In response to the devastating wildfires in Maui, Hawaii, PADI® teamed up with the Ako’ako’a Foundation, creating a relief fund to directly assist members in Maui get back on their feet and in the water as soon as possible. To date, $26, 961has been raised to support PADI Members impacted by the recent fires.
The Ako’ako’a Foundation is based in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, whose passion and purpose is to unite the stakeholders of Hawaii’s nearshore marine environments and work together to create positive ocean change.
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those who have been affected by this tragedy,” says Drew Richardson, CEO and President of PADI Worldwide. “United above and below the surface of our shared blue planet, we stand together with the dive community to provide strength and speed in recovery efforts.”
Join PADI and the Ako’ako’a Foundation with your support of relief efforts for the diving community.
100% of all donations to this relief fund will be distributed directly to dive professionals in Hawaii in need of recovery from the devastating fires.
If you are an individual or business in Hawaii who wishes to extend or receive support, contact PADI Regional Manager Kyle Ingram at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oonasdivers say Hola! to Mexico
Oonasdivers is very excited to annouce a big Hola! to a new destination: MEXICO!
Here’s what they have to say:
The land of tacos, tequila and so much more!
Discover a world of tropical indulgence and endless adventure on the Mexican-Caribbean coastline: exquisite beaches, sumptous retreats, turquoise waters, palm-studded sands, mouth-watering cuisine, diverse landscapes, ancient marvels and picture-perfect vistas. Mexico is an icon for the tropical beach idyll, the spirit of escapism and the warmth of authentic culture.
Yet Mexico’s true standout gem is what lies beneath the surface of its waters. Home to the Earth’s second largest coral barrier reef, the world’s largest underwater cave system, spectacular geological features and breathtakingly unique landscapes, Mexico’s thriving eco-system is sure to delight every diver.
A slice of paradise on every shoreline – both above and below water – and now the team at Oonasdivers want to bring the Mexican adventure to you.
Prices for a dive holiday to Cozumel start from £1995pp and Playa del Carmen from £3295pp with Oonasdivers.
Oona’s own Lydia recently visited Mexico to check out the destination and the diving for their guests. You can read all about her trip on their website here: https://www.oonasdivers.com/Blog-Cozumel-Beach-Paradise-Meets-Underwater-Paradise
Celebrate 20 years of Pro Dive International!
What an achievement! Starting off with four passionate scuba diving enthusiasts in a 12sqm beach hut in Puerto Aventuras in 2003, Pro Dive has since then established itself as a multi-award winning operation counting 17 PADI Five Star Dive Centers and a PADI Career Development Center located at coveted four and five star beach resorts in Mexico and the Dominican Republic.
Pro Dive International’s professional teams under German management provide a broad portfolio of world-class diving and snorkeling adventures, big fish encounters, cultural tours, courses from beginner to pro, stay & dive packages, transportation, and VIP-services, to name a few.
Pro Dive stands for Excellence through Quality, which has been their slogan and philosophy throughout the years, aiming to keep the industry benchmark high, and remaining a competent service provider and partner for all diving and water sports lovers, as well as for renowned dive travel operators worldwide.
Why not celebrate and create new memories together!
20% OFF scuba diving and snorkelling when you book before June 20th 2023!
Use promo code 20 YEARS
Valid for new bookings only. Code must be mentioned upon booking. Not combinable with other promotions.
Photo Contest – Win a Yucatan Explorer Dive Package!
Share your best surface or underwater photo with PDI taken at any of their locations, indicating the date and dive center of your visit, together with a brief capture of your memory. The winner and best photos will be featured in the birthday month of June, in Pro Dive’s social media channels, website and monthly newsletter.
Submission deadline: June 30th, 2023
Participants: everyone, except for employees and professional photographers
Photo quality: jpg or png-format, highest possible resolution
Your written consent that we can use your photo for our purposes.
Send it to email@example.com with a short info.
Prize: A Yucatan Explorer dive package, including 4 local reef dives, 2 dives in Cenotes and 2 dives in Cozumel
For more, visit https://www.prodiveinternational.com/