Tourism Fund is a body corporate established under the Tourism Act, 2011 which came into operation on 1st September, 2012 vide special issue Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 93 of 24thAugust, 2012.
The Fund is the legal successor to Catering and Tourism Development Levy Trustees.
Catering and Tourism Development Levy Trustees has been in existence since 1972 and operated under the umbrella of the Hotel and Restaurant Act, Cap 494, Laws of Kenya. The Act was repealed when the Tourism Act came into effect.