NetFlights thanked for removing suggestion to visit Mexican bullfight
11 August 2015
A big thank you to online travel company, NetFlights, for removing a suggestion to visit a bullfight in Mexico.
In an article entitled "15 reasons why you need to be in Cancun for Spring Break", it was stated: "If you have the stomach for it, you can watch a real bullfight in downtown Cancun’s own bullfighting ring". However, following an ICABS appeal, in which we highlighted the cruelty involved in bullfighting, the UK-based company swiftly deleted the reference.
Thumbs up to NetFlights for this compassionate response.
Netflights is part of award-winning Gold Medal Travel. They offer flights, hotels and car hire in 1500 destinations worldwide as well as long haul holidays and city breaks. Find out more about their offers at http://www.netflights.com
Netflights 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, Iglu Cruise, Oliver's Travel's, StagWeb, Joe Walsh Tours, Budget Travel, Osprey Holidays, AlphaRooms.com, Hays Travel, Le Boat, Holiday Hypermarket, Pack Your Bags, USIT Travel and Euroventure.
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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, or your country of residence, to register 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
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