Posts Tagged ‘travel diving’

Free Scuba Diving Icon Set from DiveandGO

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Created by DiveandGo, this Free Scuba Diving Icon Set contain 10 beautiful icons, including: anchor, coral, clown fish, mask, pearl, seahorse, sea star, treasure, and turtle. Every icon in set looks outstanding. BTW, more packs too come!

Scuba Diving for Beginners

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Have you ever tried scuba diving? Scuba equipment includes a set of breathing apparatus, mask, wet suit, a pair of flippers and some additional features. Such as a watch, diving knife and some weights. All of these allow a scuba diver to exist a certain amount of time underwater, performing a range of activities. As a beginner you must go on some scuba diving courses, then buy or rent all necessary devices and equipment and you will be ready for your first ventures into the deep. Scuba diving is an unforgettable experience, once you have tried it, you will want to practice it again and again.

Where can you have gain such an experience? Many warm seaside resorts offer their own scuba diving holidays. Visit some of these destinations and you can become part of the wonderful family of scuba divers. There are many diving centers with programs dotted all around the country at your disposal offering various training packages; these centers offer different levels of scuba experience for the beginner, intermediate and advanced divers alike. They can operate and work with individuals and groups. If you are not so skilled, you had better start your first diving experience in one of these specific locations suitable for a beginner. Among some of the exotic seaside destinations overseas you can try are the Red Sea in Egypt, the warm Indian Ocean around the Seychelles, Maldives, the Caribbean and Dubai ; all of which represent a wonderful beginners paradise.

What is there that gives scuba diving that extra edge? Well, you can explore the splendid marine world of flora and fauna, it is a breathtaking experience. When you see it for the first time, your emotions and excitement will grip your essence totally. This opportunity to get nearer to the marine life and study them close is hypnotic. You will surely see the underwater beauty and start be more at one with the nature. When you see that this world is so fragile and complex, you start to respect every breathing creature.

Scuba Diving for Beginners Course lasts from 3 to 5 days. At the end of course you get the needed portion of knowledge, skills and certificate. When all the learning is over, it is high time to plunge into experience and practice. Select comfortable clothes and equipment. All scuba diving must be performed under suitable instruction and with a qualified scuba instructor. There are several types of scuba diving styles: simple recreational diving for fun, military diving, technical diving and commercial diving. For the holidaymaker, recreational diving is enough. But there are some people so get so addicted with their hobby that they can move to become instructors themselves.

Archeological Diving in Alexandria, Egypt

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Very interesting post about diving in Alexandria, Egypt. It is extraordinary. Read more LINK – State of The Art, Real-time, Dive Holiday Booking Site – Officially Launched Today

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Whether visitors to thinking about taking up diving or already highly qualified deep sea divers, the brand new website provides everything they need to get the best possible diving holiday experience.
Whether visitors to thinking about taking up diving or already highly qualified deep sea divers, the brand new website provides everything they need to get the best possible diving holiday experience. Put simply, allows divers to create, view, compare and book a complete, bespoke dive holiday all in one convenient place.

Abel den Hartog, managing director of, said: “We appreciate there are a lot more factors to take in to account when you are trying to sort out a dive holiday, than with a more conventional break. Our site takes all these diving-related factors into account – destinations, themes, budgets, equipment needs – you really can tailor a break to your exact requirements. Booking dive packages, multiple flights, comparing prices and checking real-time availability is easy. Our friendly and experienced team are all divers themselves, and have created a site that has absolutely everything to make a dream diving holiday come true.”

Real-time availability makes the choosing easier

Drawing on two decades of experience in the dive holiday sector, Abel says visitors to the site benefit enormously from real-time booking. “They can immediately see availability at the hotel of their choice. We’ve made our site as simple and intuitive as possible, so divers can book their holiday of a lifetime or a short weekend close to home – from Stoney Cove to the Galapagos and pretty much everything inbetween – the choice is there for them.”’s dynamic, real-time booking system also shows flights, car rentals, live-aboards and accommodation availability, all in one place. Visitors can use the site search facility to find inspiration, then find dive operators, scuba resorts, live-aboards and diving tours that suit their desires and budget. They can then book flights, car hire and accommodation using the site’s unique, real-time, live booking system – all on the same site.

Understanding divers’ needs

“DiveandGo has long been a dream for me. It represents the evolution of my business idea to fit the needs of increasingly savvy consumers, and utilises web technology at its best. I’ve drawn on all my diving knowledge, and joined forces with established IT and marketing companies, that have created a superb back end which does all the work for our visitors. It’s a system that simply wouldn’t have been possible a few years ago,” added Abel, a keen diver himself.

About is launched by Diving Holidays, a renowned tour-operator from the Netherlands and one of the largest retailers for diving holidays in Europe, trading for over 15 years. Diving Holidays has a solid background and extensive knowledge of the diving holiday industry, its professional and dedicated team all share a passion for diving, travelling and online marketing expertise.