• 1965 November 9th

    The corporation was established by an Act of Parliament with its mandate to facilitate and finance development of tourism and tourism related enterprises.

  • 1966

    International Hotels (Kenya) Limited was incorporated and the established Hilton Hotel, Nairobi in 1969. The Corporation shareholding in this five star hotel is 41%.

  • 1968 June 5th

    The Ark Limited was incorporated and its facilitates are located at the foot of Month Kenya inside Mt. Kenya National Park

  • 1972

    Bomas of Kenya Ltd, commenced operations with its mission to preserve, maintain and promote Kenyan Cultural Values. The corporation has majority shareholding. Bomas of Kenya is a fully owned subsidiary of TFC

  • 1976

    Mt. Elgon Lodge Limited was incorporated. It is located next to Mt. Elgon National Park and the Corporation has 72% shareholding in the company.

  • 1978

    Sunset Hotel Milimani, Kisumu town was incorporated. The Corporation holds 95% shares in his two star hotel.

  • 1978

    Golf Hotel Limited is located in Kakamega town was incorporated. The Corporations holds 80% shares in this two star hotel that has 62 numbers of rooms.

  • 1980

    Karbarnet Hotel Limited was established. The Corporation holds 98%

  • 2007

    The Corporation began a massive organization restructuring which included an overhaul of the Human Capital, financial re-organization and review of the Business Model.

  • 2011 February

    KTDC rebranded with new re-launch and new logo by former Tourism Assistant Minister Cecily Mbarire.

  • 2012 September 24 to September 29th

    KTDC hosted the 1st Ever Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF)

  • 2013 September 24 to September 29th

    KTDC hosted the Africa Hotel investment Forum (AHIF)

  • 2014

    TFC received the Trophy from livestock Cabinet Secretary Felix Kosgey for the best institution other than Bank at the Mambo Leo Showground, Kisumu.

  • 2014

    AADFI Recognized TFC and it was awarded “B” in their Peer Review Exercise.

  • 2014

    TFC compiled the Tourist map showing that it funded Investment in all the 47 Counties a leading Development Financial Institution.

  • 2014

    TFC received the International Quality Crown Award by UK based BID Group for being a leading Development Financial Institution.

  • 2014

    TFC won Best stand other than Bank Trophy at the Kisumu ASK show held at Mambo Leo Grounds.

  • 2014

    Government announced plans to Merge TFC, with ICDC and IDB Capital.

  • 2015

    TFC was awarded the International Platinum Star for Quality Award from Jose. E. Preito, President and CEO of Business Initiatives Direction in Paris

  • 2015 October 4th

    TFC Board of Directors were appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

  • 2016

    TFC undertakes effective turn around strategies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.