Ministry of Tourism Kenya, created by an act of Parliament is a government of Kenya ministry in charge of management and promotion of the country’s tourism industry. This ministry is currently headed by Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Najib Balala.
Ministry of Tourism Kenya
Teleposta Towers, 18th floor, Kenyatta Avenue
P.O. Box 30027 – 00100 GPO
Tel: +254 20 3313010
Mobile: +254 710 601 103
Fax: +254 20 3318043/5
WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS WINNERS-KENYA 2017
Kenya Winner: World’s Leading Safari Destination 2016
Kenya Tourism Board Winner: Africa’s Leading Tourist Board 2017
Kenya Airways Winner: Africa’s Leading Airline 2017
Kenya Airways Winner: Africa’s Leading Airline in Business Class 2017
Kenya Ports Authority Winner: Africa’s Leading Cruise Port 2017
Maasai Mara Winner: Africa’s Leading National Park 2017
Carlson Wagonlit Travel Winner: Africa’s Leading Business Travel Agency 2017
Diani Beach Winner: Africa’s Leading Beach Destination 2017
Leopard Beach Resort & Spa Winner: Africa’s Leading Family Resort 2017
Serena Hotels, Resorts & Game Lodges Winner: Africa’s Leading Hotel Brand 2017
Sirikoi Lodge Winner: Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge 2017
Finch Hattons Camp Winner: Africa’s Leading Tented Safari Camp 2017
Bonfire Adventures Winner: Africa’s Leading Travel Agency 2017
Leopard Beach Resort & Spa Winner: Kenya’s Leading Beach Resort 2017
InterContinental Nairobi Winner: Kenya’s Leading Business Hotel 2017
The Tribe Hotel Winner: Kenya’s Leading Hotel Suite-Presidential Suite 2017
Palacina The Residence Winner: Kenya’s Leading Hotel Residence 2017
Bonfire Adventures Winner: Kenya’s Leading Travel Agency 2017
Abercrombie & Kent [A&K] Winner: Kenya’s Leading Travel Management Company 2017
Pollman’s Tours & Safaris Winner: Kenya’s Leading Inbound Tour Operator 2017
Heritage Hotels East Africa Winner: Kenya’s Leading Safari Camp Brand 2017
Fairmont Mara Safari Club Winner: Kenya’s Leading Tented Safari Camp 2017
Ol Tukai Lodge Winner: Kenya’s Leading Safari Lodge 2017
Fairmont The Norfolk Winner: Kenya’s Leading Hotel 2017
Fly540 Winner: Kenya’s Leading Domestic Safari Carrier 2017
Avis Kenya Winner: Kenya’s Leading Car Rental 2017
Carlson Wagonlit Winner: Kenya’s leading travel Management Company 2017
Congratulations to all award winners 2017!
Parastatals under the Ministry of Tourism:
Kenya Tourism Board [KTB]
The key mandate of the Kenya Tourist Board [KTB] is to market Kenya Tourism at local, regional and international levels as a leading and most preferred destination in Africa.
Tourism Fund is a corporate body established under the Tourism Act, 2011 which came into operation on September 1, 2012 vide special issue of Kenya Gazette Supplement No.93 of August 24, 2012. The Fund is the legal successor to Catering and Tourism Development Levy Trustees. Catering and Tourism Development Levy Trustees has been in existence since.
Kenyatta International Convention Centre [KICC] Nairobi
Kenyatta International Convention Centre KICC is best leading conference, meeting and events centre in Nairobi boasting a conference room of over 4000 delegates in a single sitting.
Kenya Utalii College [KUC]
Kenya Utalii College management is committed to sustaining its mandate of training qualified professionals for the Hospitality and Tourism industry.
Bomas of Kenya
Bomas of Kenya offers Kenya in miniature! It is a must visit to all visitors. Situated only 10km from Nairobi CBD, and about 1km past main entrance of the game-filled Nairobi National Park, Bomas of Kenya lets you see the wonderful diversity of cultures that make up this fascinating country.
Kenya Tourist Development Corporation [KTDC]
Tourism Finance Corporation is the leading public Development Financial Institution in Kenya known to offer affordable and accessible financial facilities and Business Advisory Services to the tourism industry in the country. Its mission is to develop and diversify Kenya’s tourism industry by providing a range of financial services to investors in tourism related enterprises.
Kenya Safari Lodges and Hotels [KSLH]
Kenya Safari Lodges and Hotels Limited [KSLH] is a government parastatal operating under the ministry of tourism mandated with the provision of premium hotel and lodge accommodation, current conference and business meeting venues, highly customized beach and safari experiences as well as high value niche products, has geared its core activities towards achieving Kenya’s Vision 2030 goals.
Tourism Regulatory Authority [TRA]
Tourism Regulatory Authority [TRA] is a corporate body established under section 4 of the Tourism Act No.28 of 2011 and is mandated to regulate the tourism sector in Kenya. This entails developing regulations, standards and guidelines that are necessary to ensure an all-round quality service delivery in the tourism sector.
Brand Kenya Board
Brand Kenya Board is tasked with the responsibility of identifying and refining the key attributes of Kenya, that contribute positively to the image and reputation of the nation. Our goal is to enhance these characteristics and create an authentic, credible brand for the country that establishes our uniqueness in the global arena. The board would like Kenya to be internationally recognized for its land, people.