Asia Pacific

Richard Masin, PADI Divemaster at Age 69

Richard Masin, PADI Divemaster at Age 69

22 July, 2014 at 12:10 am 0 comments

Earlier this year, Richard Masin completed the PADI Divemaster Course in Thailand with PADI Instructor Billy Reuter at PADI Resort, A-One-Diving in Ranong. Well, you might ask “What’s the fuss about – he’s not alone in that”. Richard who hails from the USA happened to be 69 years old when […]

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Dive Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures

Dive Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures

29 June, 2014 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

Another group of Royal Gurkha Rifles visit Borneo!     A group of brave and fearless Royal Gurkha Rifles of the British Army visited Dive Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures – premier PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre on Gaya Island in Borneo recently – to rest and relax from […]

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Big Bubble Dive from Gili Trawangan chooses the PADI system of Diver Education

Big Bubble Dive from Gili Trawangan chooses the PADI system of Diver Education

10 June, 2014 at 10:04 pm 0 comments

Congratulations to Big Bubble Dive, a PADI Dive Centre on the island of Gili Trawangan in Indonesia, who recently made the decision to soley select the PADI system of diver education and only offer PADI courses at their dive resort. Anna Walker, the owner of Big Bubble Dive, said “Big […]

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YouNesco – Vote For The Reef Campaign

YouNesco – Vote For The Reef Campaign

9 June, 2014 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

Think of scuba diving in Australia and what’s one of the first things that come to mind? The Great Barrier Reef. As one of the natural wonders of the world, this beautiful part of Australia is one of the country’s biggest tourist attractions offering divers and snorkelers the chance to have […]

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Ban’s Diving Resort – 150,000th PADI Certification Milestone

Ban’s Diving Resort – 150,000th PADI Certification Milestone

5 June, 2014 at 9:38 pm 0 comments

PADI Asia Pacific Executives were joined in Thailand by Drew Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of PADI Worldwide, to celebrate an incredible milestone in the diving industry on 9th May, 2014. Ban’s Diving Resort in Koh Tao, Thailand, had accomplished the milestone of reaching 150,000 PADI certifications, atruly remarkable […]

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Kids Scuba wins “Outstanding Contribution to Diver Education – 2014” Award

Kids Scuba wins “Outstanding Contribution to Diver Education – 2014” Award

4 June, 2014 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

Syed Abd Rahman, PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and Director of Kids Scuba in Malaysia, paid a visit in late May to the PADI Asia Pacific office. Kids Scuba, a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, have been providing children in Kuala Lumpur access to the great sport that is scuba […]

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