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Another award for Liz at Lancaster

We are delighted that we won an award as a winner in the 20th Annual Accommodation Awards in 2014. This award programme is based on customer feedback and is a programme which used to be run by AA Travel  and was then taken over by Essential Travel.  Going forward, the programme will be absorbed into […]

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A great endorsement of Liz at Lancaster

At Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse we are so fortunate to meet such interesting and nice people from all over the world.  We were privileged to have delightful guests from Switzerland to stay recently. Werner was posted here on a 7 week secondment and his wife joined him for a few days and they gave us […]

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Joburg ranks highly in terms of affordability of business space and cost of living

Some two and a half years ago, in 2011, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the Partnership for New York City graded 26 metropolitan cities assessing where they rank in terms of business opportunities, culture, livability, tourism and innovation, amongst other factors. Interestingly, Johannesburg made it into this list – the only African city to do so- at number […]

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Researching travel, touring and accommodation on-line: Digital Apartheid

For many years I have been referring my guests to local tour guides when they want to do a Soweto tour. Recently I have been helping one of these tour operators redesign and structure a new website (no technological input you understand! – simply layout, navigation and text copy). Yet again it has brought home […]

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The 2013 Lilizela Awards

The new national tourism and travel awards programme resulting from the merging of the AA Accommodation Awards and the Imvelo Awards [for Responsible Tourism] is backed nationally by the Department of Tourism and the Tourism Grading Council of SA [TGCSA]; and locally by the Gauteng Tourism Authority [GTA]. The name Lilizela indicates immediately some of […]

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