Okavango Community Trust finalises Delta chalets

Coming up: An artist’s impression of the upcoming select hotel
Coming up: An artist’s impression of the upcoming select hotel

The Okavango Community Trust (OCT), covering villagers along the Delta’s eastern panhandle, expects to finalise construction of 24 chalets next month, catapulting citizens into tourism at equity level and boosting revenues for the five remote villages.

The OCT, which covers Seronga, Gunotsoga, Eretsha, Beetsha and Gudigwa, holds the rights to two concessions, NG22 and NG23, making its revenues from sub-leasing these to photographic tourism investors.

No longer content with sitting on the sidelines, the Trust embarked on the hospitality project two years ago, utilising a scenic stretch of the wetlands, which will give tourists an authentic wilderness and cultural experience.

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