Learning from Africa

24 October 2012

A nearly four-month ban on tiger tourism in more than 30,000 sq km of tiger landscape led to much concern both in the government and the tourism industry. Tiger activists were worried that poachers would have a field day after the ban and in some places in south India, they must have. The process led to huge cancellations of bookings and financial losses for both the tourism industry and those governments that runs lodges in the tiger territories.

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More Archived Tiger News

Pench Maharashtra Tiger Reserve opens to tourism
04 April 2014

In an innovative move, Pench Maharashtra Tiger Reserve, adjoining Pench Tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh, has agreed to allow tourists staying around Turia gate to also visit the Maharashtra part of the Tiger reserve, an interstate move that will enhance visitors options and allow both to work better together. - Read more...

More of Tadoba’s forest villagers move out – making space for tigers
04 March 2014

Maharashtra’s government has been making great strides to relocate villages from inside tiger reserves. In the last year over 422 families have been moved from Tadoba, and others have also been done in Melghat and Sahyadri, in an extraordinary exercise in making space for tigers. - Read more...

02 February 2014

One new zone opened for tourists. -

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