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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".

Leopard Mountain

KwaZulu-Natal

171 Marula drive - Zimbali Coastal Resort & Estate

KwaZulu-Natal

Plettenberg A Forever Resort

Western Cape

Umlani Bushcamp

Limpopo

Tube 'n Axe Backpackers Lodge

Eastern Cape

Tintswalo Atlantic Lodge

Western Cape

The Three

Western Cape

Zebula Golf Estate & Spa

Limpopo

ATKV Buffelspoort Holiday Resort Caravan & Camping

North West

Cape Point . Table Mountain National Park

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".

ATKV-Eiland Spa

Limpopo

Franka Guesthouse

North West

Mansfield Private Game Reserve

Eastern Cape

Emhlangeni Archery & Fishing

Mpumalanga

Access2africa Safaris

KwaZulu-Natal

Hillwatering Country House

Mpumalanga

ATKV Buffelspoort Holiday Resort Chalets

Gauteng

Fusion Boutique Hotel

Limpopo

Bayethe Tented Lodge Shamwari Game Reserve

Eastern Cape

Lowveld National Botanical Garden

Mpumalanga

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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.

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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

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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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