December 11, 2017

Georgia Aquarium Rejecting MasterCard Over PETA Protest

Atlanta, GA — MasterCard is no longer welcome at the Georgia Aquarium.

In a July 1 email to aquarium members, volunteers and supporters, aquarium chairman and CEO Michael Leven said MasterCard is endorsing a protest by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) over animal displays in accredited zoos and aquariums.

As a result, “Georgia Aquarium will no longer be accepting MasterCard online, and guests buying tickets in person at the Aquarium will be asked if they can use any other form of payment,” Leven said. “No guest will be turned away if MasterCard is their only option, but we

Source: http://patch.com/georgia/midtown/georgia-aquarium-rejecting-mastercard-over-peta-protest-0