Recognize and Respond: Addressing Human Trafficking in the Hospitality Industry
Building on the foundation of “Your Role in Preventing Human Trafficking: Recognize the Signs”, “Recognize and Respond: Addressing Human Trafficking in the Hospitality Industry” incorporates hotel-level feedback and features interactive scenarios, separate learning paths for associates and managers, a mobile-friendly design, and increased guidance on responding to potential trafficking situations. Currently available in Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), English, French, and Spanish, the training is approximately 60 minutes for associates and approximately 85 minutes for managers.
Please note this course is not available for licensing at this time but will be considered in the future on a case-by-case basis.
Users who take this course will be able to:
Human trafficking, including sex and labor trafficking
Hotel-specific signs of human trafficking
How to respond to and report potential signs of human trafficking
Officially launched in July 2022, “Recognize and Respond: Addressing Human Trafficking in the Hospitality Industry” features:
with practice questions and knowledge checks, structured into three lessons that include:
- Overview to provide foundational knowledge on human trafficking
- Preventing Human Trafficking to learn to recognize and respond to potential trafficking indicators that may be observed on property
- Scenarios to explore four authentic situations, practice decision-making, and discuss manager responsibilities and reporting procedures
to address contactless hotel experiences ushered in by the COVID-19 pandemic, which can make it more difficult to spot potential indicators of trafficking
with input from survivors of human trafficking, including members of PACT's Survivors' Council and consultants hired by Polaris
Provides an opportunity to determine whether there are potential indicators of human trafficking and choose how best to respond, based on observations and knowledge gained in this training.
Provides an opportunity to react to four scenarios as a manager and offers additional guidance on reporting potential trafficking situations, interacting with potential victims, and detecting labor exploitation.