Oliver's Travels thanked for removing bullfighting lessons
10 December 2014
London-based travel company, Oliver's Travels, has been thanked for removing from its website a suggestion to take bullfighting lessons with a professional bullfighter.
The lessons to learn how to use a bullfighting cape and how to "move in front of the bull" were deleted following an appeal by ICABS in which we highlighted the cruelty of bullfighting.
A company spokesperson stated: "We have removed all mentions of bullfighting and will make sure it is not mentioned on any new properties we add."
Oliver's Travel's response is a big help to our ongoing campaign to encourage holidaymakers to reject bullfighting.
We thank them for this compassionate move. Find out more about their travel offers at http://www.oliverstravels.com/
Oliver's Travel's 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, IceLolly.com, Burleigh Travel, Abercrombie & Kent, Holiday Transfers and Iglu Cruise.
Join our appeal to other companies to remove bullfighting from their websites. Check out our latest anti-bullfighting Action Alerts.
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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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