October 2017 marked the 20th birthday of one of Durban’s most loved, and iconic hotels, Hilton Durban. Built in 1997 to complement the opening of its prestigious next door neighbour, the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, the hotel has been the recipient of numerous awards over the years, including South Africa’s Leading Business Hotel for five consecutive years (2013 – 2017). More recently, a multimillion Rand upgrade has been undertaken, with the refurbishment of the lobby, Vasco’s restaurant, and all 327 guest rooms, as well as the creation of a business lounge, and the Big Easy Wine Bar and Grill.Nov 30, 2017 Read More
Johnny Clegg performed his last Johannesburg concert on the 11th November 2017 at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015. This final concert formed part of a string of concerts around South Africa and the world, during which the renowned cross-over artist bid farewell to his fans and thanked them for their continued support over his 40-year career.Nov 30, 2017 Read More
Ettiene Freswick, “ Since graduating from the academy in 2014, I feel I have achieved a lot in the sense of personal growth, specifically in my confidence levels. I have learnt to understand the fundamentals of the industry, which in turn has allowed me to build my career in something I truly love! My most memorable show was theNov 30, 2017 Read More
28 year old Dedré Pillay fills the tough role of Transport and Support Services Team Leader at Gearhouse South Africa’s Johannesburg branch. She takes responsibility for timeous delivery of jobs in her region and is often on duty into the small hours of the morning, but when her work obligations are over, she likes to fill her spare time with her nieces and nephews; taking them on excursions and enjoying family events. “ Becoming a mother is definitely on the cards sometime in the future.”Aug 29, 2017 Read More
A fresh and provocative season of television dating show Take Me Out aired on South African television screens in July, courtesy of Vuzu Amp and local production company, Rapid Blue.
A long-term relationship between Rapid Blue and technical supplier Gearhouse Group has resulted in top notch delivery standards on previous collaborations on Strictly Come Dancing, SA’s Got Talent, X-Factor and Crazy Games, amongst others, so it was evident that Gearhouse was more than capable to take on the project. In the process, the team outdid themselves, lifting the bar on quality and technical delivery on all levels.Aug 29, 2017 Read More