(Dive Travel Business News - December 27, 2011) -- The popular scuba diving television series Into The Drink is heading into its third season in 2012. The ground-breaking adventure program set new standards for excitement and exploration when it first premiered on HDNET. The entire first season has been packaged in a three-disc DVD box set.
According to show creator Randy Harris, “The first season set the bar that the entire crew has worked to match in subsequent seasons. We travel throughout the world exploring not only some of the most pristine diving destinations on the globe, but we also show some of the unique topside and cultural experiences found in these places. Throw in a bit of humor and colorful characters and you have Into The Drink, Season 1.” The DVD Box set is available for $29.95.
Season 1 of Into The Drinkfeatures all 13 episodes and a bonus disc with surprise footage never before released on DVD. Episodes include:
• Turks & Caicos, Parts I & II
• Honduras, Parts I & II read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - December 29, 2011) -- Dive Travelers are going to have access to more air lift, more access, more options and more gateways from the U.S. this year signaling a comeback in travel from the past two years. The downside - higher fares and full planes. Here is a summary of some of the new air service.
• American began nonstop flights four times a week from Kennedy to Antigua in November.
• St. Vincent Grenadines Air offers daily scheduled service between Antigua and Montserrat.
• JetBlue offers a Saturday flight from Boston to Aruba in addition to its two weekly flights
• AirTran has weekend flights from Baltimore to Aruba through March 14, plus daily service to Aruba from Atlanta and weekend flights from Orlando.
• Delta has weekly nonstop service on Saturday from LaGuardia to Aruba, complementing its Saturday nonstop service from DKennedy and its flights via Atlanta to Aruba from Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark and Westchester County Airport. read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - May 10, 2010 ) -- Travel writer Annie Kazel Wilcox has been a scuba diver for over 20 years. Her dive travels have spanned Baja and Bali, the Mediterranean, Australia's Great Barrier Reef and more. In this Special Article to the Miami Herald, Kazel-Wilcox spells out her favorite Caribbean diving haunts. Here is a summary of her Top 10 Caribbean Dive Sites:
1.The Elbow, Turneffe Island, Belize
2. Ocean Blue Hole, Andros Island, Bahamas
3. Wreck of the Antilla, Aruba
4. Bloody Bay Wall, Little Cayman, Cayman Islands
5. Mareau Gardens, Tobago Cays, St. Vincent & the Grenadines
6. Wreck of the RMS Rhone, Tortola, BVI
7. Carvel Rock, St. John, USVI
8. Wreck of the Bianca C, Grenada
9. Northstar, St. Croix, USVI
10. Champagne, Dominica read more »
(Dive Travel Business News - July 30, 2010)-- St. Croix, U.S.V.I. has launched a “Fantastic Flight” package offering travelers a $400 airfare credit for bookings made through August 12, 2010, for travel between August 15 and October 31, 2010. Does not include airfare taxes, fees and destination charges. To reserve the package visit CheapCaribbean.com.
The participating hotels include the Buccaneer, the Carambola Beach Resort the Chenay Bay Beach Resort, Palms at Pelican Cove, Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort & Casino, Buccaneer and more. The package is based on double occupancy, applies to new bookings only and cannot be combined with other promotions. For more information, visit the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s website at VisitUSVI.