News articles in Cruise Industry

Aurora Expeditions offers Antarctic Snorkeling and Diving in 2015

(Dive Travel Business - August 22, 2014) -- Aurora Expeditions will be offering passengers the chance to snorkel  and scuba dive in Antarctica in 2015 during what is midsummer season in the south pole. It’s moulting time for penguins and flight school for cormorant chicks.

The snorkelling and diving trips will be conducted daily, depending on the weather, in sheltered bays, offshore islands and ship wrecks in Antarctic waters during the expedition. 

Zegrahm Expeditions Retrofits 100-passenger Island Sky for Scuba Diving

(Dive Travel Business - July 15, 2014) -- Zegrahm Expeditions is retrofitting one of its ships— the 100-passenger Island Sky - to offer complimentary scuba diving on the upcoming Ultimate Aldabra  to the Seychelles and Voyage to Madagascar expeditions. 

Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Fleet Introduces New Travel Product in the Maldives

(Dive Travel Business - May 16, 2014) -- Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Fleet has introduced a new product that provides added live-aboard travel benefits. The “Free & Easy” Travel Pass offers unique benefits like FREE airport lounge access, FREE night of accommodations and other perks taking the stress out of travel. Explorer Ventures will be offering the Free & Easy Travel Pass periodically throughout the year.

Dive Komodo this July on the Arenui with Liveaboard Adventures

(Dive Travel Business - March 27, 2014) -- It isn’t often the liveaboard dive specialists at Liveaboard Adventures have space on an upcoming departure that isn’t at least a year away.

Siren Fleet Gives Update on Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

(Dive Travel Business - March 11, 2014) -- On the 8th of November, 2013, Hurricane Haiyan swept through Philippines affecting 16 million people. Worldwide Dive and Sail's Siren Fleet has been assisting the typhoon ravaged areas of the Philippines, offering S/Y Phi Siren as a support vessel in relief efforts. Four months after the devastsation, the Fleet offers this update on the situation in the Philippines:

Three Thai Liveaboards Sink in Three Weeks

(Dive Travel Business -- March 3, 2014) -- The Phuket News reports that three live-aboard dive boats have sunk in three weeks off Thailand during January and February 2014.

Buddy Dive Galapagos Ceases Operations

(Dive Travel Business - February 11, 2014) -- On January 29, Buddy Dive officially announced it was shutting down operations in the Galapagos. On December 24, the Galapagos National Park Service (GNPS) suspended the operations of Buddy Dive's two liveaboards, the Wolf Buddy & Darwin Buddy, in the marine reserve for not having complied with the provisions of their operating license.

DiveAssure Introduces Unique Liveaboard Travel Insurance Rider

(Dive Travel Business -- February 10, 2014) -- DiveAssure recently introduced a unique and exclusive program that covers scenarios specific to liveaboard trips that are not covered by any other travel insurance program on the market.

India's First Live-aboard to visit Adamans

(Dive Travel Business - Dec 18, 2013) -- India's first live-aboard yacht, Infiniti, was launched recently, opening up avenues for scuba divers from across the globe to explore Andaman waters. Live-aboards are very popular worldwide in countries that have strong sea-tourism sectors such as Maldives, Thailand, Caribbean Islands, Red Sea, Indonesia, etc.

Thailand Aggressor will visit Myanmar and Pulau Weh, Indonesia in 2014

(Dive Travel Business - Dec 12, 2013) -- The Thailand Aggressor will begin offering two exciting new destinations in 2014. Beginning June to October, 2014, the Thailand Aggressor will offer a brand new itinerary to the island of Pulau Weh, Indonesia. Pulau Weh, Indonesia offers world class diving due to it’s location of where the Andaman Sea meets the Indian Ocean. This remote island paradise is visited by few divers and off the beaten path.

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