Asia Pacific

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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Korean Underwater Sports Show (KUSPO) 2017

Korean Underwater Sports Show (KUSPO) 2017

8 February, 2017 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI® is looking forward to attending the Korean Underwater Sports Expo (KUSPO) again in 2017. Taking place from Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th February at COEX in Seoul, Korea, the PADI Pavilion will play host to 24 PADI Dive Centres and Resorts. KUSPO is South Korea’s largest Underwater Sports Expo and […]

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Diving into the Record Books

Diving into the Record Books

7 February, 2017 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo by Absolute Scuba Have you ever wondered what it takes to form a chain of 182 people underwater? Well recently, the Chrysalis Entrepreneur Forum found out as they went after the Guinness World Record for the Longest Human Chain Underwater.  Determined to demonstrate the strength of the human spirit, […]

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SCUBASURA: Cleaning up the Waters of Puerto Galera

SCUBASURA: Cleaning up the Waters of Puerto Galera

2 February, 2017 at 8:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Written by Denice Cabanban The Philippine waters faces many challenges in terms of cleanliness and we all know that one of the major contributors of this problem is trash. People’s rubbish affects the health of marine life and the livelihood of those who depend on it; plastics are being eaten […]

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Wilfred Tileya Becomes the First Ever Ni-Vanuatu PADI Deep Tec Instructor

Wilfred Tileya Becomes the First Ever Ni-Vanuatu PADI Deep Tec Instructor

23 January, 2017 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Photo: Jacob Childs, Wilfred Tileya, Christian Benton Being the first to accomplish something great in your home country is an achievement to be recognised. Growing up in beautiful Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, Wilfred always had a love for the underwater world. Spending his childhood swimming in the aquamarine waters, he always dreamed […]

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Kids Scuba Camp Mabul/Sipidan 2016

Kids Scuba Camp Mabul/Sipidan 2016

10 January, 2017 at 9:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Guest post by Hj Syed Abd Rahman, PADI IDC Staff Instructor & Director, Kids Scuba Malaysia “I saw a couple of “Nemo”  clown fish, a puffer fish and a school of squid!” shouted a young PADI Seal Team boy while pointing to the  underwater camera. It seems that nothing in this […]

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