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Sipadan’s New Underwater Marshals

Sipadan’s New Underwater Marshals

9 March, 2016 at 7:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Last July, Sabah’s State Government appointed 6,846.5 hectares or coral reef surrounding Pulau Sipadan as a protected park in an effort to preserve marine life in the area. Previously only the 13.5 hectares of land was protected, restricting Sabah Parks from enforcing conservation laws in the surrounding waters. A ceremony […]

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PADI Women’s Dive Day 2016: Plan to Participate!

PADI Women’s Dive Day 2016: Plan to Participate!

3 March, 2016 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

By Jo Walters Excitement reigns as preparations are underway for PADI Women’s Dive Day 2016, PADI’s second annual celebration of women in diving, taking place on 16 July 2016. This event recognize women’s contributions to diving throughout history and provides special opportunities for more women to enter the sport of […]

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New Vacation Spotlight for Singapore

New Vacation Spotlight for Singapore

28 February, 2016 at 10:02 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is excited to announce the launch of our newest Vacation Spotlight – Singapore! Singapore, an international melting pot of five million people, is known as a hub for shopping, hotels, restaurants and international business. But amid all the distractions, there are great diving experiences to be enjoyed in locations […]

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Fins up! Learn to Dive – and Keep Diving

Fins up! Learn to Dive – and Keep Diving

26 February, 2016 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

By PADI AmbassaDiver Alexandra Baackes There are so many different ways to enjoy diving – capturing exotic marine life on camera, delving into the science beyond the blue, or simply being out in the sun and on the water on a beautiful day – it’s a unique yet universally special […]

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PADI Through the Decades: The 1970s

PADI Through the Decades: The 1970s

24 February, 2016 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

This is the second post in our 50th Anniversary series. You can find the first post here. The 1970s were years of explosive growth for PADI. Over the decade, PADI developed innovative new courses, gained credibility in the dive world, had huge increases in diver certifications, and more. The 1960s […]

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Visit PADI at DRT Shanghai 2016

Visit PADI at DRT Shanghai 2016

21 February, 2016 at 6:34 pm Comments are Disabled

The Dive Resort Travel show will be exhibiting in Shanghai from 18-20 March, 2016 at the Shanghai East Asia Exhibition Centre. PADI is excited to be exhibiting front and centre at the show on booth E139 along with 20 PADI Dive Centres and Resorts. DRT Shanghai is a major event on […]

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