‘Upstream’ Training to Raise Awareness and Prevent the Sexual Exploitation of Children in the International Tourism, Hospitality & Events Industry
Nolan, Ray – Sheffield Hallam University
The scale, scope and complexity of business structures, seasonal influences and vulnerability to negative publicity inherent in the international tourism sector means engaging the industry in child sexual exploitation prevention activities is hugely challenging. An alternative approach to alleviate issues of accessing and engaging the private sector is undertaken by Ray Nolan. This briefing describes his method in raising awareness and providing formal prevention training to university students studying for management degrees in International Tourism, Hospitality and Events.