Regulator warns hotels against falsifying star ratings

Carl Tundo

President Uhuru Kenyatta flags off  Carl Tundo and Tim Jessop, second off the ramp, during World Rally Championship Safari Rally ceremonial flag off at KICC, Nairobi on June 24, 2021.

Photo credit: Cheboite Kigen | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The alert comes as Kenya hosts thousands of visitors who are in the country for WRC Safari Rally.
  • Regulators says unlicensed operators risk prosecution, and 12 months in jail and other penalties, if convicted. 


Unscrupulous hotels and restaurants are giving themselves false star-ratings to dupe unsuspecting tourists, the sector regulator has warned.

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