PETA, tour operators agree to eliminate elephant rides

September 6, 2020 0

In the latest move in a fast-growing campaign against using animals as tourist attractions, the advocacy group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) reached agreements with six tour operators/wholesalers to stop offering elephant […]

Tour operators in waiting mode on Iran

September 5, 2020 0

President Trump’s executive order barring entry to the U.S. from Iran (along with six other countries) has spurred the Iranian government to threaten reciprocal action, just as U.S. travel companies were seeing a surge in […]

U.K. operators shun animal attractions

September 5, 2020 0

British travel company Thomas Cook on Monday said it has stopped selling tickets to 16 wildlife activities, following in the footsteps of other companies that are avoiding animal encounters they deem as cruel or inhumane. […]

Tour operators: Cuba travel warning unnecessary

September 5, 2020 0

Companies operating Cuba tours say that the State Department’s warning against travel to Cuba should go unheeded. The State Department said it issued the warning because diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Havana were targeted […]

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