September 28, 2018
Issue: Corporate Accountability
Los Angeles Times – Hyatt Hotels Won’t Rent to Hate Groups, CEO says; Muslim Group Claims a Victory
On September 28th, the LA Times reported that Hyatt Hotels Corp. will stop hosting hate groups at their hotels. See below for the highlight and click here to read on the LA Times website.
“Hyatt’s announcement is a welcome one for consumers who want their hotels to be safe spaces to relax and be themselves free from hostility and discrimination,” said Scott Simpson, public advocacy director for Muslim Advocates. Simpson said Hyatt is the first hotel firm to make such a commitment to his group. He said Airbnb, the online home-sharing site, has also committed that it will not do business with hate groups.