My Place begins human trafficking training week

My Place Hotels has maintained a 100 percent completion rate of Businesses Ending Slavery & Trafficking's “Inhospitable to Human Trafficking” training among its general managers and headquarters team members. Photo credit: My Place Hotels of America.

My Place Hotels of America, working in partnership with Businesses Ending Slavery & Trafficking, began its designated human trafficking training week on Jan. 6. First introduced alongside the brand’s push to provide all its team members with human trafficking training this past June, “My Place is No Place for Human Trafficking Week” is aimed at retraining employees across the company’s portfolio on human trafficking prevention.

Related Story: Beware! Do sex traffickers lurk at your hotel?

Since last June, My Place has maintained a 100 percent completion rate of BEST’s “Inhospitable to Human Trafficking” training across its network of general managers and headquarters team members. As part of this training week, the brand is encouraging all hotel staff to complete BEST’s training.

Related Story: Radisson to fight human trafficking with ECPAT-USA partnership

“Since announcing our brandwide initiative to take a stand against the threat of human trafficking back in June, our hotel operators and staff remain committed to promoting awareness on the important topic, which involves recognizing the signs of human trafficking and knowing how to properly report any related situations,” My Place Hotels EVP/General Counsel Matthew Campbell said in a statement.

Virtual Event

HOTEL OPTIMIZATION PART 2 | SEPTEMBER 10 & 24, 2020

Survival in these times is highly dependent on a hotel's ability to quickly adapt and pivot their business to meet the current needs of travelers and the surrounding community. Join us for Optimization Part 2 – a FREE virtual event – as we bring together top players in the industry to discuss alternative uses when occupancy is down, ways to boost F&B revenue, how to help your staff adjust to new challenges and more, in a series of panels focused on how you can regain profitability during this crisis.


Related Story: AH&LA, AAHOA host trafficking awareness event in Georgia

My Place Hotels has 53 hotels open across 24 states with more than 120 properties in its pipeline.

Suggested Articles

The hotel will implement a new, branded mobile app that delivers control to guests and GEMS, a back-office tool that streamlines operations.

The U.S. is now the only region that has yet to turn a positive month of profit since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold.

While occupancy largely was flat week over week during the seven-day period ending Sept. 19, rate and revenue both declined.