National Tourism Competition (NTC)

The professional competitions for the Hotel and Tourism Industry employees were initiated by the Tourism Industry/Kenya Utalii College Liaison Committee, which oversees all aspects pertaining to the competitions. The secretariat is at Kenya Utalii College

This committee incorporates:

  • Kenya Association of Travel Agents (KATA)
  • Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO)
  • Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers (KAHC)
  • Kenya Airways (KQ)
  • Tourism Fund (TF)
  • Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife (MoTW)
  • Pubs, Entertainment and Restaurant Association of Kenya (PERAK)
  • Kenya Utalii College (KUC)
  • Kenya Association of Women in Tourism (KAWT)
  • Ecotourism Kenya (EK)

 The objectives of the competitions are: -

  • To enhance the quality of service in Hotel and Tourism Industry
  • To tap ingenuity, creativity and innovation
  • Create motivation for industry employees
  • To assist benchmarking within the global industry.

The first Competitions were held in 1988, which at that time only involved Cooks and Waiters. The Competitions have received support from the Hotel and Tourism Sector and various organizations who donate prizes for the winners. The current competitions are the 24th Edition and include Fourteen (14) categories.

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