Virgin to stop selling SeaWorld trips over animal welfare issues

Virgin Holidays is axing packages and tickets to SeaWorld and other attractions with captive whales and dolphins.

The travel firm owned by Sir Richard Branson says it wants to encourage customers to ‘see these creatures in the wild’ instead of glass tanks.

It comes after research from the company revealed 92 per cent of UK holidaymakers would prefer to see animals in their natural habitats.

Virgin has been removing attractions featuring captive cetaceans (whales,...
source: Metro

2019-07-16 18:17
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