Press releases

Introducing the 2020 Blue O Two Diving Life Amateur Photography Competition

We're excited to announce the inaugural Blue O Two ‘Diving Life Photography Competition’  is now open to enter. Images always help to inspire and motivate us at Blue O Two, especially during... more

Announcing the Winners of the Seventh United Nations World Oceans Day Photo Contest

DPG is very pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the ... more

Buddy Dive announces Bonaire is gradually opening its borders to tourists

Bonaire is re-opening its borders for tourists from The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and France starting 1st of July.

NOAA launches Sanctuaries 360° VR videos

In celebration of World Ocean Month, NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries last week launched Sanctuaries 360°,... more

Mike Ball Announces Photo Competition Winner for 2019/20

Grand final winner of the 2019/20 Spoilsport onboard photo competition Tanya Piejus; congratulations go to Tanya and of course the fabulous images taken by the runners-up.

The Arenui Announces Renovations during Pandemic Travel Bans

Here at the Arenui, whilst the boat has been in dock, we have been preparing the vessel to the most ultimate standard.

DAN Answers FAQs About Returning to Diving

DURHAM, NC – May 27, 2020 – Divers Alert Network (DAN) has published answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about preparing to dive in the new normal.

DAN Presents a 2020/2021 Liability Insurance Webinar

DAN RRG Presents “Liability Insurance: 2020/2021 Programs for Current and New Insureds”. Live on Wednesday, May 20 at 3pm EST.

Virtual consulting lifeline created to help struggling South Pacific tourism operators

BLP joins with SIDE Dive Munda to launch COVID-19 Human Capital Virtual Consulting

Update on DEMA Show, the DEMA Association, and COVID-19

DEMA is monitoring the situation in New Orleans and will continue to provide updates on DEMA Show and other opportunities for members of the Industry to stay engaged with each other.

DAN Extends Liability Coverage 90 Days to Help Professionals and Businesses

DURHAM, NC – May 6, 2020 – For 40 years, DAN has helped dive professionals and businesses be better prepared to handle emergency situations. Consistent with this mission, and in light of the... more

#GivingTuesday for COVID is Tuesday, May 5th for Dive Industry Professionals

Dive masters, instructors and teams around the world need our help now. Let's pull together to support dive support teams and continue helping into the future until they are open for business.

Lens Beyond Ocean submission deadline extended

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE) will now take place from 4 – 6 December 2020. As a result, the Lens Beyond Ocean Photo Competition will extend its... more

2020 Long Beach Scuba Show Cancelled

It is with heavy hearts that we announce Scuba Show 2020 is officially cancelled. The next show will take place on May 22-23, 2021.

World Shootout 'Pictures of Your Life' Photo Competition Open

In a way to Keep photographers in FOCUS we have come with special competition >>>
"Picture of your life" is new competition created by World Shootout, dedicated to all underwater... more

Seventh Annual United Nations World Oceans Day Photo Competition 2020

Photographers (professional and amateur) from around the world are invited to enter the United Nations World Oceans Day Photo Competition 2020.