Published on : Monday, October 30, 2017
KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga were among the provinces who tightened some of the night’s biggest honour.
National Lilizela Awards 2017 winners were Azalea Bed and Breakfast in Howick, for the category of Best 3 star B&B, and the Oyster Box Hotel for Best 5 star hotel.
In Mpumalanga, Inyati Game Lodge won best Visitor Experience- wildlife encounters, while Kruger Park Lodge won for best 4 star Self Catering Shared Vacation.
Other notable winners of National Lilizela Awards 2017were Saltycrax Backpackers in Cape Town, who won best 5 star Backpacking and Hosting establishment and Lebo’s Backpackers for 3 star backpacking accommodations.
The Minister of Tourism, Tokozile Xasa, said the awards recognised some of the country’s biggest tourist businesses.
Xasa announced that next year’s awards will feature a people’s choice award, called the We Do Tourism award. This award will be decided by a public vote.