Asia Pacific

Passions of Paradise EcoGuides share reef knowledge

Passions of Paradise EcoGuides share reef knowledge

26 April, 2016 at 12:25 am Comments are Disabled

Passions of Paradise has expanded its citizen science program in anticipation of a surge in interest following the David Attenborough series on the Great Barrier Reef. Passions of Paradise Chief Executive Officer Scotty Garden said the company had boosted the number of crew accredited with Ecotourism Australia to five as […]

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PADI Master Instructor Releases Book on Diving in Indonesia

PADI Master Instructor Releases Book on Diving in Indonesia

24 April, 2016 at 9:10 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI Master Instructor Sarah Wormald has recently released a guide book titled Diving in Indonesia; The Ultimate Guide to the World’s Best Dive Spots. The guide aims to provide comprehensive information on dive sites across Indonesia. The information on each region includes difficulty level, highlights, logistics, general area information, general […]

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Yamin’s Journey to Scuba Instructor on the Gilis

Yamin’s Journey to Scuba Instructor on the Gilis

17 April, 2016 at 6:29 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI Five Star Dive Resort, Dive Central Gili, shares with us the story of Yamin, a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, and his journey to becoming a PADI Professional on the Gili Islands, Indonesia.  It’s funny how your life can suddenly change. You can live many years of your life […]

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Sopheak Keo – The First and Only Female Khmer PADI Dive Instructor

Sopheak Keo – The First and Only Female Khmer PADI Dive Instructor

12 April, 2016 at 11:55 pm Comments are Disabled

The first and only female Khmer PADI Instructor Sopheak Keo with PADI Examiner Rob Scammel who was flown in to assess the candidates and PADI Course Director, Scuba Nation’s Gerard Leenen.   PADI and Scuba Nation are extremely proud to announce Cambodia’s first and only female Khmer PADI Dive Instructor, […]

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Interview with PADI Course Director Fu Chun

Interview with PADI Course Director Fu Chun

4 April, 2016 at 2:03 am Comments are Disabled

PADI recently had the opportunity to interview PADI Course Director Fu Chun. Fu works in Bali, Indonesia at her PADI Five Star Dive Resort Fish In Air and tell us how she came to be a PADI Professional and why she loves the diving lifestyle. How did you start working […]

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Julie Kelly & PADI Instructors Raise $100,000+ after Fiji Cyclone

Julie Kelly & PADI Instructors Raise $100,000+ after Fiji Cyclone

3 April, 2016 at 10:48 pm Comments are Disabled

Cyclone Winston was the strongest cyclone ever recorded in the southern hemisphere and the south coast of Taveuni Island, home of the world famous Rainbow Reef, took a direct hit. Winds were recorded at over 300 km/hr and 18 meter tsunami-like storm surge ravaged the coastline and ripped away countless […]

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