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Did You Know? Florida Law Mandates Lodging Establishments Provide Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Training for Housekeeping and Front Desk Employees

State law mandates that all Florida lodging establishments provide annual human trafficking awareness training for housekeeping and front desk employees.

Here is what you need to know to comply:

  1. All housekeeping and front desk employees must be given annual training regarding human trafficking awareness.

  2. Your business must keep a signed, dated acknowledgment of training by each trained employee. This acknowledgment may be kept in electronic form and must be made available to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation upon request.

  3. You must implement a procedure to report suspected human trafficking to either local law enforcement or the National Human Trafficking Hotline (1-888-373-7888 or here.)

  4. You must post a human trafficking public awareness sign in a conspicuous location that is accessible to employees, which is:

    1. At least 11 inches by 15 inches in size, 

    2. Printed in at least 32-point type, and 

    3. In both English and Spanish 

AAHOA Members and Their Staffs Can Take Florida-Approved Human Trafficking Awareness Training from AAHOA for FREE

How can you satisfy the training element of the above requirements? It’s easy.

Simply offer your employees BEST's Inhospitable to Human Trafficking Training Sponsored by AAHOA. This course meets the requirements set forth in the law and is officially approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

AAHOA offers this all-digital training to AAHOA Members and their staff for FREE, it's available in English and Spanish, and is proven to increase the reporting of human trafficking incidents.  

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*Use Enrollment Code AAHOA-ENGLISH when filling out the form. 


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Help Us End Human Trafficking

As hoteliers, we are in prime position to lead the fight against sex and labor trafficking. AAHOA has long been at the forefront of the hospitality industry’s battle against human trafficking. Our goal is to have 100% of our members and their employees trained in human trafficking awareness and prevention.