Burleigh Travel thanked for removing bullfight references from website
13 June 2014
Sports tour specialists Burleigh Travel have been thanked for removing references to bullfighting from their website.
Following an ICABS appeal in which we highlighted the cruelty of bullfighting, the Gloucestershire-based company deleted a suggestion to "visit a traditional bull fight."
A spokesperson said he agreed with our comments and stressed that the company had "never booked or promoted this activity".
Burleigh Travel's response is a big help to our ongoing campaign to encourage holidaymakers to avoid visiting bullrings.
We thank them for this compassionate move. Find out more about their sports tours at http://www.burleightravel.co.uk
Burleigh Travel joins a growing list of companies which have responded positively to ICABS appeals and removed references to bullfighting or bullrings. These include American Airlines, EasyJet, Jet2holidays, Marriott International, Hilton Hampton, Ebookers, Club Travel, Abbey Travel, Sunways, Low Cost Holidays.ie, Travel Department, Cancun Holidays Information Center, Co-op Travel, Ultimate Travel, No Fly Cruising, City Breaks 101, Original Travel, Escape Trips, Charter Travel, NY.T.Roma Hotel, Exclusive GP, Just Resorts and IceLolly.com.
Join our appeal to other companies to remove bullfighting from their websites. Check out our latest anti-bullfighting Action Alerts.
If you choose to holiday in a bullfighting country (Spain, France, Portugal, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela), please do not visit bullfighting arenas or museums. Avoid purchasing any bullfight-related souvenirs. Join the international campaign against bullfighting. Please register your opposition to this horrific blood sport with the governments and political representatives of bullfighting countries as well as to the local Ambassadors.
Contact the Spanish Ambassador to Ireland to register your opposition to bullfighting. Express your desire to see bullfighting banned throughout all of Spain.
The Spanish Ambassador to Ireland
Embassy of Spain
17A Merlyn Park, Dublin 4.
Tel 1: +353 (0)1 2691640
Tel 2: +353 (0)1 2692597
Fax: +353 (0)1 269 1854
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