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Dive Komodo this July on the Arenui with Liveaboard Adventures

(Dive Travel Business News.com - 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 News.com - 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 News.com -- 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 News.com - 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 News.com -- 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 News.com - 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 News.com - 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.

Worldwide Dive & Sail Update on Relief Efforts and Dive Areas Open in the Philip

(Dive Travel Business News.com - Nov. 14, 2013) -- This is an update from Worldwide Dive & Sail and the Siren Fleet, providing donation and relief effort information, diving information and another way to help:

As Super Typhoon Haiyan made her way to the Philippines our crew and local operations team made preparations to secure the Philippine Siren and P. Siren, taking the yachts to safe anchorage spots in Negros and Bohol.

Cruise ships harmful to the planet

(Dive Travel Business News.com -- October 29, 2013) -- Millions of people take cruise holidays every year. Yet, most travellers don’t realise that taking a cruise “is more harmful to the environment and human health than many other forms of travel”.

So says the environmental group Friends of the Earth (FOE), which has just released The Friends of the Earth 2013 Cruise Ship Report Card, a report into cruises which concludes that cruise lines should do much more to reduce their environmental footprint.

Aggressor Fleet Launches Red Sea Aggressor with Exceptional Group Incentives.

(Dive Travel Business News.com - October 18, 2013) -- Aggressor Fleet and Dancer Fleet are expanding their worldwide fleet of scuba diving LiveAboards to the Red Sea. The luxurious 120 ft. Red Sea Aggressor offers divers two exciting itineraries.

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