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ITB Berlin 2013: Largest Travel Trade Show in the World uncovers worldwide Trend

(Dive Travel Business News - April 22, 2013) --  ITB Berlin, the largest travel trade show in the world, is regarded as a trend barometer for the international travel industry. From March 6-10, 2013, 10,086 exhibitors from 188 countries presented their products and services in display halls that were fully booked up.  Overall, a record 110,000 trade visitors came to Berlin. This year there a 25% increase in trade attendees, with a slight increase in buyers from the USA and the Middle East.

One Billionth International Traveler underscores Sustainability as a core compon

(Dive Travel Business News - April 2, 2013) -- Despite a year of global economic uncertainty, more than a billion tourists managed to travel outside their countries' borders in 2012, according to statistics released by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).  The figure marks a new record for international tourism -- a rise of 20 million tourists over 2011 and the first time the number has hit a billion.

DEMA Launches Diving For Texas Treasure Challenge.

(Dive Travel Business News - April 17, 2013) -- DEMA -- In tandem with Dive Around Texas, DEMA has announced a local diving promotion using DiveCaching (underwater geocaching) to keep divers active and having fun. The “Diving for Texas Treasure Challenge” is a Texas-based in-water game for divers and is designed to help support fun and easy local diving while providing retail businesses with a fun and competitive diving pr

Diving Industry Professionals Gather to Strategize Future Growth at 2020 Vision

(Dive Travel Business News - Wednesday January 23, 2013) --The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) has been conducting 2020 Vision brainstorming sessions in several locations during 2011 and 2012 and additional sessions are planned for 2013.

DEMA Association Releases Results from DEMA Show 2012 in Las Vegas

(Dive Travel Business News - December 14, 2012) -- DEMA Show 2012  has released its show results. The recent dive industry trade show welcomed more than 9,800 pre-qualified dive professionals who registered for DEMA Show 2012, and 600+ exhibiting companies who made DEMA Show successful.  The sold out trade-only show was held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from November 14-17, 2012.

Women Divers Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2013 at DEMA Show 2012

(Dive Travel Business News - November 13, 2012) -- Dedicated to recognizing and honoring the contributions of women divers, the Women Divers Hall of Fame™ (WDHOF) has selected seven new Members who will constitute the Class of 2013. Announced at this week's DEMA Show 2012, the inductees are: Simone Melchior-Cousteau, Mary Connelly, Lynn Costenaro, Tova Harel-Bornovski, Lynn Rodriguez, Becky Kagan Schott and Georgann S. Wachter.

Dive Around Texas 2012

(Dive Travel Business News - October 8, 2012) -- On Sunday, October 7, 2012, the Fourth Annual Dive Around Texas Challenge welcomed over 105 divers to its elite membership. Divers gathered from all over the State of Texas on the banks of the San Marcos River to recognize those divers that registered and completed at least 12 divers since January 1, 2012.

Our World Underwater Reaches the Dive Marketplace Through Texting to Attendees

(Dive Travel Business News - October 18, 2012) -- The popular and long-running Chicago dive show Our World Underwater, will soon be offering show news through text broadcasts to supplement its standard consumer outreach. The new text information system will help provide instant show information and event updates to interested divers and show attendees.

Water, Sports & Travel Festival Marketing Plan to DEMA Members.

(Dive Travel Business News - October 24, 2012) -- The 1st annual Water, Sports & Travel Festival, taking place April 26-28, 2013 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Florida, is a new consumer event hosted by the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association to showcase industry members while reaching out to new markets.

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