Date of Award

2017

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelors of Science in Hotel Administration (BS)

First Advisor

Jan deRoos

Abstract

This research explores the issue of sex trafficking in hotels within the United States. Research was conducted regarding the prevalence of the issue, legal implications for hotels, resources available and current initiatives taken by companies. Surveys and interviews were conducted to identify the overall sentiments of hoteliers on the issue and potential solutions suggested by agencies that work against trafficking. The research identifies a strong need for training and increased awareness among hotels.

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