Criteria of Projects and Areas to be funded

  • A significant impact to socio-economic development.
  • Projects that are aligned to the National Tourism Master plan and also the counties investment plan.
  • Must demonstrate Financial and economic feasibility and sustainability
  • Substantial resources by proponents to investing the project
  • A significant contribution to the transformation of the tourism industry.
  • Projects in rural and marginalized areas that lack accommodation and have a demand for these facilities.
  • Projects must demonstrate a bias to employing the youth, women and persons with disabilities.
  • The projects must promote energy efficiency.
  • Investors in the hotel and accommodation projects must have Hotel management background and / have a management company that will run the hotel on behalf of the investors.

The type of projects that would qualify for funding includes:

  • Accommodation facilities
  • Buildings i.e. eco lodges budget hotels
  • Furniture, fittings & equipment
  • Renovations and expansion
  • Refurbishments
  • Amusement parks
  • Tourism attractions like Aquariums, Historic sites that need improvements.
  • Accommodation in National parks.
  • Tourism Finance corporation Investments/subsidiaries.