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7 Reasons Why Divers Love Koh Tao (and Never Want to Leave)

7 Reasons Why Divers Love Koh Tao (and Never Want to Leave)

28 February, 2017 at 8:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo by David Scanlan Visit Koh Tao and you’ll understand why so many divers fall in love with the island and never want to leave. It’s not just the dive sites, beaches, atmosphere and vibe – it’s all of these things rolled into one – Koh Tao offers the complete […]

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The Changing Face of Marine Conservation on Koh Tao – Crystal Dive & Eco Koh Tao

The Changing Face of Marine Conservation on Koh Tao – Crystal Dive & Eco Koh Tao

12 February, 2017 at 6:22 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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PADI Celebrates a Milestone with 25 Million Certifications

PADI Celebrates a Milestone with 25 Million Certifications

27 January, 2017 at 5:27 am Comments are Disabled

  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 […]

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6 Best Places for Divers to Ring in the New Year

6 Best Places for Divers to Ring in the New Year

21 December, 2016 at 5:44 am Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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Visit PADI at TDEX, 12th-15th May 2016

Visit PADI at TDEX, 12th-15th May 2016

8 May, 2016 at 11:34 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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Where to Dive in Thailand (According to the Pros)

Where to Dive in Thailand (According to the Pros)

9 March, 2016 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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