Hotel Staffs in Mexico City Taught to Spot Human Trafficking

An old man flanked by young women checks into a hotel, a customer books several rooms on the same floor and no one ever leaves the rooms, another brings guests and walks straight into the hotel lift without checking in.

These are all possible signs of human trafficking that hotel staff across Mexico City are being trained to spot and report.

An initiative between the Citizens Council of Mexico City, a civil society group, and the Mexico City Hotel Association, which brings together 251 hotels, aims to train at least 2,000 hotel staff this year across the capital.

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