Stag party company thanked for removing Algarve bullfight option
03 September 2015
A big thank you to Ireland's leading hen and stag party company, Stagit, for removing from its Algarve page an option to attend a bullfight.
Responding to an appeal from the Irish Council Against Blood Sports in which we highlighted the cruelty of Portuguese bullfighting, the award-winning Kinnegad-based company swiftly deleted the bullfight references.
Thumbs up to Stagit for this compassionate response. Find out more about its stag/hen party package booking service at http://www.stagit.ie/
Stagit 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, Euroventure, Netflights, Sunshine.co.uk and LateDeals.
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