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July 9, 2021

SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL 6 WAYS TO BUILD BACK BETTER

The writer is an experienced travel expert in Britain and has floated a new global partnership with hotels and tour operators: TOFTigers

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June 8, 2021

Most Indians Feel Polluted Beaches, Overtourism Top Factors Affecting Sustainable Tourism: Survey

The Sustainable Travel Trends Survey, which was conducted among 18,327 travellers worldwide including 1,020 from India, has been rolled out to mark the World Environment Day on June 5.

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April 27, 2021

The Future of Nature-Based Tourism

COVID-19 has led to an abrupt halt in nature-based tourism around the world, marked by travel restrictions, lockdowns and closures of protected areas. Unfortunately, when tourism stops, so too do the benefits of conservation, both for wildlife and local communities alike.

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March 30, 2021

Booking.com 2020 Sustainability Report

Booking.com, the world's largest online travel booking business, has released its 2020 Sustainability Report, sharing market intelligence that 80% of travelers think sustainable travel is important, and 70% are more likely to choose an accommodation if it has implemented sustainable practices.

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March 16, 2021

Index Ranks India as bottom of ranking in Sustainable Travel

India the least Sustainable Travel destination? Sweden has been ranked as the most sustainable country for travel in a new...

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January 22, 2021

The pandemic has shown just how reliant conservation is on tourism

The pandemic has shown just how reliant conservation is on tourism The pandemic has illustrated, far better than my 20...

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Wildlife
December 17, 2020

Tigers now seen in Bori Sanctuary. Oldest reserve in the world.

Tigers finally back into the oldest reserve in the world This is so exciting for Bori Sanctuary, now part of...

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November 24, 2020

The Power of Green – An Ecolodge Company’s perspective

The Power of Green - An Ecolodge Company's perspective Enjoy TOFTigers’ most recent Knowledge Session  ‘The Power of Green’, featuring...

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Wildlife
November 20, 2020

India tiger awaits mate after ‘longest’ 3,000 km journey – BBC report

India tiger awaits mate after 'longest' 3,000 km journey He has completed the longest walk by a tiger ever recorded...

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Wildlife
August 21, 2020

Invasive species taking over tiger reserves

Lantana report - Invasive species taking over tiger reserves TOFTigers comment.  Lantana is a scourge, ecologically and economically, with declining...

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Wildlife
August 17, 2020

Central Government to launch projects for lion and dolphin conservation

  Central Government to launch projects for lion and Dolphins Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday has announced the Centre...

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News - TOFTigers News & Traveller Blog, Wildlife
June 18, 2020

Responsible Wildlife Tourism crucial to conservation

Responsible community-based tourism models tend to have a direct impact on wildlife By Aly Rashid Outlook Traveller - April 20...

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News - TOFTigers News & Traveller Blog, Wildlife
June 11, 2020

Tiger reserves about to open again – but with strict new norms

By Meera Bhardwaj, Express News Service -BENGALURU: Tiger reserves may soon open for tourism as the national tiger authority has...

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Wildlife
June 4, 2020

Poaching in India up 151% in lockdown

Poaching cases in India went up 151% in lockdown: TRAFFIC Report -  "The predictable outcome of a lockdown, the need...

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Wildlife
May 14, 2020

Tigers in Ranthambhore

  A morning at Ranthambhore - By Kahini Ghosh Mehta from Nature Wanderers

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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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May 7, 2020

CONSERVATION IN PERIL AS NATURE TOURISM DISAPPEARS

CONSERVATION IN PERIL AS NATURE TOURISM DISAPPEARS Editors comment It’s been a fantastic ‘wake up’ call for many in the...

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May 7, 2020

Conservation in crisis

Conservation in crisis Finally, this pandemic might galvanise those policymakers and many wildlife NGO’s who failed to recognise that nature...

