What Costas Christ says here is correct. We are as an industry trapped in a horrid dilemma. We cannot stop economies dependent on preserving nature yet we do this by polluting our atmosphere. This is a horrid paradigm to be […]

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Emirates boss says he took too long to accept climate crisis By Russell Hotten BBC News, Dubai Air Show It took Sir Tim Clark a long time to face up to the climate crisis. The president of Emirates, the biggest […]

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Want to stop poaching?  Then walk with ex poachers instead.  “The Pardhi community of central India have historically been outlaws, part of the so called criminal classes, who have had little choice but to become masters at wildlife poaching for […]

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Ensuring Sustainable Destinations With the global environmental movement gaining traction, with travel and tourism sustainability in the headlights, so TOFTigers focus has been on targeting Tourism Ministries to drive plans and policies that help to incentivise and encourage providers and […]

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Banadhavgrah - tiger-vivek sharma

From Extinction to Attraction Nature Tourism’s role in the rise in India’s Tiger population From Outlook Traveller cover article by Chairman TOFTigers Julian Matthews India is rightly celebrating its success at conserving tigers with the all-India tiger census results published on […]

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Kanha Mukki particiapnts at Chitvan Lodge c TOFTigers

TOFTigers completes Madhya Pradesh Lodge Sustainability workshops Hosted by a number of Madhya Pradesh’s best PUG rated lodges, Ritu Makhija, PUG Sustainability manager and Chairman Julian Matthews, together with auditor support ran a series of lodge sustainability workshops entitled ‘Driving […]

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Corbett Lodge

India’s Vice President bats For Sustainable Tourism Travel Trends Today (T3) The Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu urged all stake holders of the tourism industry to be especially mindful of their ecological foot print and called for more responsible and […]

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Ladakh mountain Homestay

Sustainable travel has an image problem. Let’s fix it livemint Neha Dara Harder, more expensive, less special and appealing—these are some of the attributes travellers associate with sustainable choices Here are fun ideas like stargazing with villagers in Ladakh and […]

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Status report

Great news  – Many of its best tiger (and most well visited) reserves are increasingly being well managed. Estimated at 2967 individual tigers – up from 1411 in 2006  Big increases –  in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakand and Karnataka,. Increases in  Kerala, […]

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Using strategic inbound marketing tactics allows tour operators to highlight their responsible travel practices while providing potential clients with helpful and meaningful content. How to Use Responsible Travel Initiatives to Attract Clients Written By Polyana De Oliviera and Published on […]

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