Benefits of CBTE’s

Having incorporated responsible tourism, the lodge has following characteristics of responsible Tourism:

  • Minimizes negative economic, environmental and social impacts;
  • Generates greater economic benefits for local people and enhances the wellbeing of host communities, improves working conditions and access to the industry;
  • Involves local people in decisions that affect their lives and life changes;
  • Makes positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage, to the maintenance of the world’s diversity;
  • Provides more enjoyable experiences for tourists through more meaningful connections with local people, and a greater understanding of local cultural, social and environmental issues;
  • Is culturally sensitive, engenders respect between tourists and hosts, and builds local pride and confidence

About KECOBAT

The Kenya Community Based Tourism Network (KECOBAT) network was launched in August 2003 as a membership umbrella organization representing the interest of Community Based Tourism (CBT) organizations in Kenya.

It aims to facilitate information sharing; delivering appropriate technical support and advisory services; mediating and lobbying their interests to government and other relevant institutions and thereby integrating community concerns into national tourism.

Contact Us

Ngong' Road, Kiserian Besta Court

P.O BOX 42745 - 00100,

Nairobi, Kenya   

Tel: +254 (0) 20 231 9458

Cell: +254 726 489 446,

      +254 720 931 120

Email: info@kecobat.org

Website: www.kecobat.org