Parastatals 2018-10-08T07:44:10+00:00

One of the key mandates of the Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) is market Kenya at Local, National, Regional and international levels as a premier tourist destination.

Kenya Utalii College management is committed to sustaining its mandate of training qualified professionals for the Hospitality and Tourism industry.

Its mission is to develop and diversify Kenya´s tourism industry by providing a range of financial services to investors in tourism related enterprises.

In the eastern African region, It’s only at the KICC that meetings with large numbers can take place. The facility boasts a conference room with a capacity of over 4000 delegates.

Bomas of Kenya offers Kenya in miniature! It is a must visit to all visitors. Situated 10km from Nairobi city center, and about 1 km 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 Safari Lodges and Hotels Limited (KSLH) being a government parastatal mandated with the provision of premium hotel and lodge accommodation, current conference and business meeting venues, customized beach and safari experiences as well as high value niche products, has geared its core activities towards achieving Vision 2030.

Tourism Fund is a body corporate established under the Tourism Act, 2011 which came into operation on 1st September, 2012 vide special issue Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 93 of 24thAugust, 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.


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.

The 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.

It is a state corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament (Cap 376), now repealed by WCMA (2013), with the mandate to conserve and manage wildlife in Kenya, and to enforce related laws and regulations.
KWS undertakes conservation and management of wildlife resources across all protected areas systems in collaboration with stakeholders. The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) conserves and manages Kenya’s wildlife for the Kenyan people and the world.

Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute (KWSTI) is a middle level college located in Naivasha about 90km from Nairobi. It is registered with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology as a TVET institution. KWSTI provides specialized training in Natural Resource Management and Tourism Development in an effort to enhance Conservation, Management and Sustainability of Wildlife Bio-diversity in Kenya and globally. Courses are offered at Certificate and Diploma levels with curricula designed on Competency-based basis with Modules of Employable Skills (MES), when desired.

Tourism Research Institute is a State Corporation established under Tourism Act, 2011 with a mandate to undertake and coordinate tourism research in the country. The Government has set up a 9-member board to steer the newly formed Tourism Research Institute in a bid to plug the deficit in data and information crucial to giving tourism sector a competitive edge. Kenya’s competitiveness in the sector is facing the challenge of failure to adapt and innovate in the global trends.