Certificate TOFTigers PUG and Footprint

 TOFTigers is a pioneering campaign and leader in advocating sustainable tourism in South Asia as a wildlife & nature conservation and destination management tool - with a seventeen-year track record and global supporters. Our mission is to make tourism a force for good – protecting biodiversity and culture, restoring habitats, supporting rural livelihoods, managing destinations and raising awareness of the vital role played by natural services from clean air, water security, carbon sequestration and flood prevention to food, medicines and wellbeing.


TOFTigers operates a supply chain pressure campaign involving more than 200 travel trade supporters. A central strand is the PUG and Footprint eco-rating certification for accommodation providers in wild & nature destination, a gold standard recognised standards by the UN-backed Global Sustainable Tourism Council, the first of its kind in South Asia. Already covering more than 70 places to stay in India and Nepal, TOFTigers aims to extend the PUG & Footprint  -mark’s to  reach across the continent to ensure a sustainable future not only for nature and local communities but also for all our futures.

GSTC recognised standard

Certifying Organisation  Travel Operators for Tigers - TOFTigers
Partner Organisation/s

License Period (years) 3
Certified Tourism (nr)   more than 40
Services Online certification form

Membership - https://www.toftigers.org/supporters-directory-business/

Certification - https://www.toftigers.org/certification/

Trainings - https://www.toftigers.org/training-business/

Third Party Audit - https://www.toftigers.org/pug-audit-process-2/

Campaigns - https://www.toftigers.org/what-we-do-campaign/ 

Publications - https://www.toftigers.org/publications-resources/


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Organisation Travel Operators for Tigers
Postal Address Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi 110029, India
Phone Number +91-11-41652410
Webpage https://www.toftigers.org/certification/ - open in new window
Released 27/02/2023
Country Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Netherlands, Nepal, Sweden, United Kingdom, USA
Certified categories
  • Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
Operational level Sub-Global
Sustainability GSTC recognised
Credibility On-site audit
  • Certified tourism map on Tourism 2030
  • Standard published online for free
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