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2013 05 19 safe host conference ebnt oss.269 presentazione_01_eng


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Sexual tourism against minors is a world plague that encompasses mainly the south east Asian region, Latin America, Africa and eastern Europe. Western countries are those which register the biggest outgoing fluxes. Sexual tourists abuse of the common channels and networks of tourism to reach their victims. Companies and workers in the sector may play an important role in the prevention and struggle against this practice. To be able to do this, they must learn how to identify and prevent it, they need to possess the knowledge and skills to identify it and have the tools to actively prevent those who exploit and those that make use of this practice from making use of tourist services to reach their victims. To Favor the establishment of a permanent social dialogue platform for tourism, encouraging the exchange and synergies between social parts throughout the whole supply chain, starting from the exchange of actions for the fight against child exploitation in the tourism sector, and the adoption of Directive 2011/92/EU. Analyze the ways in which services and tourism channels are used for illegal aims and identify changes linked with use of information and communication technologies. Evaluate good practices that social parts, individually or jointly, have enacted to prevent and fight against this phenomenon. Equip the tourism industry with innovative and practical tools for the struggle against child sexual exploitation throughout the whole supply chain.
Il turismo sessuale a danno dei minori è una piaga mondiale che attanaglia in modo particolare Sud-est asiatico, America Latina, Africa ed Europa orientale. I paesi occidentali sono quelli da cui si registrano i maggiori flussi in partenza. I turisti sessuali abusano dei canali e delle reti del turismo per raggiungere le loro vittime. Imprese e lavoratori del settore possono giocare un ruolo prezioso per prevenire e contrastare il fenomeno. Per farlo essi devono imparare a riconoscerlo e a prevenirlo, devono cioè avere le conoscenze e le competenze per identificarlo ed essere dotati di strumenti concreti per impedire a sfruttatori e clienti di utilizzare i servizi turistici per raggiungere le loro vittime. Favorire l’istituzione del tavolo di dialogo sociale europeo del turismo incoraggiando gli scambi e le sinergie tra gli attori sociali di tutta la filiera, a partire dalla condivisione di azioni per la lotta allo sfruttamento sessuale dei minori nel turismo e l’attuazione della Direttiva 2011/92/UE sul tema.Analizzare le modalità con cui i servizi e i canali del turismo vengono utilizzati per scopi impropri e identificare i cambiamenti legati all’uso delle tecnologie di informazione e comunicazione Censire le buone pratiche che le parti sociali individualmente o collegialmente hanno messo in campo per prevenire e contrastare il fenomeno. Dotare l’industria del turismo di strumenti innovativi e pratici per il contrasto allo sfruttamento sessuale dei minori lungo tutta la filiera

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2013 05 19 safe host conference ebnt oss.269 presentazione_01_eng

