SA airport to remove cub petting images that give tourists the wrong message

A South African Tourism campaign in the halls of International Arrivals of OR Tambo, said to be about a year old, is going to be removed from one of SA's busiest airports, Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) has confirmed, admitting it sends the wrong message to arriving tourists.

Images in the campaign depict a wild African landscape, as well as a family of four sitting and playing with lion cubs - which a number of organisations have slammed as going against sustainable tourism, which aims to eradicate unethical practices. Blood Lions initially tweeted the airport, as well as new SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona about it.

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Source: Traveller24