THAI joins campaign against illegal trade of ivory on flights

(eglobaltravelmedia) “Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) announced that it is joining the campaign against illegal transport of ivory on all THAI flights and is supporting the Royal Thai Government’s policy to stop the sale of ivory. Mr. Poonsak Chumchuay, THAI Managing Director, said that even though domestic ivory can still be bought and sold in the country, the import and export of ivory or all ivory products are strictly prohibited in accordance with the international agreement under the pact drawn by CITES: The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.”

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Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smith is the editor and co-founder of Travindy. He is a writer and communications consultant working for a more responsible and sustainable tourism industry. He is the author of two books, writes a fortnightly blog on responsible tourism for World Travel Market, and provides consultancy to a wide range of companies and organisations, ranging from National Parks to individual hotels and tour operators.

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