Game of Thrones: Syria using theme song to lure tourists
A song featuring the video was posted to Facebook
The one-minute long clip was posted to the Syrian Ministry of Tourism’s Facebook page on Friday, showcasing areas of the city that do not appear to be affected by the years-long fighting in eastern Aleppo. Although the page isn’t verified, it can be reached through a link on the tourism board’s official website. The footage has been viewed more than 152 thousand times as of Tuesday afternoon.
A spokesperson from HBO told CNBC that “no permission was given or requested” to use the theme song.
Watch the full video below.