Film-maker workshops with David Diley in Egypt

Posted by - 25th May 2017

  Award-winning film-maker David Diley – the man behind documentary Of Shark and Man – has teamed up with Oonasdivers to host some week-long Underwater Film-Maker Workshops at Marsa Shagra in southern Egypt. During your week you will gain underwater cinematography techniques such as the art of diving as a camera operator, editing and post

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Maldives mantas and whalesharks love Emperor Maldives liveaboards

Posted by - 19th May 2017

So far this year, Emperor Maldives has reported a large number of sightings of whalesharks making their casual, gentle, relaxed way to the back of the boats as they moor for night-time. Not unusual, but certainly gratifying for the guests aboard these spacious liveaboards. And the manta have been around in abundance for both divers

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New winter flights tourism boost for beleaguered Egypt

Posted by - 15th May 2017

 After seemingly endless months of bad news for the Red Sea tourism industry, things have finally taken a turn for the better with the announcement of various new flights into Marsa Alam, Egypt, this coming winter from Thomas Cook and Thomson. Both Regaldive and Emperor Divers have been quick to capitalise on these new Egypt

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Diverse Travel expands team and moves offices

Posted by - 11th May 2017

  UK tour operator Diverse Travel has expanded the team and moved to new offices in Ipswich. Kirsty Scopes recently joined Diverse Travel as administrator and now works alongside Jim and Cary Yanny, Holly Gibson and Bridget van der Horst in new offices in Ipswich. Kirsty is responsible for ticking the boxes for their guest’s dream

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Meet LiveAboard.com – For divers by divers!

Posted by - 1st May 2017

  When was LiveAboard.com established and what was the motivation behind its creation? LiveAboard.com was launched in 2013 with an aim to make booking a liveaboard holiday easier. The problem was people could not find all the trips available worldwide, so we wanted to fix that. Since then we have helped thousands of divers save

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Sir Richard Branson helps BVIs gain stunning ‘art’-ificial reef

Posted by - 28th April 2017

  The sight of a monstrous Kraken atop a stricken naval vessel sounds like something out of a Hollywood movie, but now divers to the British Virgin Islands can experience this weird-and-wonderful spectacle for themselves, thanks to a ground-breaking scheme spearheaded by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson. It all started when one of Sir Richard’s staff,

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DIVE LIKE A PRO: Packing for a dive trip

Posted by - 12th April 2017

  Until someone produces ultra-light dive equipment, packing your gear for a trip away is always going to be a fraught process with ever-increasing baggage fees. Here our panel of industry experts give their hints and advice on this subject. Many of us love to head off to sunnier climes for a spot of tropical

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Aggressor Fleet announces new Roatan Aggressor

Posted by - 10th April 2017

  “As CEO of Aggressor Fleet, one of the most-important parts of the business is to offer new destinations for our guests. We are extremely excited to announce the new Roatan Aggressor starting 3 June, 2017,” says Wayne Brown. Roatan’s reefs are home to abundant corals, including large stands of endangered elkhorn coral, colourful reef fish and

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Fabulous Fiji

Posted by - 5th April 2017

Frogfish Photography’s Nick and Caroline Robertson-Brown continue their whistlestop tour of Fiji’s main attractions.  Our tour itinerary was designed for us to see as much of Fiji as possible in the time we had, and so the next morning, after an incredible sunrise, we were packing up again and flying back to the main island

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Travel solo and save £125 in Bali

Posted by - 3rd April 2017

Getaway to the tropical retreat of Alam Anda Ocean Resort in Bali and experience the diverse diving sites of this Indonesian island. Dive Worldwide is offering savings of up to £125 for solo travellers if booked before 31 April. The Alam Anda Ocean Resort is a secluded beachfront property that is hidden within the tropical

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