Nix Conference & Meeting Management of St. Louis honored for work fighting sex trafficking

Nix Conference & Meeting Management of St. Louis honored for work fighting sex trafficking

October 17, 2017 ST. LOUIS, MO – Nix Conference & Meeting Management of St. Louis was honored this month by ECPAT-USA as a Top Member of The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism. Named for the third year in a row, Nix is among just 21 companies in the U.S. to receive this designation “for their exceptional work to integrate child protection practices into their businesses in 2016.” For the past five years, Nix has led the charge among meeting planners worldwide to help end sex trafficking in hotels.  Nix staff members inform

Here Are the 10 Hottest Travel Stories of 2016

Here Are the 10 Hottest Travel Stories of 2016

2016 was such a great year for travel. Memories were made, places were discovered, and stories are shared. Here are 10 of the most popular, the ones that made the headlines, the ones that you loved. These are the stories that show why we all love travel so much. It turns out that traveling makes us far happier than any material wealth ever does – who can argue with science? According to this short report by Bright Side, “going to various kinds of unusual events, going on trips, learning new skills, even extreme sport —

Taking Action On Modern Slavery In Hotels

Taking Action On Modern Slavery In Hotels

Modern slavery isn’t something that springs to mind when most people think of hotels. But sometimes it takes a trigger to inspire action. My efforts to fight modern slavery were first sparked after hearing about the horrific experiences of child trafficking five years ago at the Trust Women Conference, an annual event committed to finding real solutions to empower women and to fight slavery worldwide. As the Head of Sustainability of Shiva Hotels – a hotel group which manages several major London hotels – I focused on looking at the