Asia Pacific

A Day in the Life of a PADI Divemaster – Harnold Callora

A Day in the Life of a PADI Divemaster – Harnold Callora

11 February, 2016 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

Growing up on Apo Island in the Philippines, PADI Divemaster Harnold Callora, already harboured both a love of the ocean and a vast array of experiences diving – both with and without scuba – before he took the giant stride and became a Divemaster in 2014. Harnold is now based […]

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PADI Master Scuba Diver Application Fee Waived in 2016 for Asia Pacific

PADI Master Scuba Diver Application Fee Waived in 2016 for Asia Pacific

10 February, 2016 at 9:16 pm Comments are Disabled

Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving and live the dive life as a PADI Master Scuba Diver in 2016. The PADI Master Scuba Diver rating places you in an elite group of respected divers who have both significant experience and extensive scuba training. To earn this […]

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An Insight into my Journey Beneath by Christine Drane

An Insight into my Journey Beneath by Christine Drane

28 January, 2016 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Christine Drane, from Essex in the UK, has written about her love of diving and her journey towards becoming a PADI Professional in Koh Chang, Thailand. After completing my Divemaster course on Koh Samui, I knew what I wanted to do and where I wanted to go. Diving had taken a […]

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Korean Underwater Sports Show (KUSPO) 2016

Korean Underwater Sports Show (KUSPO) 2016

27 January, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is looking forward to attending the Korean Underwater Sports Expo (KUSPO) again in 2016. Taking place from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th February at COEX in Seoul, Korea, the PADI Pavilion will play host to 22 PADI Dive Centres and Resorts. KUSPO is South Korea’s largest Underwater Sports Expo […]

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New Thai PADI Instructors in Pattaya

New Thai PADI Instructors in Pattaya

18 January, 2016 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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Poni Divers Certifies Brunei’s Second Junior Master Scuba Diver

Poni Divers Certifies Brunei’s Second Junior Master Scuba Diver

11 January, 2016 at 8:19 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centre, Poni Divers, based in Serasa Beach, Brunei, excitingly certified Andrew Mead as a Junior Master Scuba Diver on the 15th of November 2016. At just 12 years of age, Andrew is Brunei’s youngest Junior Master Scuba Diver. “Brunei is a fun place to dive because […]

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