Photo by Simon Dowling Over a decade ago, the team at Crystal Dive noticed a need to ramp up conservation efforts on Koh Tao – so they started and funded a separately branded conservation department, Eco Koh Tao. The aim was to include other dive centres and dive professionals in […]Read more ›
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On 29 December 2016, in the final days of PADI’s golden anniversary year, a milestone was reached. Sarah Gleeson, a 22-year-old from Alberta, Canada, became a PADI® Open Water Diver earning her PADI’s 25 millionth certification. To celebrate the occasion, and 50 years as The Way the World Learns to […]Read more ›
Across the globe, divers have their pick of islands and cities where revelers usher in the New Year with street parties, beach parties and more — all with next-day access to scuba attractions. After all, there’s no better place to spend January 1 than underwater. Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin […]Read more ›
The Thailand Dive Expo (TDEX), held in conjunction with the annual Thailand Golf Expo, will run from 12-15 May at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok. TDEX is great a place for dive enthusiasts to learn about that latest and greatest in diving innovation and dive travel. Visit […]Read more ›
Seven years ago, I traveled to Koh Tao to get my PADI Open Water certification, the first step in a long road – er, swim? – that led to me becoming PADI’s newest AmbassaDiver. While I can now rattle off more than a dozen countries I’ve been lucky enough to […]Read more ›
There are eight new PADI Instructors in Pattaya, with the group of Thai candidates successfully completing their PADI Instructor Examination in Pattaya, Thailand. All candidates were successful as a result of good preparation, training and study. It is great to see an entire group of Thai nationals taking their PADI Instructor […]Read more ›