Tourism Regulatory Authority (TRA)
April, 2014

The Ministry has announced that an Ag. Director-General, Mr. Kipkorir Lagat, has been appointed to TRA. This paves the way for implementation of the Tourism Act.


Some of the roles of TRA are:-

      i.        To formulate guidelines and prescribe measures for sustainable tourism throughout the country;

     ii.        Regulate tourism activities and services countrywide, in accordance with the national tourism strategy;

    iii.        Register, license and grade all sustainable tourism and tourist related activities and  services including cottages and private residences engaged in guest house services;

   iv.        Develop and implement, in consultation with relevant stakeholders, criteria for standardization and classification of tourism facilities and services;

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