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SSouth Africa's premier Travel and Tourism 
Awards

RRecognising and rewarding tourism players and businesses who work passionately and with pride to deliver a world-class product and service and whose delivery grows South Africa’s global destination competitiveness.

National winners

Winner 2018
National
Winner 2018
Adventure Guides

Daniel Mogale

National
Adventure GuidesDaniel Mogale

National winner in 2018 in the Adventure Guides category.

Winner 2018
National
Winner 2018
Culture Guides

Valentino Meirotti

National
Culture GuidesValentino Meirotti

National winner in 2018 in the Culture Guides category.

Winner 2018
National
Winner 2018
Tourist Guides

Tim Brown

National
Tourist GuidesTim Brown

National winner in 2018 in the Tourist Guides category.

Winner 2018
National
Winner 2018
ETEYA

La Teranga Accommodation & Conference Group

National
ETEYALa Teranga Accommodation & Conference Group

National winner in 2018 in the ETEYA category.

Winner 2018
National
Winner 2018
Backpacking & Hostelling

Saltycrax Backpackers

National
Backpacking & HostellingSaltycrax Backpackers

National winner in 2018 in the Backpacking & Hostelling category.

Winner 2018
National
Winner 2018
Backpacking & Hostelling

Once In Joburg

National
Backpacking & HostellingOnce In Joburg

National winner in 2018 in the Backpacking & Hostelling category.

Winner 2018
National
Winner 2018
Country House

Hawklee Country House

National
Country HouseHawklee Country House

National winner in 2018 in the Country House category.

Winner 2018
National
Winner 2018
Game Lodge

Tintswalo Manor House

National
Game LodgeTintswalo Manor House

National winner in 2018 in the Game Lodge category.

Provincial winners

Winner 2018
Mpumalanga
Winner 2018
ETEYA

Vomba Tours And Transfers

Mpumalanga
ETEYAVomba Tours And Transfers

Provincial winner in 2018 in the ETEYA category.

Winner 2018
Limpopo
Winner 2018
ETEYA

Makgabeng Farm Lodge

Limpopo
ETEYAMakgabeng Farm Lodge

Provincial winner in 2018 in the ETEYA category.

Winner 2018
Western Cape
Winner 2018
Tour Operators

Earthstompers Adventures

Western Cape
Tour OperatorsEarthstompers Adventures

Provincial winner in 2018 in the Tour Operators category.

Winner 2018
Mpumalanga
Winner 2018
Tour Operators

Ntwanano Tours And Travel

Mpumalanga
Tour OperatorsNtwanano Tours And Travel

Provincial winner in 2018 in the Tour Operators category.

Winner 2018
KwaZulu-Natal
Winner 2018
Tour Operators

Bonana Tours

KwaZulu-Natal
Tour OperatorsBonana Tours

Provincial winner in 2018 in the Tour Operators category.

Winner 2018
Mpumalanga
Winner 2018
Caravan & Camping

Badplaas A Forever Resort Caravan Park

Mpumalanga
Caravan & CampingBadplaas A Forever Resort Caravan Park

Provincial winner in 2018 in the Caravan & Camping category.

Winner 2018
Free State
Winner 2018
Hotel

Road Lodge Bloemfontein Airport

Free State
HotelRoad Lodge Bloemfontein Airport

Provincial winner in 2018 in the Hotel category.

Winner 2018
Free State
Winner 2018
Tour Operators

Thabile Tours And Shuttle

Free State
Tour OperatorsThabile Tours And Shuttle

Provincial winner in 2018 in the Tour Operators category.

Lilizela gallery

See all the photos from Lilizela national and provincial awards ceremonies going back to 2013.

Awards categories

Universal Accessibility Experience

Universal Accessibility Experience

This award is driven by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, who in 2010 incorporated Universal Accessibility (UA) grading criteria for the first time in its other quality grading criteria. TGCSA will make the Lilizela Tourism Award for Universal Accessibility Experiences to businesses that are accessible for people with disabilities.

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

ETEYA only Black (as defined in the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act) entrepreneurs, who operate small, micro and medium tourism or hospitality-related businesses. They must have been in operation for less than 10 years, employ no more than 50 people and have a turnover of not more than R10 million a year.

Universal Accessibility Accommodation

Universal Accessibility Accommodation

This award is driven by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, who in 2010 incorporated Universal Accessibility (UA) grading criteria for the first time in its other quality grading criteria. TGCSA will present the Lilizela Tourism Award for Universal Accessibility to facilities and services at accommodation establishments and MESE venues that are accessible for people with disabilities.

Visitor Experience of the Year

Visitor Experience of the Year

The Visitor Experience of the year Awards award all businesses that enable visitors to experience the diversity that is offered in South Africa. The are 8 categories within the Visitor Experience awards.

Tour Operators

Tour Operators

The Tour Operator category is a brand new category that has been launched in the 2015 awards. With the great demand from the industry to award this very important profession, we are pleased to have this category under the Lilizela Tourism Awards.

Tourist Guides

Tourist Guides

Tourist Guides Awards are awarded Registered Tourist Guides that have gone beyond the call of duty to make a tourist's experience worthwhile. The Tourist guide awarded is not only very knowledgeable of South Africa and it's offerings in their respective field, but is also professional and ensures that the tourist has a memorable experience in South Africa.

MESE

MESE

Meetings, Exhibitions and Special Events Awards

Accommodation

Accommodation

The Lilizela Accommodation Awards are designed to encourage and motivate you to offer the best service, facilities and product that you can. The Accommodation Category gives you an opportunity – and a brilliant opportunity at that – to celebrate excellence, creativity and innovation. They give us all momentum to learn from each other and to strive to turn an already great industry into an industry that’s brilliant.

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