Tourism Regulatory Authority was operationalized in April 2014. It operations are overseen by the Board of Directors. Pursuant to Section 8 of the Tourism Act 2011, a Board of Directors are appointed to manage and administer the affairs of the Authority. The Board consist of:

  1. A Chairperson appointed by the president.
  2. The Principal Secretary in the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to tourism or his representative.
  3. The Principal Secretary in the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to planning and national development or his representative.
  4. The Principal Secretary in the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to finance or his representative.
  5. The Principal Secretary in the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to environment or his representative.
  6. The Director-General of the Authority who is the Secretary and
  7. Six other members, not being public officers, nominated or selected through a competitive process taking into account the regional balance and gender parity and appointed by the Cabinet Secretary, of whom –
  1. Two shall be nominated by the registered tourism sector associations  and;
  2. Four shall be persons who have expertise in tourism or tourism related disciplines.



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Tourism Regulatory Authority,
Utalii House,5th Floor,
Utalii Lane, off Uhuru Highway.
P.O. Box 30027, Nairobi, KENYA
Telephone:+254 0701-444777
Email: info@tourismauthority.go.ke
Website: http://www.tourismauthority.go.ke