This Is An Act Of Parliament To Provide For The Development, Management, Marketing And Regulation Of Sustainable Tourism And Tourism-related Activities And Services
This framework is established and published in the Kenya Gazette at least once in every five years which directs how the industry will be marketed, improved and regulated.
The strategy directs the principles, objectives, standards, indicators, procedures and incentives for the development, management and marketing of sustainable tourism and shall, in particular make recommendations on:
The Act requires that the public and stakeholders are consulted when formulating the National Tourism Strategy.
The authority is established under section 4(2) of this Act. The authority has legal capacity to sue or be sued. It can hold property, borrow money and enter contracts.
The Headquarter of the authority is based in Nairobi. (Section 5)
The purpose of the Authority is to regulate the Tourism Sector.
The functions of the authority include:
The authority shall have a twelve member board headed by the chairperson who is appointed by the President and approved by the National Assembly.
The Board consists of:
SECTION 8(2): The members of the Board should be appointed at different times so that their appointment expires at different times.
SECTION 9(3): The Board is paid an allowance determined by the Minister of Tourism in consultation with the Minister of Finance
SECTION 10: The Board members hold office for a maximum of 3 years but can be re-appointed only once for another 3 years
The functions of the Board include to:
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