Eligibility of membership

For the purpose of determining whether an enterprise is a CBTE, the following criteria will be considered:

  • Should be owned and operated by a community, community – organisation or by a resident individual who is a member of the local community and shall not include enterprises controlled by private companies
  • The tourism enterprise should be significantly benefiting the disadvantaged communities
  • There should be clear evidence of a community benefit fund or other form of community benefit coming from the CBTE.
  • Whether in the opinion of KECOBAT, the proposed CBTE can be viable (reasons must be given).

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