Honouring

The Best Of The Best

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The Honourable

Minister's Award

Esther Mahlangu – Mpumalanga

Esther Mahlangu is a world renowned mural artist who has elevated the Ndebele culture on the world stage through her work. She first gained international attention in 1989 at a European art exhibition titled “Magiciens de la terre”(Magicians of the World) and has recently partnered with Belvedere on a campaign. Later in 1991, Mahlangu was commissioned by BMW to create an Art Car. The car, a BMW 525i, was the first “African Art Car” and was painted with typical motifs of the Ndebele tribe. One of Mahlangu’s passions is sharing her knowledge with the younger generation so that she leaves a legacy that lives on for generations to come.
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2016 National Winners

Have a look at the Lilizela national award winners and see what we mean when we say "best of the best".

Lemon Tree Lane Bed and Breakfast

Eastern Cape

Leopard Mountain

KwaZulu-Natal

Beach Break in Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

Gariep A Forever Resort Chalets

Free State

Flamingo Tours & Disabled Ventures

Western Cape

Flamingo's Nest Guest House and Conference Centre

Gauteng

Plettenberg A Forever Resort

Western Cape

Bloukrans Bungy - Face Adrenalin

Eastern Cape

Road Lodge Potchefstroom

North West

Epic Enabled & Epic Guest House in the Western Cap

Western Cape

2016 Provincal Winners

Have a look at the Lilizela award winners and see what we mean when we say "best of the best".

Loerie’s Call Guesthouse

Mpumalanga

Cango Wildlife Ranch

Western Cape

Peermont Metcourt

Gauteng

Moruleng Cultural Precinct

North West

Nullarbor Cottages

Gauteng

AfriCanyon

Western Cape

Abbotsford House

Gauteng

Atlantic Point Backpackers

Western Cape

Thaba Tshwene Game Lodge

North West

Three trees at Spioenkop

KwaZulu-Natal

Latest News

6Mar

South African Tourism’s flagship awards to once again reward service excellence and innovation

Outstanding businesses in the tourism industry are invited to enter the 5th annual Lilizela Tourism Awards, with submissions opening on 1 March 2017.

18h00 – 22h00

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16Oct

A NIGHT OF THE STARS - WINNERS OF 2016 LILIZELA TOURISM AWARDS ARE ANNOUNCED IN JOHANNESBURG

SA Tourism’s flagship tourism awards toast to service excellence in the travel industry

Sandton, JOHANNESBURG: It was a night of honour and glamour when the South African tourism industry celebrated its top business owners and service providers at the fourth annual Lilizela Tourism Awards on 16 October 2016.

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25Aug

SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM ANNOUNCES 2016 LILIZELA TOURISM AWARDS PROVINCIAL FINALISTS

The Lilizela Tourism Awards provincial finalists have been chosen after a tough adjudication process. A total of 1 122 South African products and services put their names in the hat to be selected as finalists for the various provincial awards which will take place in September, during Tourism Month.

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