Commonwealth of Nations

Industry Sales Executive Rush Akin Joins Rand McNally

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 9:32pm

b'CHICAGO, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Rand McNally today announced that former Lytx, Inc. executive Rush Akin has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Sales.

Key Points: 
  • b'CHICAGO, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Rand McNally today announced that former Lytx, Inc. executive Rush Akin has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Sales.
  • Akin, who has spent most of his career within the commercial telematics and fleet management space, will head up the company\'s fleet transportation, mileage, and logistics sales groups.\n"Rand McNally is pleased to have a sales leader of Rush\'s caliber join our growing organization.
  • Akin is based out of Rand McNally\'s Chicago headquarters.\nAbout Rand McNally Chicago-based Rand McNally has been transforming travel and transportation for 165 years.
  • Today, Rand McNally provides innovative fleet management and commercial transportation solutions, connected vehicletechnology, and consumer travel and education products.

Service Learning Programme Prepares Students Professionally and Gives Back to Dominica

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00am

LONDON, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2019, Dominican students have been gaining work experience and giving back to the country through the Dominica State College's Service Learning Programme.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2019, Dominican students have been gaining work experience and giving back to the country through the Dominica State College's Service Learning Programme.
  • The programme is a prerequisite for undergraduates, which encourages students to complete two hundred service-learning hours.
  • In collaboration with local business owners, the programme equips students with real-world skills and helps them gain professional skills.
  • Education remains a top priority for the Government ofthe Commonwealth of Dominica, with millions funnelled into the sector from the island's Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme .

Mark Gasan, on behalf of Gasan Group, announces that its revitalised Piazzetta Business Plaza wins 'Public Open Spaces' Award

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 7:00am

SLIEMA, Malta, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Gasan, on behalf of Gasan Group, is proud to announce that its prestigious Piazzetta Business Plaza development has been awarded the Planning Authority 'Award for Public Open Spaces'.

Key Points: 
  • SLIEMA, Malta, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Gasan, on behalf of Gasan Group, is proud to announce that its prestigious Piazzetta Business Plaza development has been awarded the Planning Authority 'Award for Public Open Spaces'.
  • The Piazzetta Business Plaza is owned and managed by the Gasan Group, a key player in some of Malta's largest and most prestigious property developments.
  • Mark Gasan, Chief Executive, Gasan Group of Companies commented:
    "On behalf of the Group, we are proud that the major redevelopment of the historic Piazzetta site has been recognised with this award.
  • The Group, which remains a family business, fully owned by the Gasan family, operating to the highest governance standards.

First Commonwealth Announces Planned Retirement of David S. Dahlmann as Chair of the Board; Jon L. Gorney to be Elected Board Chair

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 11:00am

The Board of Directors has selected Jon L. Gorney, a current independent director, to succeed Mr. Dahlmann as Board Chair of First Commonwealth Financial Corporation andFirst Commonwealth Bank.

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  • The Board of Directors has selected Jon L. Gorney, a current independent director, to succeed Mr. Dahlmann as Board Chair of First Commonwealth Financial Corporation andFirst Commonwealth Bank.
  • I am grateful for the opportunity to have served as Chair of the First Commonwealth Board for the past 15 years.
  • I look forward to continuing to serve on the board with my fellow directors, supporting the outstanding management team at First Commonwealth.
  • I have great confidence in Jons leadership, and I know that he will make an excellent Board Chair."

Botswana Tourism Industry Report 2021 with Profiles of Chobe, Cresta Marakanelo and Wilderness, Gondwana Travel & Tours, Kalahari Breeze Safaris and Ngamiland Explorations

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 7:15pm

DUBLIN, March 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "The Tourism Industry in Botswana 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, March 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "The Tourism Industry in Botswana 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report covers Botswana's tourism industry, which is largely centred around game reserves, wildlife, and wilderness tourism.
  • There are profiles of 10 companies including the relatively large tourism and hotel groups such as Chobe, Cresta Marakanelo and Wilderness, and tour operators such as Gondwana Travel & Tours, Kalahari Breeze Safaris and Ngamiland Explorations.
  • The Tourism Industry in Botswana:
    The Botswana government identified tourism as a sector that could contribute to the diversification of the economy from its reliance on commodities.

