This World Orca Day, we should celebrate these magnificent animals – and remember that many are still imprisoned and suffering in marine parks around the world for human entertainment. Today, a wave of PETA protesters gathered outside the London office of the travel association ABTA… Read More »PETA Calls On ABTA to Reject Cetacean Captivity on World Orca Day
A first-hand account from a former employee of Delphinus Xcaret – a marine park in Mexico that forces dolphins to swim and interact with humans – reveals yet again why you should never visit a facility that exploits these intelligent, sensitive animals for profit. The… Read More »‘Swim With Dolphins’ Photographer Reveals All
Today, outside ABTA’s Delivering Sustainable Travel conference, we reminded the travel association that keeping animals confined to cramped tanks and forcing them to perform crude tricks is not sustainable: it leads to dramatically shortened life expectancy and a world of suffering for these intelligent, social… Read More »Marine Parks Kill Animals – Why Is ABTA Supporting Them?
As ABTA hosted its Crisis Management in Travel Conference, attendees faced a tidal wave of commotion outside the building. PETA supporters with signs reading “Stop Supporting Orca Abuse” and “ABTA: Cetacean Captivity Is a Crisis!” demanded that the travel association amend its policy regarding captive… Read More »PETA Protesters Slam Orca Abuse at Travel Conference