UK Tour Operator Zigi Tours Joins TOFTigers 06 January 2017
Welcome to our latest UK member, Zigi Tours, an independent luxury tour operator specialising in small, escorted tours to the Indian subcontinent. Run by Portuguese national Natalia Biswas and husband Abhishek who share a passion for travel in India, tours combine an understanding of western needs with local knowledge, personalised twists and the availability of guides speaking English, Spanish, French, German and Portuguese. Luxury train journeys, spa and wellness breaks, cultural exploration and travel to wildlife destinations are some of the travel experiences guests can enjoy. We welcome their commitment to supporting our campaign to encourage responsible tourism practice. Read more..
Incredible Indian Tours on TOFTigers 31 December 2016
TOFTigers newest member is Incredible Indian Tours, set up in 2006 by non-nationals who now call India home. The company operates small group tours across India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Burma. It uses local transportation for an immersive experience, visiting the must-sees as well as the hidden treasures that larger tour groups miss out on. A foreign tour escort and local guides and contacts ensure hassle-free travel. Individualised itineraries or special interest tours are also organised. Incredible Indian Tours also sets aside a percentage of profits for conservation and development activities. Read more..
India's top bureaucrat, Amitabh Kant - 'we need responsible nature tourism'9th December 2016
Head of NITI Aayog, Transforming India, Amitabh Kant speaks at the TOFTigers Wildlife tourism Awards 2016 on the power of responsible nature tourism and its value in saving India's remaining forests and wildlife.
Valmik Thapar: 'Future of Indian wildlife lies in wildlife tourism'9th December 2016
Valmik Thapar, India's most well-known tiger expert, writer and conservationist, highlights the nature of tourism required in India in the next decade at the TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards 2016.
TOFTigers highlights the needs of the future 2017 to 203211th April 2016
In response to the call from the Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests on its recent draft of the Wildlife Action plan 2017 to 2032, TOFTigers response in how to reorganise nature tourism to become IndiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s best conservation tool is here.