CGX Provides Update on the Kawa-1 and Makarapan-1 Exploration Wells and Exploration Program

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 3:18am

The prospect is named after the iconic mountain overlooking the village of Paramakatoi in the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana.

Key Points: 
  • The prospect is named after the iconic mountain overlooking the village of Paramakatoi in the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana.
  • The Company expects, based on presently available information, that the total cost of the Guyana exploration program in 2021 will be approximately $90 million.
  • CGX Energy is a Canadian-based oil and gas exploration company focused on the exploration of oil in the Guyana-Suriname Basin.
  • These forward-looking statements are based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by CGX Energy.

Commonwealth Hotels President Brian Fry Appointed President of Newly Reunited Commonwealth Hotels Inc. and Commonwealth Hotel Collection; Jennifer Porter, Vice President of Operations, Commonwealth Hotel Collection, Appointed Chief Operating Officer

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 5:05pm

COVINGTON, Ky., March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Commonwealth Hotels today announcedBrian Fry has been appointed president of the newly reunited company comprised of Commonwealth Hotels Inc (CHI) and Commonwealth Hotel Collection (CHC).

Key Points: 
  • COVINGTON, Ky., March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Commonwealth Hotels today announcedBrian Fry has been appointed president of the newly reunited company comprised of Commonwealth Hotels Inc (CHI) and Commonwealth Hotel Collection (CHC).
  • The company also announced that Jennifer Porter, previously vice president of operations, Commonwealth Hotel Collection, has been appointed Chief Operating officer of the newly reorganized company.
  • "Brian Fry has been a critical part of Commonwealth's development and navigated the company through the pandemic," said Bryan Hayes, managing director, Commonwealth Hotels.
  • "Together with Jennifer Porters' rich history of leading multi-unit teams, I am confident these two will continue to elevate Commonwealth Hotels as a leading hotel management company."

Commissionaires Introduces a Diversity Scholarship in Honour of African Heritage Month

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

As part of its benefits program for employees, each year Commissionaires provides a limited number of scholarships to spouses, children or grandchildren of serving commissionaires.

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  • As part of its benefits program for employees, each year Commissionaires provides a limited number of scholarships to spouses, children or grandchildren of serving commissionaires.
  • The new dedicated diversity award is in recognition of the importance of diversity, inclusion, and equity.
  • Commissionaires is also increasing the monetary amount from $1,500 to $2,000 per scholarship.
  • Commissionaires Nova Scotia is an independent member of the Commissionaires federation and employs more than 1,400 Nova Scotians serving government and the private sector in a wide range of roles.

Dominica Launches Professional Development Training for Teachers to Improve Quality of Education on Island

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 12:00am

LONDON, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/-- Last week, the Commonwealth of Dominica's Ministry of Education concluded a Professional Development Training programme for its teachers.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/-- Last week, the Commonwealth of Dominica's Ministry of Education concluded a Professional Development Training programme for its teachers.
  • Despite the pandemic, education has remained high on the government's list of priorities.
  • Economic citizens also gain access to higher quality education both in Dominica and abroad.
  • Education in Dominica is free to all our citizens," Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has highlighted in a recent webinar.

Frontera Releases Independent Resource Evaluation for Guyana Blocks

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 10:59am

See "Oil and Gas Information Advisories"

Key Points: 
  • See "Oil and Gas Information Advisories"
    (9) The calculations presenting Frontera's 82.6% working interest were carried out by Frontera and confirmed by McDaniel.
  • The map below shows the location of the Joint Venture's Demerara and Corentyne blocks in the Guyana-Suriname Basin, along with peer discoveries.
  • The Joint Venture completed negotiations with the Government of Guyana regarding rescheduling work commitments with respect to its PPL for the Demerara block in offshore Guyana.
  • The Company has a diversified portfolio of assets with interests in more than 40 exploration and production blocks inColombia,EcuadorandGuyana.