Air BnB: The UBER of accommodation?

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AirBnB – a digital platform In the same way that the taxi industry has resisted the competition that Uber has introduced, so the accommodation industry is keeping a watchful eye on AirBnB which was officially launched in South Africa mid 2015.   Like Uber which does not own any vehicles but uses technology (an App) […]

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Another award for Liz at Lancaster

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Liz at Lancaster wins national award at Lilizela Awards dinner last night   There was huge jubilation at Liz at Lancaster after Thursday night.  Zac and Liz attended the Lilizela Awards  dinner on 22nd October at the Sandton Convention Centre and walked away with the national, yes …. NATIONAL, Lilizela award in the category 4 […]

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New immigration regulations – Three questions for ‘the Tourism Terminator’ …

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  Visa regulations and unabridged birth certificate requirements will hit tourism hard Liz at Lancaster has already had two cancellations from travellers who could not get visas. Below in full is Dave Marsh’s  South African Tourism Update 7th August 2014 They are calling Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, the Tourism Terminator.  Unmoved by the evidence and growing alarm […]

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Another award for Liz at Lancaster

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Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse is winner of the 2014 Essential Travel Accommodation Awards   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 […]

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

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PWC report ranks Joburg positively for affordability of business space 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 […]

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The 2013 Lilizela Awards

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Liz at Lancaster nominated a provincial finalist in 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 […]

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Liz at Lancaster announced as a provincial finalist in the Lilizela Awards

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Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse announced as provincial finalist of the Lilizela Awards The Tourism Grading Council has launched a new award programme: the Lilizela Awards which now incorporates the AA Awards programme. Five award categories will be presented this year: service excellence emerging entrepreneur of the year sustainability universal accessibility the minister’s award.  The Lilizela Tourism […]

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