Press releases

Divers Alert Network Announces $10,000 Dive Research Grant

Divers Alert Network is now accepting applications for the 2019 DAN/R.W. “Bill” Hamilton Dive Medicine Research Grant.

PADI announces plans for PADI Women’s Dive Day 2019

Positive Influence of Annual PADI Women’s Dive Day Extends Beyond Gender
PADI Announces Plans for Largest Single Day of Organized Diving on 20 July 2019

FREEDIVE+ Freedive Academy to open in Panglao

Chinese and Dutch are Set to Open World’s Largest Freediving Centre in Panglao, Philippines

Fuel Spillage in the Solomon Islands

On February 4th 2019, the vessel “Solomon Trader” from Hong Kong ran aground in Rennell Province in the Solomon Islands during Cyclone Oma. The ship was carrying 800 tonnes of fuel, and it is... more

The Arenui announces remaining spaces on cruises to Raja Ampat, Komodo and the Forgotten Islands for 2019

This is a rare opportunity to be able to book this year on the Arenui! Grab your dive gear, prepare your cameras and get ready to be amazed!

Introducing a brand new Indonesian liveaboard, Emperor Harmoni

She's currently under construction and ready to launch in July 2020. Emperor Harmoni is Emperor Divers Indonesia’s brand new liveaboard, the second for Emperor Indonesia.

Divers Alert Network Standardizes Global First Aid Training Programs

DURHAM, NC – February 26, 2019 – As Divers Alert Network® (DAN®) endeavors to advance safe diving worldwide, efforts to enhance the services available in the Asia-Pacific region are well underway... more

Emperor Explorer right on time - thanks to brilliant local workforce

Emperor Explorer is due to set sail on her first Maldives adventure this August and she's right on schedule.

World Shootout Announces 2018 Winners at BOOT Dusseldorf

On Saturday, January 26th, the festive World ShootOut 2018 award winning ceremony took place at the boot Dusseldorf. Competition participants from all over the world arrived especially for the... more

David Doubilet, Jennifer Hayes and William Tan announced as speakers for the Underwater Tour 2019

Australia's annual nationwide speakers tour rolls out a stellar international line-up

Craig Cook, M.D., Joins DAN Board of Directors

DURHAM, NC – February 12, 2019 – Divers Alert Network® (DAN®) is pleased to announce that Craig Cook, M.D., has joined its board of directors.

Nominations Open for NAUI Awards 2019, New Category

Tampa, Fla. (February 12, 2019) – Each year, the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI Worldwide) recognizes contributions and services of persons and groups to the Association and... more

Announcing Emperor Divers’ Spring Sale

Emperor Divers has a super-saving Spring Sale open for bookings taken until 28 February. Plus new Inclusive benefits.

NAUI Announces Senior Training Representative Job Opening

Tampa, Fla. (February 5, 2019) – NAUI Services Group, Inc. has an immediate career opening for a Senior Training Representative. The position is based at NSG/NAUI Headquarters in Tampa, Florida.... more

Record Results at BOOT Anniversary Event

At its 50th anniversary, boot 2019 - the world’s largest and leading international water sports trade fair – held in Düsseldorf, Germany, set a new record: almost 2,000 exhibitors from 73... more

Introducing All-Inclusive Pricing and New Benefits on the Emperor Raja Laut

Emperor Raja Laut is an extremely eye-catching 'schooner-style' yacht for only 12 guests and Emperor Divers has some exciting new benefits when you book her.