Sanctuary TOFTigers Awards 2014 - Media Coverage

The Blue Moon - TOFTigers Awards for Wildlife Conservation

Once again the selfless service of those who remain unsung for their efforts in Nature and wildlife conservation were recognized by TOFTigers at their annual awards event held at their New Delhi residence of the High Commissioner of UK, Sir James Bevan.

 

SAI Sanctuary Wins Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Award

SAI Sactuary (Save Animal Initiative), has won the prestigious Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Award in the Wildlife Tourism section for the year 2014.

 

T3 Media - TOFTigers recognises contribution of stakeholders

TOFTigers estimated that a single tigress in a Ranthambhore had generated a staggering amount of well over US$1500 million in revenue for the National Park.

 

Wonderlust: The Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards announced

Winners were announced for the Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards at a glittering ceremony at the British High Commissioner’s residential lawns in New Delhi. The event was attended by the great and the good of the nature tourism industry including the Secretary of Tourism Parvez Dewan and the Deputy Chief of Bodoland Territorial Council besides others. Amongst the winners are Orange County, Kabini and Kipling Camp, joint winners of the Most Inspirational Lodge of the Year, both rated Outstanding by TOFTigers’ pioneering PUG eco-rating system, which is modelled on the Global Sustainable Tourism Council’s criteria, now being encouraged by the Ministry of Tourism. Click here to read the full coverage.

 

Terrascape: Let's not speak Africa's mistakes

Julian Matthews, Chairman of TOFTigers, talks about celebrating the concept of sustainable tourism action in an interview with Susmita Mukherjee at the Wildlife Tourism Awards organised by the charity in New Delhi. Click here to read the full coverage.

 

Voyagers World: Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards announced

Winners were announced on 19 September at a glittering ceremony at the British High Commissioner’s residential lawns in New Delhi for the Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards. The event was attended by the great and the good of the nature tourism industry including the Secretary of Tourism and the Deputy Chief of Bodoland Territorial Council besides others. Click here to read the full coverage.

 

Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Award winner SAI Sanctuary featured on TV 9 (English)

 

Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Award winner SAI Sanctuary featured on TV 9 (Kannada)

 

Indian Express: SAI Sanctuary Wins National Tourism Award

 

Vijayavani: SAI Sanctuary Wins National Tourism Award

 

Tour My India: The Winners of Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards 2014

The reputed wildlife magazine of India, Sanctuary Asia Sanctuaryasia.com and nature tourism action charity had again come together to present the 3rd Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards 2014. The motive was to acknowledge and reward those businesses, communities, service providers and individuals who were ushering others to the wildlife destinations of Indian Subcontinent.

 

TravelBizMonitor.com: Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards 2014 winners announced

The winners of the Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards 2014 were announced last week at the British High Commissioner’s residential lawns in New Delhi. Speaking at the award ceremony, Julian Matthews, Chairman, TOFTigers, said, “With the new government’s focus on the tourism industry and the Ministry of Tourism’s recently released guidelines for Sustainable Tourism, it’s time to celebrate the best of the best in Nature Tourism in India today. Extraordinary individuals, companies, parks and organisations that are helping to keep our forests safe, and travellers to become nature’s greatest advocates. Nature Tourism has come of age. It’s no longer a niche industry but a large and critical component for conservation funding and support, for poverty alleviation and of the ‘Tiger brand’ that is quintessentially India.”

 

Voyagers World: Satpura Reserve wins Visitor Friendly destination award

Winners of the Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards were announced on 19 September at a ceremony at the British High Commissioner’s residential lawns in New Delhi. Amongst the winners are Orange County, Kabini and Kipling Camp, joint winners of the Most Inspirational Lodge of the Year, both rated Outstanding by TOFTigers’ pioneering PUG eco-rating system, which is modelled on the Global Sustainable Tourism Council’s criteria, now being encouraged by the Ministry of Tourism. Pugdundee Safaris, also won Wildlife Promotion Operator of the Year and Satpura Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, the Visitor Friendly Destination of the Year award.

 

TravelScapes: Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards announced

Travel Operators for Tigers (TOFT) has recently announced Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards, where several people won awards in different categories. Attended by several dignitaries of the travel & tourism industry including the Secretary of Tourism and the Deputy Chief of Bodoland Territorial Council besides others, the awards were a great success.

 

Travel Trade Journal: The Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards announces winners

Winners of the Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards were announced on September 19, 2014 at a glittering ceremony at The British High Commissioner's residential lawns in New Delhi. The event was attended by the great and the good of the nature tourism industry including the Secretary of Tourism and the Deputy Chief of Bodoland Territorial Council besides others. Amongst the winners were Orange County, Kabini and Kipling Camp, joint winners of the Most Inspirational Lodge of the Year, both rated Outstanding by TOFTigers' pioneering PUG eco-rating system, which is modified on the Global Sustainable Tourism Council's criteria, now being encouraged by the Ministry of Tourism.

 

The Pioneer: Corbett guard bags Billy Arjan Singh Memorial Award of the year

Dehradun; As part of the Sanctuary Travel Operators for Tigers (TOFT) Wildlife Tourism Awards 2014, local guide Ramesh Suyal operating in Corbett tiger reserve has been awarded the Billy Arjan Singh Memorial Award for Wildlife Guide of the Year. The award sponsored by Indian Wildlife Experiences also carries a cash award of ?20,000. The Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards were announced recently at a function in New Delhi.

 

The Tribune: Jim Corbett Park guide gets wildlife award

Jim Corbett Park guide Ramesh Suyal has won the Billy Arjan Singh Memorial Award for wildlife guide for year 2014 as part of theSanctuary Travel Operators For Tigers Wildlife Tourism wards.Thc award was presented to Suyal at a ceremony held on the British High Commissioner's residential lawns in New Delhi recently.

 

Garhwal Post: The Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards announced | Guide from Corbett wins National Wildlife Tourism Award

Winners were announced on 19 December at a glitering ceremony at the British High Commissioner's residential lawns in New Delhi for the Sanctuary TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards. The event was attended by the great and the good of the nature tourism industry including the Secretary of Tourism and the Deputy chief of Bodoland Territorial Council besides others.

 

The Times of India: Recognition for Corbett man

Naturalists, park guides, NGOs who have contributed to the growth of wildlife tourism in various ways and helped in its healthy growth creating awareness about the importance of preserving the natural habitat of tigers have been honored with 2nd Wildlife Tourism Awards instituted by the Tour Operators for Tigers (TOFT).