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Traveling Towards Sustainability - DAY 4 at the Blue Ocean Business Summit

(Dive Travel Business - Wednesday June 4, 2014) -- Day 4 of the Blue Ocean Business Summit kicks off on Thursday June 5, 2014. This free online industry event calls all stakeholders to the table to discuss the future of the dive industry and the need to bring the ocean into their businesses as a full partner.

The first day, entitled Big Ocean, Big Picture gave participants a powerful grounding on the new way of doing business that will help business owners and travelers ride the waves of change occurring in our industry and world.

Sandals Resorts Certifies 50,000 PADI Divers

(Dive Travel Business - Tuesday March 18, 2014) --  The Caribbean's Sandals Resorts International has reached 50,000 scuba diving certifications.

Sandals Resorts International has reinforced its scuba diving credentials after reaching 50,000 certifications. PADI Worldwide recognized the milestone that sees Sandals become one of PADI's top five dive companies for scuba.

Each of the Caribbean-based company's resorts offers scuba diving, , as well as a wide array of other water sports, as part of its Luxury Included vacation experience.

10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Oceans

(Dive Travel Business -- February 25, 2014) -- This week PADI Project AWARE has launched its new 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet – a modernized ocean ethic to guide scuba divers to harness the power of scuba every time they dive and travel.

Just like climbers and campers have an ethic or code to live by – so do scuba divers. Project AWARE’s 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet helps divers of all skill levels make a difference when they dive, travel, and more.

HEAD acquires Scuba Schools International

(Dive Travel Business - Jan 6, 2014) -- Rapallo, Italy -- HEAD, the mother company of MARES S.p.A. has acquired Scuba School International effective January 1, 2014. 

Luxury Scuba Diving at Reethi Rah, one of the Award-Winning One&Only Resorts

(Dive Travel Business News - Oct 3, 2013) -- Wondering where to send your best high-end customers for a unique dive vacation experience?  Try Reethi Rah in the Maldives. Reethi Rah is part of the One&Only hotel chain of just eight luxury resorts in exotic locations. It was recently named the best hotel company in the world by 79,000 respondents to CondeÌ Nast Traveler's annual Best Hotels poll.

2013 Dive In Festival - A Fundraising Event for the International Assoc. of Hand

(Dive Travel Business News - August 31, 2013) -- It's just one week away.  Next Saturday Sept 7, 2013, Indian Valley Scuba will host the "Dive In" Festival. The Festival is an all day community gathering designed to bring divers and non-divers in the community together for a day of fun activities, and to learn about the mission of the International Association for Handicapped Divers, and to support the IAHD-Americas programs.

Fast Approaching Application Deadline for Platinum Pro5000 Diver Card 2013

(Dive Travel Business News - August 23, 2013) -- Those interested in applying for the Platinum Pro5000 award have one week to submit their applications for consideration as a Platinum Pro5000 card-carrying diver.  Deadline for 2013 applications is Friday August 30, 2013.

U.S. Military Veterans Welcomed as the Wounded Warriors Scuba Program Returns to

(Dive Travel Business - August 16, 2013) -- Since 2005, the entire island community has hosted a group of “Wounded Warriors” to the island every year. Later this month, the 8th Bonaire-Be A Diver-Wounded Warrior Scuba Certification trip will welcome 12 members of the U.S. military who have sustained severe injuries for a week of scuba diving, rehabilitation and recreation.

ScubaFit® Diver Instructor Certification Course to be held at Phoenix Dive Show.

(Dive Travel Business News - August 14, 2013) -- ScubaFit® is conducting a Saturday Seminar sharing the Top 10 Fitness Tips for Divers and a Sunday ScubaFit® Diver Certification Course at the Phoenix Dive Show, September 21 and 22, 2013 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

One Year Anniversary of PADI Leadership Changes

(Dive Travel Business News - August 9, 2013) -- It's been a year since PADI Worldwide Corp announced Brian Cronin's retirement as CEO of PADI after 17 years in the PADI organization and PADI changed leadership.

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