• The School of Hospitality and Tourism was awarded Ecowarrior Award 2nd runners-up position county-wide by the Ecotourism Kenya on the 27th September 2017 at the Radison Blue Hotel.

  • Tree Planting at Karura Forest by members of staff

  • From right Patrick is Marekia of Panari Hotel, Dr Alice Ondigi, the Dean School of Hospitality and Tourism- Kenyatta University; Muriithi Ndegwa, the Managing Director of Kenya Tourism Board, and Judy Kephar, the founder of Sustainable travel and Tourism Agenda.

  • Hospitality and Tourism Students following the proceedings of the Seminar and Kenyatta University Conference Centre.

Dr. Rosemarie A. Khayiya


Position: Lecturer
Title/Qualifications: Lecturer, Department of Hospitality Management,Doctor of Philosophy
Department: Hospitality Management
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
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Mobile: 254-0721165119     
Area of Specialization:Hospitality Management

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Research Interest

  • Hospitality Marketing; Service Quality; Customer Care; Operations management.


  • Nzioka, A, Khayiya, R and Ondigi, A (2015) Hotel General Manager’s Perception of the Factors that Affect Women Career Progression in the Hospitality Industry in Kenya. African Journal of Education, Science and Technology (AJEST)   Vol. 2 Issue 4
  • Adebitan, E.O, Khayiya, Ombwori, R and Mgambi, R (2014) Investigating Hotels food handler’s awareness of food safety regulations in Bauchi metropolis of Nigeria. International journal of Advanced Studies in Economics and Public Sector Management Vol. 2 No 1 pp61-73
  • Adebitan, E.O, Khayiya, Ombwori, R and Mugambi, R (2012) Assessing Regulatory Agencies Effectiveness in Enforcing Food Hygiene Standards in Hotels in Bauchi, Nigeria. International journal of Research and Sustainable Development Vol. 4 No 4 pp 8-15

Conference/Workshop Presentations

  • International Interdisciplinary Business-Economics Advancement Conference (IIBA 2015), 28 March – 02 April, 2015 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA
  • CIRRIE Conference June 13 - 22, 2011, annual training conference of the Arkansas     Rehabilitation Association in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
  • KESSA Conference September 17th-18th, 2010, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA.
  • KESSA Conference July 31st-1st August, 2009. Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA.

Grants and Consultancies

  • CIRRIE travel grant for round-trip airfare between Nairobi, Kenya, Oklahoma and Arkansas to attend a conference.

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