Aditya Dhanwatay is a nature tourism expert and conservationist based in Nagpur. Aditya continuously works on new initiatives related to tourism and conservation to further improve the circumstances for nature, wildlife and people. He co-owns TigerTrails, a wild get-away, deep inside tiger country, and a previous winner of the Best in Wildlife Conservation, World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM. He has worked on Habitat regeneration, improvement of underground water strata by ground water harvesting, human-wildlife conflict mitigation as well as participation of local people through the village eco development program.
As Vice - President – Vidarbha Tiger Research Foundation, Aditya has also served as a member on Maharashtra State Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority to implement a Riparian Buffer Zone Conservation program that protects the corridors connecting Pench – Nagzira – Navegaon – Tadoba landscape.