HK & Shanghai Hotels (HSH) : Bans the Consumption of Shark Fin in HSH Group Operations

21 NOVEMBER, 2011 THE HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI HOTELS, LIMITED BANS THE CONSUMPTION OF SHARK FIN IN ITS GROUP OPERATIONS (Hong Kong, 21 November 2011) In recognition of the threat facing the global shark population and in line with the Company’s sustainability vision, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH), parent company of The Peninsula Hotels, Repulse…

V13 Vodka Bar Presents: Halloween Noseoff Party – Saturday 29 September 2011

On Saturday 29 October 2011, we will be waiting for a chance to ‘Cut off your Nose’ in a Halloween horror event to highlight the currently unsustainable practice of shark-finning. The blood-curdling ‘NoseOff’ campaign takes place at a special nautical-themed ‘Ghost Ship’ Halloween party taking place at the V13 Vodka Bar, 13 Old Bailey Street, from…

Lone sharks: Persuading the Chinese to give up shark’s fin soup – The Economist

IS THE tide turning against shark’s fin soup? Conservationists certainly hope so. On September 22nd in Shanghai WildAid, a charity, launched a campaign to persuade Chinese people to give up eating the delicacy. Celebrity support for the bid was provided by Yao Ming, a Chinese basketball star, and Sir Richard Branson, a British business star.…