their Forever Homes

McKibbon Hospitality’s foster dog program—in which one adoptable pup lives at a hotel at any given time—started when two strangers on an airplane decided to bond over pet photos. On a flight three years ago, Emma Ledbetter, director of food ...

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Asheville Hotels To Support Anti-Hunger Initiative

Asheville Hotels To Support Anti-Hunger Initiative

Asheville, NC—Next month, 29 Asheville-area hotels will embark on a month-long collaboration to help feed thousands of families who face hunger every day across Western North Carolina. Sweet Dreams, Full Plates: Hospitality Feeds Families will take place throughout the entire month ...

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