IN THE MEDIA

ANIMONDIAL aims to inform and advise the travel and tourism sector on all matters concerning animals in tourism and encourage the importance of animal and nature protection in the supply chain. Find below published articles and news pieces that offer a valuable resource.


2020

TIME TO BUILD BACK BETTER FOR ANIMALS
Co-Founder Daniel Turner shares how our industry might “build back better” for nature, wildlife, and the animals that are part of the travel and tourism experience. (Travel Daily, September 2020)

AS WE BUILD BACK BETTER, IS SUSTAINABLE TOURISM ENOUGH TO REGENERATE NATURE?
Co-Founder Daniel Turner shares how our industry might “build back better” for nature, wildlife, and the animals that are part of the travel and tourism experience. (“Good Tourism” Blog, September 2020)

HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE TO NATURE CONSERVATION
Time to #BuildBackBetter and ACT #ForNature.(Good Tourism Institute, August 2020)

AVOIDING THE NEXT PANDEMIC
ANIMONDIAL Co-Founder Helen Usher and Four Paws International discusses animals in tourism with World Nomads, the World’s leading travel insurance for independent & adventurous travellers. Four Paws also joins to explain how the dog and cat meat trade needs to be combatted to prevent further zoonotic diseases. (World Nomads, August 2020)

HOW THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAS AFFECTED ANIMALS
(ITB Community, July 2020)

RECOVERY, RESILIENCE AND RESPONSIBILITY
Daniel Turner, Director of ANIMONDIAL, considers the importance of recovery, resilience and responsibility for our actions, as lockdowns are eased and we work towards a better future. (Adventure Travel News, July 2020)

TOURISM MUST ACT #FORNATURE
(Adventure Travel News, June 2020)

TRAVEL 2.0: CREATING A BETTER FUTURE FOR TRAVEL AFTER LOCKDOWN
(Soul Travel, May 2020)

CORONAVIRUS CLOSURE OF ASIAN ELEPHANT CAMPS OFFER RESPITE TO PURSUE REFORMS
ANIMONDIAL’s Director Daniel Turner does not believe the industry will end. The [covid-19] situation allows the camp operators to take stock, review operations and consider improvements and changes in approach. (Skift, March 2020)

ABTA PUBLISHES ITS 2ND EDITION ANIMAL WELFARE GUIDELINES
ANIMONDIAL becomes a Partner of the Adventure Travel Trade Association. (Adventure Travel News, January 2020)


2019

THE COMPLICATED BUSINESS OF SAVING ELEPHANT TOURISM
(SKIFT, December 2019)

THE TRUTH ABOUT WILDLIFE TOURISM
Daniel Turner, Director of animal welfare consultancy ANIMONDIAL, offers insight into the complex world of wildlife tourism. (Luxury Travel Magazine, Australia, November 2019)

THE FUTURE OF THE ASIAN ELEPHANT
Conservationists, including Daniel Turner, Director of ANIMONDIAL, consider The Future of the Asian Elephant. (Digital Elephant Conference, September 2019)

INTERVIEW WITH DANIEL TURNER
An interview with the co-Director of ANIMONDIAL. (Travel Research Online, July 2019)

MOST ELEPHANT TOURISM ACTIVITIES ARE “NOT BAD” IN MODERATION: EXPERTS
Considering the pros and cons in elephant-based activities in tourism in Thailand. (Good Tourism Blog, March 2019)


2018

TRAVEL AGENTS PROMISED TO CRACK DOWN ON ANIMAL CRUELTY, EVIDENCE SHOWS OTHERWISE
“As public opinion changes, companies need to embrace animal welfare policies, or face being left behind,” said Daniel Turner, Director of ANIMONDIAL. (Hua Hin Expat News, May 2018)

CALL FOR GREATER CLARITY ON ANIMAL ABUSE ISSUES
Animondial co-director Daniel Turner said the industry, rather than local convention, was mostly to blame for attractions with animals. (TTG Media, March 2018)

ANIMALS CLIMB THE TRAVEL TRADE AGENDA
Animal welfare issues in travel are at “a tipping point” as public awareness increases, said Daniel Turner, director of consultancy ANIMONDIAL. (TTG Media, February 2018)

TOURISM AND ANIMAL WELFARE
Publication and seminar to discuss – Elephants and Tourism: A Pathway to an Elephant-friendly Future. (CABI, Tourism and Animal Welfare book, 2018)

TIME TO ADDRESS THE “ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM”
Considers the involvement of animals in tourism. (Parks & Travel Magazine, 2018)