(Dive Travel Business News - March 22, 2013) -- The Fort Young Hotel in Dominica has launched its "5 Paid 6 Play" Dive Destination Getaway special. The Fort Young Hotel works with Dive Dominica to provide this year-long special is an exclusive package ideal for small and large groups - for every five paying divers, the sixth diver is free.
This Special Dive Getaway starting as low as US$1036 per person based on double occupancy include seven night accommodation with breakfast, five days of two tank dives, breakfast and Airport transfers plus US$50.00 credit to be used for Food and Beverage and any other services offered by the hotel.
Dominica offers exceptional diving opportunities and some of the most scenic views in the Caribbean. Traveling to Dominica is made easier with connections through St. Maarten. Book the Destination Dive Getaway and take advantage of a special GROUP DEAL on BVI Airways where a group of five travelers can bring along a sixth person at no extra charge. read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - March 28, 2013) -- ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada - Named the Wreck Diving Capital of the Caribbean by Scuba Diving magazine’s 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards and featuring reefs bursting with vibrant coral gardens, as well as its renowned underwater sculpture park, Grenada is a magnet for divers who seek an assortment of underwater adventures. Just in time for summer, many of Grenada and Carriacou’s hotels and dive operators are offering a variety of dive packages.
Among the packages and deals available to travelers are:
Explore Carriacou’s “land of many reefs” by taking advantage of Arawak Divers’ Scuba Dive package. The package includes 10 tank dives and 7 nights’ accommodations in a quaint cottage just 30 seconds from the dive shop. Rates begin at US$660 per person based on double occupancy for stays from now until December 31, 2013. For more information, visit www.arawakdivers.com , e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org , or call 473-443-6906. read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - January 23, 2013) -- United Airlines’ Visit Micronesia fare provides a discount fare with multiple stops (two to five islands, depending on the ticket purchased) for travel to the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, CNMI and Palau. The Visit Micronesia reduced airfare package is making the Micronesian eco-destination of Kosrae Island accessible to more dive travelers.
Located halfway between Hawaii and Australia, Kosrae Island’s Kosrae Village, an eco-lodge and dive resort, offers guests an authentic pristine island experience and a peaceful escape from overcrowded tourist spots, along with excellent value for those that take advantage of United Airlines new special airfare package. read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - January 21, 2013) -- Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas, an innovative leader in dive travel, is extending dive package deals to 7 different dive destinations. Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas is offering excellent value with these packages to the following destinations and well-known suppliers:
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS – Humboldt Explorer Liveaboard ~ Save $1,200 per person to every diver’s “must do” destination
$2,950 with Free Nitrox for any of these dates in 2013:
April 8 – April 15, 2013
April 29 – May 6, 2013
May 27 – June 3, 2013
Packages include 8 days / 7 nights aboard the vessel, 3 meals daily, plus between meals snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, up to 3 dives per day, free Nitrox for Nitrox certified divers, transfers and government taxes. Fuel surcharges, National Park and chamber, tourist fees, any hotel stay, non-Galapagos transfers, crew gratuities, last evening meal are additional. read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - November 5, 2012) -- Grand Cayman's Hotel "For Divers, By Divers," Sunset House has recently announced its new management team: Husband and wife dive industry veterans Keith and Karen Sahm have joined this long-established dive resort as “on-property” Co-General Managers.
Karin Sahm takes on a wide range of responsibilities at the renowned Cayman Islands dive resort including management of Staff, Housekeeping and Finances. With over 18 years work experience at PADI and PADI Travel Network, Karin will also head up the hotel's Group Travel/Reservations department with a special focus on dive retailers and dive wholesalers. read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - August 28, 2012) --- The Caribbean island of Curacao is offering dive travelers special dive packages and prices for travel through December 15, 2012 at participating hotels, dive centers, attractions and tours operators, including up to 50 percent off, FREE nights, FREE upgrades, special nightly rates, dive discounts, and more. read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - August 16, 2012) -- Divi Flamingo Beach Resort in Bonaire is celebrating Industry Month this September. Designed for dive industry shop owners along with their employees and instructors, this long-established Bonaire dive resort is offering its dive packages at 50% off to use as a FAM trip or as a personal vacation. The FAM Special is available for travel any week in September.
The Divi Flamingo Beach Resort's standard 2 tank boat package includes roundtrip airport/hotel transfers, 7 nights accommodations, breakfast daily, 2 tank morning boat dives with unlimited use of tanks for shore diving plus all hotel tax & service charges.The FAM price for this standard package price is US $494.50pp (regularly $989pp). A non-diver sharing with the diver is $335.50pp. Shore diving packages starts at $408pp and includes all the above except for the daily boat dives. read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - August 8, 2012) -- The 1st Water, Sports and Travel Festivalwill be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from April 26-28, 2013. The Festival will be open to the public and is part of the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association's (DEMA) continuing effort to help grow the recreational diving industry. This annual event aims to accomplish this by cross-marketing to people with active lifestyles similar to the most active diving customer.read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - June 28, 2012) -- Key Largo, FL -- Jules' Undersea Lodge, located at the Key Largo Undersea Park in Key Largo, Florida, is a piece of history, and is operated as a "living museum" from the Golden Age of Diving. Originally designed in the early 1970's as an undersea research habitat, Jules' Undersea Lodge was refitted and refurbished in the early 1980's as the first true ambient pressure habitat available to allow the general public to overnight underwater.
Designed by diving pioneer Ian Koblick, it was first deployed as the mobile undersea habitat "La Chalupa" in over one hundred feet of water off the coast of Puerto Rico. It carried a full range of subsea scientific equipment as well as innovations such as mini wet-sub and breakaway decompression chamber escape capsules. The La Chalupa mission was the subject of a half-hour television documentary in 1971, still available on DVD. read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - April 25, 2012) -- Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas is offering Exclusive Group Opportunities (EGO) with leading dive companies until June 29 for travel from August to December 2012. Dive Retailers and Group Leaders looking to add a dive trip or begin selling group dive travel in 2012 , as little as 5 people are needed to book a profitable group trip. The EGO offers are commissionable up to 12% and include Free Spots to use or sell.
Here is a summary of the EGO 2012 Participants and offers: read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - April 6, 2011) -- A landmark Bonaire dive resort, the Divi Flamingo is celebrating 60 years in the business. To recognize six decades of providing scuba diving holidays and activities for tourists and diving-enthusiasts, the Divi Flamingo Beach Resort has launched a series of promotions and events that will take place every month at the resort,. read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - April 4, 2012) -- Curaçao NOW! is back by popular demand for the fourth year running, allowing consumers to extend the savings to their friends and travel at a price they can both afford. A Curaçao NOW package to the Caribbean island of Curaçao for a diver and a loved one includes a $200 instant credit on the booking, free dive, and a host of additional freebies and discounts.
Travelers hoping to take advantage of Curaçao’s fourth consecutive Curaçao NOW package savings should travel April 14 through June 16, 2012. The first 1,000 bookings will receive this special offer, which includes following:
$200 instant credit per double occupancy booking*
5th night FREE*
FREE dive & Special discounts*
*Terms & conditions apply, based on double occupancy and available with participating hotels and travel partners only. read more »