Press Releases

Rights Groups Announce Tourism Boycott of Nepal

(Oakland, CA) A worldwide coalition of travelers today announced the first-ever tourism boycott of Nepal. This boycott comes in response to the illegal forced return of Tibetan refugees into the hands of Chinese authorities. California-based Ethical Traveler ( called the boycott. The group is an alliance of travelers formed to use the economic power of […]

End of the Road Paves Way for the Preservation of Mt. Kailash

(San Francisco) A global coalition of travelers is extending thanks to the Chinese government for suspending planned construction of a highway around Tibet’s sacred Mt. Kailash. For months, letters from the Ethical Traveler coalition had urged China not to build a road in this important region. This month, the Chinese government announced its decision to […]