Travel giant Expedia bans sale of 'cruel' holidays with captive dolphins and ...

Travel giant Expedia bans sale of 'cruel' holidays with captive dolphins and ...
Travel giant Expedia bans sale of 'cruel' holidays with captive dolphins and ...
Travel giant Expedia bans sale of ‘cruel’ holidays with captive dolphins and whales

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Travel giant Expedia has banned the sale of ‘cruel’ holidays involving dolphins and whales, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

The move follows calls, led by public figures such as Joanna Lumley and the Prime Minister’s wife Carrie Johnson, for an end to holidaymakers swimming with captive creatures or watching them perform tricks.

Campaigners now hope other companies will follow suit.

Confirming the decision, a spokesman for Expedia, whose website is visited about 3.3 million times a month by Britons, said: ‘We prohibit activities that feature interactions with or performances by dolphins, whales and other cetaceans.

The move follows calls, led by public figures such as Joanna Lumley and the Prime Minister¿s wife Carrie Johnson, for an end to holidaymakers swimming with captive creatures or watching them perform tricks

The move follows calls, led by public figures such as Joanna Lumley and the Prime Minister’s wife Carrie Johnson, for an end to holidaymakers swimming with captive creatures or watching them perform tricks

‘Seaside sanctuaries that provide captive animals with a permanent seaside living environment are allowed if

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