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Cambodia Commits to End Elephant Rides By 2020

Cambodia Commits to End Elephant Rides By 2020

Elephant rides will be banned from one of Cambodia's most famous tourist attractions by 2020. Angkor Wat, a massive religious site that has stood since the 12th century, attracts more than 2.5 million international tourists...

IBM Drops Sponsorship of Cruel Bangkok Elephant Polo Tournament

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), headquartered in New York, has withdrawn its sponsorship of an elephant polo tournament in Thailand. The King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament, held at the Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, is...
Major UK Travel Company Insight Guides Removes Elephant Rides From Its Tour Promotions

Travel Agency ‘Gate 1 Travel’ Stops Selling Tickets to All Captive Elephant Attractions

Gate 1 Travel, a Fort Washington-based travel company, will cease selling tickets to captive elephant attractions due to concerns about animal welfare and cruelty. The decision was made after the company received encouragement from the world's...