A BRITISH ‘ethical travel charity’ Tourism Concern has closed down after three decades after running out of funds to continue its campaign and research work, reports the Guardian.
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The non-profit organisation had battled for financial survival for many years, with annual reports describing how it had “always struggled to generate a core income.”
“Funding from charitable foundations, which sustained us in the past, is no longer available. The trustees were determined that Tourism Concern should not become a zombie charity, raising money simply to exist,” the charity said in a statement.