Tag: Human Trafficking

Combatting Human Trafficking: How Hilton and Marriott Address a Global Human Rights Issue

It is estimated that anywhere from 20 to 40 million people are trapped in modern slavery worldwide. The fragmented, transient and relatively anonymous nature of hotels has made them critical sites for the trafficking of humans — typically for forced labor or sexual exploitation. But the hospitality industry has taken…

Man Awaits Fate for Deadly Immigration Smuggling

Florida resident James M. Bradley Jr. has pleaded guilty to a July attempt of smuggling immigrants into the country, leaving 10 people dead, via the Texas-Mexico Border. In three months, Bradley, 61, will be handed his fate — a fate that could carry a lifetime prison sentence, after changing his…