Passport To Freedom
Passport to Freedom is the Sabre® signature corporate responsibility program to help fight human trafficking and provide support to victims and survivors. Our goals are to increase awareness and educate the travel industry on human trafficking issues, advocate for legislation change, and provide opportunities for leaders to collaborate.
Increase awareness and educate the travel industry on human trafficking issues, advocate for legislation change, and provide opportunities for leaders to collaborate.
Sabre is a global technology company serving the world’s largest industry — travel and tourism, and as such, was the first to sign the tourism Code of Conduct (The Code).
On September 27, 2012, we launched “Passport to Freedom,” a comprehensive initiative seeking to unite the travel and tourism industry to fight child sex trafficking and human slavery. The event took place at our headquarters in Southlake, TX. U.S. actress Jada Pinkett Smith, and many leaders from the travel and tourism industry, nonprofit and government agencies joined the event.
What is human trafficking?
Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where perpetrators profit from the control and exploitation of others. Force, fraud and coercion are used to control other people and induce them to commit acts of sex or labor. This ‘compelled service’ is a lucrative activity and is why human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing criminal industries in the world. It is estimated to be a $32 billion trade.
Our goal is to engage all those around us – employees, customers, partners and industry leaders – to inspire action for anti-trafficking. Read more on our objectives page.
Take the Training
In less than 30 minutes, you can become informed and personally aware about human trafficking by taking our online training course.
Find the resources you need to make an impact through your every day activities on our resources page.
Your Actions Count - Be a Responsible Traveler
Sabre is proud to partner with the United Nations and Marriott in support of Your Actions Count - Be a Responsible Traveler, a year-long awareness campaign to help fight the trafficking of humans, wildlife, cultural artefacts, illicit drugs and counterfeit goods. Tourists around the world can be part of the solution by making more educated decisions while traveling. To learn how you can be a responsible traveler, visit www.bearesponsibletraveller.org.