A better way forward for elephant tourism in Thailand
Nothing completes a trip to Thailand like an elephant ride—not. Proven harmful to elephant health, such wildlife attractions are waning in popularity. Fortunately, there are kinder ways to interact with animals while on holiday.
Since Southeast Asia has risen in popularity as a tourist destination in the last decades, the tourism industry has been growing rapidly as well. Along the growth of the tourism, there are also environmental concerns and worries that the local culture might be swept away by the mass tourism.