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USS Kittywake Creates Artificial Reef off Grand Cayman

(Dive Travel Business News - March 4, 2011) -- Often heralded as the top dive destination in the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands has sunk the ex-USS Kittiwake off the north end of Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach creating another dive site.  The USS Kittiwake, a decommissioned 1945-vintage submarine rescue ship, was scuttled on Wed Jan 5, 2011 in the Cayman Islands to create an artificial reef that will attract both fish and tourists. 

Guy Harvey Outpost Resort features Neal Watson's Dive Bimini

(Dive Travel Business News - March 3, 2011) -- The legendary Bimini Big Game Club recently celebrated a public grand re-opening as a Guy Harvey Outpost Resort property in Alice Town, North Bimini. The resort just introduced Neal Watson’s Dive Bimini, a Guy Harvey Outpost Dive Center, offering diving experiences with amenities ranging from a 60-foot, glass bottom dive boat to all-new tanks and rental gear and even frequent chances to dive with Neal or Guy.

Sabre's Green Travel Study Unveiled

(Dive Travel Business News - December 28, 2010) -- The recent Green Traveler Study sponsored by Sabre Holdings, the US travel technology organization has revealed 10 key findings:

1.  Eco-Travelers Become Greener: This year's sample of travelers was more significantly more eco-conscious, shopping locally, recycling more at home and at work, buying recycled products, and avoiding unnecessary purchases and 5% more of respondents acted on their environmental concerns when traveling.

CLICKnDIVE.com Connects Divers, Retailers and Operators.

(Dive Travel Business News - December 3, 2010) -- Retailers and Operators have been given a new tool to bridge the gap to divers’ travel needs with the launch of CLICKnDIVE.com, the first and only online portal to help divers plan their next local scuba dive or dive vacation.  CLICKnDIVE.com was introduced at the annua Diving Equipment & Marketing Association (DEMA) Trade Show in Las Vegas in November 2010.  

Dive Safety Just Changed Forever with the Nautilus Lifeline GPS Radio for Divers

(Dive Travel Business News -- December 1, 2010) -- Dive safety just changed forever with the introduction of the Nautilus Lifeline at the Diving Equipment & Marketing Show (DEMA) in Las Vegas in November 2010. The new product was easily one of the most popular new products introduced during the four-day event.

Climate Change will change the face of Caribbean Tourism

(Dive Travel Business News - February 27, 2012) -- According to a report presented by Caribsave at the Cancun COP16 Climate Change Conference, the likely prospect that the ocean will rise one to two metres by the end of the century due to climate change will be disasterous for the Caribbean.  The  report cites 49% of resorts will be damaged or destroyed by a 1 metre sea level rise (SLR). 

Ancient Civilization may be Hidden Under Persian Gulf

(Dive Travel Business - February 28, 2011) -- New research suggests that the  waters of the Persian Gulf may be hiding a lost civilization.  If found, this civilization could change our understanding of human history. In a paper recently published in Current Anthropology, this huge fertile stretch of land may have been home to humans from about 74,000 years ago until about 8,000 years ago. 

Skies the limit for Airline Fees

(Dive Travel Business - March 2, 2011) --  The airlines new motto might be “let no fee go unnoticed. “ The latest: Continental Airlines offers an option to hold a reservation and lock-in the ticket price for 72 hours or seven days. This sounds reasonable except that there's a fee attached, beginning at US$5 for a 72-hour hold and $9 for a seven-day hold. And it's not just for domestic flights:  Overseas routes and International carriers are also starting to adopt similar fees.

(Dive Travel Business News - December 20, 2010) -- Air Pacific, Fiji's International Airline, the world’s friendliest airline, has been voted by the readers of Global Traveler magazine as the “Best Airline in the South Pacific” in the seventh annual award survey for 2010.  This is the third year in a row Air Pacific has been awarded this prestigious award by Global Traveler readers.

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