  1. 1. EBNT observatory on the fight againstsexual abuses against children in thetourism industry2013SAFE HOST European Project
  2. 2. Fifth year - 2013Scenario on disintermediation and integration.Analysis of European and global online travelagencies.Survey on sector associations.Interviews and analysis of Interpol and Fraudsquads information.Update on implementation of UE Directive 92/2011.
  3. 3. Disintermediation and IntegrationMulti channel aspectSource: Eurobarometer data 2012, elaboration bySL&AVacation organisation modalities - 2012
  4. 4. Source: Eurobarometer data 2012, elaboration by SL&ADisintermediation and IntegrationMulti channel aspect
  5. 5. Analysis of 68 European/Global travel agencies websitesAnalysis of online travel agenciesSource: EBNT Observatory data, elaboration bySL&A
  6. 6. Analysis of online travel agenciesSource: EBNT Observatory data, elaboration bySL&AExpedia:• Trivago• Hotels• Hotwire• Car Rental• ClassicVacations• eLong• VenereTripAdvisor:• Air Fare WatchDog• Booking Buddy• Cruise Critic• Every Trail• Family Vacationcritic• Flip key• Holiday Lettings• Holiday WatchDog• IndependentTraveler• One Time• Seat Guru• Snique Away• Smarter Travel• Tingo• Travel Library• Travel PodVirtual TouristOrbitz:• Hotel Club• Rates to go• Mr Jet• Cheap Ticket• OrbitzBusiness• AdventureTravel• Lodging• Away• Asia Hotels• GorpPriceline:• Kayak• Booking• AgodaOdigeo:• Edreams• GoVoyages• Opodo• TravellinkSabre Holding – Travelocity:• IgoUgo•• Zuji• Travelprice
  7. 7. Analysis of online travel agenciesSource: EBNT Observatory data, elaboration by SL&AAir Fare Watch Dog Booking BuddyCruise Critic Every TrailFamily Vacation critic Flip keyHoliday Lettings Holiday Watch DogIndependent Traveler One TimeSeat Guru Snique AwaySmarter Travel TingoTravel Library Travel PodVirtual Tourist Where i’ve beenTripAdvisor
  8. 8. Analysis of online travel agenciesSource: EBNT Observatory data, elaboration by SL&AHotel ClubRates to goMr JetCheap TicketOrbitz BusinessAdventure TravelLodgingAwayAsia HotelsGorpOrbitz:TrivagoHotelsHotwireCar RentalClassicVacationseLongVenereExpedia:
  9. 9. Analisi delle Online Travel AgencySource: EBNT Observatory data, elaboration bySL&AOdigeo:EdreamsGoVoyagesOpodoTravellinkKayakBookingAgodaPriceline:IgoUgoLastminute.comZujiTravelpriceSabre HoldingTravelocity:
  10. 10. 20122013Presence in websites of references inherent tothe struggle against child prostitutionAnalisi delle Online Travel AgencySource: EBNT Observatory data, elaboration bySL&A2011All Italian
  13. 13. “Our Corporate Responsibility CommitmentBeing a leader brings great responsibilities toinnovate and advocate for a healthy and sustainableindustry, to support the communities in which welive and do business, and to take care of our peopleand our planet. Sabre is committed to theseresponsibilities; it’s part of our culture –it’s whatmakes us who we are.We call these commitments : Better travel, betterworld.”from - Sabre Holding’sCorporate Responsibility PolicyFonte: www.sabre.comSABRE HOLDINGExtracts - Rules
  14. 14. SABRE HOLDINGExtracts - Rulesfrom - Sabre Holding’sSupplier Code of Conduct“ Social Behavior• Support and advocate for industry policiesand practices that will end human traffickingand exploitation of children.”Fonte:
  15. 15. SABRE HOLDINGInitiatives“Our commitment includes:• Train our 10,000 global employees so they are betterinformed on the issues.• Raise awareness with our airline, hotel, travelagency and corporate customers.• Inform travelers using online booking tools so thatthey are better prepared to identify and report potentialtrafficking incidents.• Partner with non-profit, travel and governmentorganizations that support global advocacy towardsending human trafficking.• Update company policies, including our SupplierCode of Conduct, to reflect our stand against the crime.”Fonte:
  16. 16. Partners:SABRE HOLDINGInitiatives
  17. 17. Fonte: dati Eurobarometro 2012, elaborazioni SL&ASector AssociationsECTAA1996 – declaration against sex tourism withchildren – all ECTAA members will inform clientson this issue.1997 – becomes Observer of the “ Task Force forthe Protection of Children in Tourism”.200/2001 – has participated to the project financedby the EU – managed by ECPAT – which foreseesthe creation of a “code of conduct” for touroperators.
  18. 18. ECTAA membersCode of Conduct signatoriesSector AssociationsORV - AustriaSRV - SvizzeraDRV - GermaniaFIAVET - ItaliaANAT - RomaniaANVR - Regno UnitoFEAAV - Spagna
  19. 19. Sector AssociationsNational InitiativesDRV-Germany: information of clients andpersonnel aABTO–Belgium: supported ECPAT activitiesand “CHOW” project.DRF-Denmark: campaign against sextourism with children, planned to relaunchcampaign and create a Code of Conduct againstsexual and work exploitation.
  20. 20. Sector AssociationsNational InitiativesSRF Sweden: campaign against sex tourism withchildren and information to clients.ABTA United Kingdom: The Travel Foundation/Every Child Everywhere.SNAV-France: cooperates with ECPAT France -project “SAY NO”/”Stop traffic of children for theirsexual exploitation”.
  21. 21. Fraud SquadsInterviews and analysis of information byInterpol and Fraud SquadsThe new element in this edition is the involvementin the observatory of police forces representing afundamental role in the struggle against sexualexploitation og children.
  22. 22. Fraud SquadsWe have sent a questionnaire to:United Kingdom | Child Exploitation andOnline Protection CentreNetherlands Child exploitation team NationalCrime Squad Netherlands’ police agencyEuropool European Union’s law enforcementagency whose main goal is to help achieve a saferEurope .
  23. 23. Update on implementation of EUDirective 92/2011 and comparison withprevious observatory editions L.269What are we talking about?Directive 2011/92/EU OF THEEUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ANDCOUNCIL of 13thDecember 2011 inherentto the struggle against sexual abuses andexploitation of children and of childpornography.Update on implementation ofEU Directive 92/2011
  24. 24. Art.29“guarantee that those originating from the Union whocommit the crimes of abusing or exploiting childrenare punished even when the crime is committedoutside of the borders of the Union itself, in particularrelatively to the so called “sex tourism”. For sextourism we against children one should mean thesexual exploitation on behalf of one or more peopletravelling from their customary environment to foreigndestinations where they have contacts with children.”Update on implementation ofEU Directive 92/2011