The Kenya Tour Driver guides Association (KTDGA) registered under the Registrar of Societies in Kenya. KTDGA is an open association for all tour guides operating in Kenya, whether employed or practicing as freelance guides. The association seeks to empower and capacity build all tour guides to a professional status. The association was formed in 2006 and in February 2015 conducted their first ever general elections under the watch of the registrar of societies and Tourism Regulatory authority (TRA). The election process saw a new team sworn to the office and registered as the official NEC of the Association by the registrar of societies in Kenya.
The new NEC has a vision to take KTDGA to the, level of International recognition in both status (membership and financial) and offer quality of service by and for the members. KTDGA membership currently (as at April 2015) stand at over400 paid-up members, all actively involved in the activities of the association. The members are spread all over the country. KTDGA’s operations and membership are guided by the KTDGA constitution of 2015 and the member’s code of conduct. These documents outline how the association shall engage in recruiting members, how incomes of the association shall be handles and how the association members shall elect.
The elected NEC officials are:
This presents KTDGA’S Strategic Plan for the three year period April 2015 to April 2018. The Plan is structured into four sections:
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We are an examining body whose aim is to improve the quality of Driver Guides for the Kenya tourist industry. Tourists expect and are entitled to be accompanied by qualified guides during their visits to Kenya. We are committed to ensuring that this is the case.