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Traveller, Wildlife
May 14, 2020

LEADING CONSERVATIONIST ADMITS – NATURE TOURISM BEST HOPE FOR PRIMATES

TOFTigers Chairman's comment This is a huge admission from one of the most powerful voices in conservation - that ecotourism...

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Business, Sustainability, Traveller
May 7, 2020

CONSERVATION IN PERIL AS NATURE TOURISM DISAPPEARS

Editors comment It’s been a fantastic ‘wake up’ call for many in the conservation and wildlife arena, who have disparaged...

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Sustainability, Traveller
February 26, 2020

JOIN TOFTIGERS IN DECLARING A CLIMATE EMERGENCY WITH YOUR BUSINESS

JOIN TOFTIGERS IN DECLARING A CLIMATE EMERGENCY WITH YOUR BUSINESS Join a growing group of world class tour operators and...

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Traveller
February 25, 2020

Know your Naturalists Series

K. Shanmugakumar was brought up on a tea estate in Conoor in Tamil Nadu and today is the Deputy Chief...

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Sustainability, Traveller
January 28, 2020

TOFTigers declares a Climate Emergency

  ‘Business As Usual’ is no longer an option “The wildfires in Australia, in the Arctic, in the Amazon rainforest,...

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Traveller
January 27, 2020

Know the Naturalists Series

Meet Namrata Bhandari – the new breed of female naturalists Taj Safari trained her to the highest standards over the...

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Traveller
December 28, 2019

KNOW A NATURALIST’S SERIES

A peak into the life and loves of a naturalist in Bandhavgarh Tiger reserve with Raju Gurung at Pugdundee Safaris Experience...

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Traveller
December 28, 2019

What if All That Flying Is Good for the Planet?

What if All That Flying Is Good for the Planet? Without tourism, it’s easy to imagine the Serengeti turned into...

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Traveller
November 27, 2019

Want to stop poaching? Walk with the Pardhi in India

Want to stop poaching?  Then walk with ex poachers instead.  “The Pardhi community of central India have historically been outlaws,...

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Banadhavgrah - tiger-vivek sharma
Traveller
October 23, 2019

From Extinction to Attraction – how nature travellers are helping to save India’s wildlife

From Extinction to Attraction Nature Tourism's role in the rise in India's Tiger population From Outlook Traveller cover article by...

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Status report
Traveller
August 21, 2019

5 things we learn from the 2018 Tiger Census in India

Great news  - Many of its best tiger (and most well visited) reserves are increasingly being well managed. Estimated at...

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Business, Campaign, Sustainability, Traveller
July 28, 2019

TIGERS CENSUS NUMBERS UP : TIGERS NOW WORTH FAR MORE ALIVE THAN DEAD

ALL INDIA TIGERS CENSUS NUMBER UP : TIGERS NOW WORTH FAR MORE ALIVE THAN DEAD With Today's publication of the All...

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Sustainability, Traveller
July 23, 2019

Key to better conservation is ecotourism that supports communities – new study highlights

Local participation key to better conservation: Study Hindustan Times - Jayashree Nandi This intriguing fact, and the reasons for it, are...

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Campaign, Traveller
July 1, 2019

TOFTigers approach to Elephant-backed safaris

TOFTigers publishes its approach to the issue of Elephant-backed safaris in nature tourism First published in 09 March 2017 -...

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Business, Campaign, Sustainability, Traveller
June 13, 2019

Tiger expert Valmik Thapar ‘Future of Indian Wildlife depends on Wildlife tourism.’

Valmik Thapar speaking at the TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards in 2018, highlights the value of tourism, and a format in which its works, as a future vision.

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Traveller
May 30, 2019

Imagine Travel host an evening with tiger expert, Dr Raghu Chundawhat in aid of TOFTigers

Imagine Travel hosts a evening in aid of TOFTigers with tiger expert Dr Raghu Chundawhat.

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Sustainability, Traveller
May 19, 2019

Tourism’s Huge Potential For Conservation

Tourism’s Potential For Conservation When well-managed, tourism, unlike most industries, can create a thriving economy that is not dependent on...

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Campaign, Sustainability, Traveller
May 17, 2019

It’s the economy stupid?

(Article first published in Sanctuary Asia April 2019. Download here) Can India afford not to save its tigers? Julian Matthews...

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Sustainability, Traveller
May 2, 2019

Netflix’s new David Attenborough series Our Planet shows us what tourism’s future might be

Netflix’s new David Attenborough series Our Planet shows us what tourism’s future might be Read More

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Business, Sustainability, Traveller
April 18, 2019

Traveller research signals increased awareness and interest in Responsible Tourism

New Travel Research signals an increased awareness and interest in responsible tourism. Read  more here  

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Traveller
April 12, 2019

A guide to India’s tiger reserves

How can you be sure a tiger-spotting trip has conservation at its heart? TOFTigers was set up to sustain wildlife and certify...

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Business, Traveller
April 12, 2019

THE RETURN OF NATURE. Is it viable?

Julian Matthews, Chairman TOFTigers asks the question Let’s do a bit of a comparison. It helps to put India’s conservation...

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Traveller
April 12, 2019

Bike4 Tigers – Follow us

RESERVE YOUR PLACE NOW FOR 2019 To discuss our 2019 dates to discuss the challenge or to reserve your place...

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Business, Campaign, Sustainability, Traveller
April 12, 2019

Can India Afford Not To Save Its Tigers?

It's the economy stupid Julian Matthews, Founder Chairman of TOFTigers, explains why the economies behind tigers, or what he calls 'Tigernomics',...

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Business, Campaign, Sustainability, Traveller
March 18, 2019

Report : The value of Wildlife Tourism around Ranthambhore in Rajasthan

The value of Wildlife Tourism around Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan for Wildlife Conservation and Local Communities Led by Dr....

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Business, Sustainability, Traveller
September 18, 2018

TUI -Sustainability certified hotels result in better client experiences

Hotel sustainability certification is driving savings and increasing customer satisfaction levels, according to TUI research. But it is a challenge...

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Traveller
June 19, 2018

Now, tigers don’t vanish, thanks to Tiger Watch.

Now, tigers don’t vanish, thanks to Tiger Watch...... TOFTigers were the first funders of this project in Ranthambhore in 2014...

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Business, Campaign, Sustainability, Traveller
October 26, 2017

The Value of Wildlife Tourism to Conservation and Communities in 4 tiger reserves in Madhya Pradesh

Launch of the report - 'The Value of Wildlife Tourism to Conservation and Communities in 4 tiger reserves in Madhya...

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Campaign, Traveller
June 20, 2008

The TOFTigers past – An article from 2008 by our Chairman

A back catalogue of an article written for the Times Newspaper in June 2008   by Julian Matthews, chairman, TOFTigers...

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