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April 21, 2020

A BATTLE PLAN FOR YOUR BUSINESS

A BATTLE PLAN FOR YOUR BUSINESS By Julian Matthews, Chairman, TOFTigers   As Winston Churchill once said “Never waste a...

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March 28, 2020

Coronavirus has finally made us recognise that illegal wildlife trade is a public health issue

  Coronavirus has finally made us recognise that illegal wildlife trade is a public health issue TOFTigers have always campaigned...

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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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February 25, 2020

TOFTigers runs two Lodge Sustainability workshops in Karnataka parks

Jan 2020 Hosted by two of Karnataka’s Outstanding PUG rated properties, Dhole’s Den and Evolve Back , Ritu Makhija, Sustainability...

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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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December 9, 2019

COP25: Growing tourism to severely impact environmental health

What Costas Christ says here is correct. We are as an industry trapped in a horrid dilemma. We cannot stop...

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November 28, 2019

Emirates boss says he took too long to accept climate crisis

Emirates boss says he took too long to accept climate crisis By Russell Hotten BBC News, Dubai Air Show It...

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November 27, 2019

Ensuring Sustainable Destinations

Ensuring Sustainable Destinations With the global environmental movement gaining traction, with travel and tourism sustainability in the headlights, so TOFTigers...

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Blog – Sustainability & Business
October 21, 2019

TOFTigers completes Madhya Pradesh Lodge Sustainability workshops

TOFTigers completes Madhya Pradesh Lodge Sustainability workshops Hosted by a number of Madhya Pradesh’s best PUG rated lodges, Ritu Makhija,...

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Corbett Lodge
Blog – Sustainability & Business
October 2, 2019

Call for Sustainable Tourism in India

India's Vice President bats For Sustainable Tourism Travel Trends Today (T3) The Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu urged all stake...

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Ladakh mountain Homestay
Blog – Sustainability & Business
September 4, 2019

Sustainable travel has an image problem. Let’s fix it

Sustainable travel has an image problem. Let’s fix it livemint Neha Dara Harder, more expensive, less special and appealing—these are...

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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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Corbett Lodge
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July 25, 2019

Corbett Lodge Sustainability Workshop

Corbett Lodge Sustainability Workshop TOFTigers in late April conducted a most successful Lodge Training Workshop on Sustainability called Driving the...

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Sanctuary Anish Andheria
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July 25, 2019

Five reasons the planet’s climate depends on forests

Five reasons the planet’s climate depends on forests It is clearer than ever that immediate and drastic action is required...

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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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June 13, 2019

Few National Tourism Policies go far enough on Sustainability

UNWTO report finds little commitment to sustainability in most national tourism policies By Xavier Font. The Baseline Report on the Integration...

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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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June 13, 2019

TOFTIGERS helps BOOKDIFFERENT.COM TO DRIVE INDIA’s TIGER DESTINATION SUSTAINABILITY

TOFTIGERS helps BOOKDIFFERENT.COM TO DRIVE INDIA’s TIGER DESTINATION SUSTAINABILITY With the Indian subcontinent now able to protect its once rapidly...

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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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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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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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April 25, 2019

Intrepid Travel to Become ‘Climate Positive’ by 2020

At last a climate neutral (or better still climate positive) company. Infact our Founder Julian Matthews' own company 25 years,...

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April 22, 2019

Booking.com: 72% of tourists call for green travel to save the planet for posterity

The travel and trade industry has historically been laggards in waking up to the demand for sustainability – paying lip service to the idea -  with just a few providers seeking to deliver sustainable tourism and travel. Even Booking.com has not cared till recently – but delighted to say the sector is finally putting it a centre stage. We now need action from everyone – especially consumers to demand it - not just words.

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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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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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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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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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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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February 15, 2016

Wildlife Action : TOFTigers highlights the needs of the future 2017 to 2032

TOFTigers highlights the needs of the future 2017 to 2032 A Fifteen year National Wildlife Tourism Action Plan for India...

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