Diving Trips Newsletter
March 2011 Contents
March forward with Dive The World's latest newsletter ...
- Read all the latest goings on at Dive The World
- Is diving good for your health?
- Maldives Marine Parks article: Whale shark protection
- Lankayan Island trip report
- Creature Feature: Harlequin ghost pipefish
Dive The World Annual Awards
It is with great excitement that we announce that the 2010 winners of this "Oscar of the diving industry" are ...
Liveaboard of the Year - MY Sachika:, The Maldives
Resort of the Year - Sipadan-Kapalai Resort, Malaysia
Full details on these awarsd to follow soon on our About Us page.
The Current Situation in Egypt
Everyone is aware of the recent popular uprising in Egypt centred around the larger cities. What many do not realise is that life in the diving regions is now back to normal except for 2 things: There are not many divers around, AND there are some amazing deals to be had. So now is actually a great time to visit the Red Sea. Read our News from Hurghada, Egypt or catch all the latest Special Offers from the Red Sea
New Dive The World Products
Check out what products we have added since the last newsletter here:
- Cocos Island, Costa Rica: Our range of Cocos liveaboards
- Galapagos Liveaboards: Humboldt Explorer and Deep Blue
- Indonesia Liveaboards: Black Manta and Mermaid I to Raja Ampat.
- Indonesia Dive Resorts: WAOW Dive Resort Safari in Bali, Living Colours and Bastianos Bunaken for Manado, and Eco Divers Resort Lembeh and Bastianos Lembeh in the Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi.
Special Charter Price for Newsletter Readers
2 incredible chances have emerged for a full charter of the beautiful schooner Raja Laut in the Komodo area. Have you got a group of 8 to 10 divers ready to take advantage of this amazingly low price? See our Raja Laut Full Charter Special Offer
Is diving good for your health?
We have all read about the risks of injury when diving, whether it involves stings or scrapes, decompression illness or worse. However for most of us, diving is a joy and one experienced in relative safety. But have you ever considered the health and wellness benefits of diving? In this article Sally Horn tackles the question: Is diving good for you?
Maldives marine parks: Whale shark protection
As divers, we all dream of awe-inspiring encounters with whale sharks, the gentle giants of the ocean. The Maldives is one of the best places for such encounters, but what is being done to protect these creatures and preserve their habitat? Find out in: Maldives whale shark marine protected areas
Lankayan dive trip report
Find out about Dive The World's experience of this secluded little gem of an island off the coast of Borneo. Read our first hand account in our: Lankayan Island diving trip report
Creature Feature: Harlequin ghost pipefish
The more you know about diving and the creatures you may encounter underwater, the more you get out of those encounters. So it is always wise to get the low-down before you go down. Find out all about one of the most elusive and invisible reef creatures in this edition's creature feature: Harlequin ghost pipefish