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November 13, 2023
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Newark, N.J. – Wyndham Resorts & Resorts, the biggest resort franchisor on the earth, will obtain a Compassionate Enterprise Award from PETA after confirming that every one its core manufacturers within the U.S. and Canada—together with Days Inn, Ramada, La Quinta, Tremendous 8, Howard Johnson, and Travelodge—are freed from down bedding.
“Visitors can flock to Wyndham inns with no reservations about whether or not a hen was tormented and killed for his or her bedding,” says PETA Govt Vice President Tracy Reiman. “PETA is celebrating Wyndham’s compassionate alternative and urges others to observe its instance by selecting solely down-free and animal-friendly bedding.”
PETA has launched 9 exposés of the down business, every proving that filth, struggling, and violent deaths are business norms. A PETA Asia investigation right into a Vietnamese down provider revealed that geese languished in their very own waste with untreated wounds earlier than they had been hung the wrong way up and stabbed within the throat whereas nonetheless acutely aware. At one other facility, the birds’ ft had been hacked off—many whereas nonetheless alive—earlier than their feathers had been plucked and offered as “responsibly sourced” down.
PETA—whose motto reads, partially, that “animals usually are not ours to put on or abuse in some other approach”—opposes speciesism, a human-supremacist worldview. For extra data, please go to PETA.org, take heed to The PETA Podcast, or observe the group on X (previously Twitter), Fb, or Instagram.