SANCTUARY TOFTIGERS WILDLIFE TOURISM AWARDS
Wildlife Promotion Company of the Year 2014
This wildlife safari operator founded in 2009 on a strong sustainable tourism foundation, has helped put India firmly on the world map as an unparalleled nature tourism destination. Together with its five lodge operations in Madhya Pradesh all of which pass TOFTigers' PUG eco certification, and overall team employing over 150 people, it has also pioneered wildlife camping and walking safaris in buffer zones and supported conservation and community development through its dedicated Conservation Cell.
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Tigers Up. Worth more alive than dead? 21 January 2015
Article by TOFTigers Chairman
It is right that we celebrate the good news, the great 30% rise in the tiger population from 2011 to 2014, on today’s publication of the Government’s Tiger census figures, and much of the credit must go to the sterling work of the NTCA, and the dedicated protection staff, who daily battle the forces of doom, destruction, apathy and corruption. Read more..
Indo Asia Leisure Services, India 21 January 2015
Indo Asia Tours is an award winning in-bound tour operator set up in 1987 offering travel services to India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and Sri Lanka. Believing in the road less travelled, its offer spans culture, adventure, wildlife and special interests aiming to provide exceptional travel experiences with inspired itineraries, breathtaking locations and expert leaders Its vision commits to faithfully demonstrating a commitment towards social and environmental responsibility. The company is based in Gurgaon with offices in Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkata and sales representatives in Australia, Germany, Spain, Brazil, USA and London. Read more..
What is TOFT?
Travel Operators for Tigers (TOFT) is a unique campaign. Founded by a group of concerned Tour Operators, TOFT has now expanded to become a pioneering International 'collective action' campaign, run by Travel Professionals, aimed at those within the nature travel industry and all visitors to India's wildlife parks, to advocate, endorse and support more responsible use of wilderness areas in India, and the Indian sub continent. You can read more here.
Ecotourism guidelines submitted to the Supreme Court
Further to the Supreme Court hearing on 27th August, TOFT has released the present objections to the Guidelines. Read more..
A Future for our Parks - A Lodge Provider's response
Lodge Owners response to the draft Ecotourism Guidelines June 2011. Read more..