According to Khama, the hotel will have a conference centre among other facilities. The minister did not, however, provide details on the timelines for when the construction is expected to kick-off. Chobe National Park covers approximately 11,700 km2, encompassing floodplains, swamps and woodland. The Chobe River forms its northern boundary in the north-eastern corner of Botswana.
BTO is a parastatal whose mandate is to market Botswana's tourist product, promote investment in the tourism sector as well as to grade and classify accommodation facilities.