List of Best Kenyan Companies to Apply for Employment With a Degree/Diploma in Tourism and Related Courses



A diploma/degree in tourism is one of the best paying careers in Kenya. But a job seeker, you have to work for the best companies to realize the fruits of your efforts. Venas News has identified a list of best companies you should apply for employment when you possess a degree/diploma in tourism related courses.

  1. Kenya Tourism Board
  2. Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel
  3. Kenya Wildlife Service
  4. Kenya County Governments
  5. Kenya Airways
  6. The Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO)
  7. Maasai Mara Conservancy
  8. Adventure Safaris
  9. Utalii College/Hotel
  10. Ol Pejeta Conservancy
  11. National Museums of Kenya
  12. Ministry of Tourism
  13. Five Star Hotels (Hilton, Intercontinental, Sankara,Ole Sereni etc)
  14. Jovago
  15. Tripadvisor
  16. Tour Guide Companies
  17. Colleges/Universities
  18. NEMA
  19. National Construction Authority
  20. African Wildlife Foundation
  21. World Wildlife Foundation
  22. Tullow Oil
  23. CARE
  24. International Schools

There are also various companies where you can search for opportunities, especially in hospitals and environment related companies.

But I will tell you one thing: nowadays people don’t choose where to work, you accept what is offered. If you possess tourism related courses, be prepared to work in hotels, banks, NGOs,Insurance companies, even in industries.Currently,the rate of unemployment for tourism related professionals is 68 %,meaning you have 34 % chance of being employed after completing your course.

Even as we advise you to seek employment, we also encourage you to be an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship is the only way you can achieve your ambitions. Start your own tour guide company, hotel or any other related business venture, as long as you earn a living.