How can you be sure a tiger-spotting trip has conservation at its heart? TOFTigers was set up to sustain wildlife and certify the operators working in Indian nature reserves. Here founder Julian Matthews shares his tips on the best lodges and jungle […]

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Julian Matthews, Chairman TOFTigers asks the question Let’s do a bit of a comparison. It helps to put India’s conservation efforts in perspective against my own adopted country of Great Britain. We are winning in the race to the bottom. […]

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RESERVE YOUR PLACE NOW FOR 2019 To discuss our 2019 dates to discuss the challenge or to reserve your place please contact lorna.mcgregor@toftigers.org or call us in the UK on +44 1963 824514. (UK office timings) Please note: Royal Expeditions, in New […]

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It’s the economy stupid Julian Matthews, Founder Chairman of TOFTigers, explains why the economies behind tigers, or what he calls ‘Tigernomics’, that play a critical, yet a largely unrecognised role in India’s conservation efforts. Economies are the real driving force behind […]

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The value of Wildlife Tourism around Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan for Wildlife Conservation and Local Communities Led by Dr. Raghu Chundawat, with V. Upamanyu Raju and Hemant Rajora and Julian Matthews SUMMARY This report sought to ascertain the economic […]

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Hotel sustainability certification is driving savings and increasing customer satisfaction levels, according to TUI research. But it is a challenge “to get the message to customers” and awareness is hampered by the inaction of leading online travel agents (OTAs) that […]

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Now, tigers don’t vanish, thanks to Tiger Watch…… TOFTigers were the first funders of this project in Ranthambhore in 2014 through our travel company membership – and its now a hugely successful project that is changing lives for both wildlife […]

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Launch of the report – ‘The Value of Wildlife Tourism to Conservation and Communities in 4 tiger reserves in Madhya Pradesh’ by Dr Raghunandan Chundawat TOFTigers and Baavan, led by Dr Raghunandan S. Chundawat and his research team, are delighted […]

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A back catalogue of an article written for the Times Newspaper in June 2008by Julian Matthews, chairman, TOFTigers campaign Last year’s official report into the state of India’s tigers makes for grim reading. After two years and 500,000 man hours […]

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