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Tourism and Human Rights Initiative launched by IBLF & UN World Tourism Organization - will develop & adopt set of human rights principles (companies involved include Four Seasons, Hilton, Marriott, Intercontinental, Rezidor, Starwood, Superclubs, TAJ,...

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22 March 2006

International Tourism Partnership

Author: Intl. Tourism Partnership

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP), a programme of The Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) exists to inspire and provide global leadership for responsible business in hotels, travel and tourism...Organisations including airlines, car hire companies and tour operators through to existing hotel chain members and non government organisations...all work together within ITP to promote responsible practical actions...[current members (as of Mar 2006): American Express, Carlson Hotels, Four Seasons Hotels, Hilton Group, InterContinental, Marriott, Rezidor, SAS Hospitality, Starwood, Super Clubs, Indian Company of Hotels (Taj), Royal Garden Resorts, Small Luxury Hotels of The World, Turtle Island]

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16 March 2006

IBLF [Intl. Business Leaders Forum] and UNWTO [United Nations World Tourism Organization] announce human rights initiative for the tourism industry

Author: Intl. Business Leaders Forum & United Nations World Tourism Organization

The Tourism and Human Rights Initiative will recognise the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism as the overarching standard to guide the global activities of the project, to be reinforced through the development and adoption of a specific set of human rights principles for the industry, with appendices for individual sectors...the members of the Tourism Partnership [including Four Seasons, Hilton, Marriott, Intercontinental, Rezidor, Starwood, Superclubs, TAJ, Carlson, Jumeirah, Small Luxury Hotels, American Express] will spearhead the process...

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