Asia Pacific

PADI Scholarship Recipients Lives Change through Scuba

PADI Scholarship Recipients Lives Change through Scuba

26 July, 2016 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

The PADI Scholarship Program offers PADI diver training programs to people who would otherwise be limited to accessing these opportunities. It aims to create life changing employment prospects while fostering conservation-minded ocean ambassadors. Written by Sari and Roy, PADI Scholarship recipients. Becoming PADI Divemasters is transforming our lives. The AquaMarine […]

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Malaysia International Dive Expo 2016

Malaysia International Dive Expo 2016

18 July, 2016 at 11:04 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is looking forward to exhibiting at the upcoming Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE) running from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July in Kuala Lumpur. We will be front at centre on booth A35 & A36 along with over 50 PADI Dive Centres and Resorts! Now in its 11th year, MIDE is gaining momentum. […]

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An Ethological Perspective of Australia’s Response to Shark Attacks

An Ethological Perspective of Australia’s Response to Shark Attacks

27 June, 2016 at 11:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Ocean Attack: An ethological perspective on society’s methods of responding to shark attacks in Australia. By Dr. Erika Sullivan, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine & PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor In response to recent shark attacks in Australia, I am writing to provide a professional perspective on why baiting and killing sharks on drum-lines is […]

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Syed Abdul Rahman Syed Hassan shares his passion for the underwater world with Malaysia Airports Convergence Magazine.

Syed Abdul Rahman Syed Hassan shares his passion for the underwater world with Malaysia Airports Convergence Magazine.

22 June, 2016 at 11:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Kids Scuba founder and veteran diver, Syed Abdul Rahman Syed Hassan, recently recounted his passion for the underwater world to Malaysia Airports Convergence Magazine. “What got me into diving, 26 years ago, is that I used to travel and snorkel, seeing the beauty of the underwater realm. Snorkelling was only […]

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Pro Dive Cairns reaches their 150,000th PADI Certification Milestone

Pro Dive Cairns reaches their 150,000th PADI Certification Milestone

22 June, 2016 at 12:18 am Comments are Disabled

Leading dive operator and PADI Career Development Centre, Pro Dive Cairns, has achieved the historic milestone of issuing their 150,000th PADI certification on the 20th June 2016 in Cairns, Australia. Drew Richardson, PADI President and Chief Executive Officer, Danny Dwyer, PADI Asia Pacific Vice President, Hans Ullrich, PADI Asia Pacific […]

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Day in the Life of a PADI Divemaster: Hayley Mitchelmore

Day in the Life of a PADI Divemaster: Hayley Mitchelmore

24 May, 2016 at 6:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Most days, you can find Hayley Mitchelmore either on board a 51 ft Catamaran, or diving amongst the longest fringing reef in the world. How does she do this? Hayley is a PADI Divemaster with Sail Ningaloo, in Western Australia. We asked her to share a bit more with us about her love […]

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