Destination News

Master Liveaboards announces new boat for Indonesia

Indo Master is a traditional phinisi style liveaboard, built from teak and ironwood. Launched in 2022, she is the very definition of a modern Indonesian phinisi.

Indo Master offers 9 cabins for a maximum of 18 guests. Below decks there are 4 traditional Classic cabins, with a choice of twin or double layouts. There is also a larger Premium cabin with two double beds for those who prefer to spread out on their trips.

Fishing derby added to 2024 Yap Day celebrations

Traditional stick dance during Yap Day celebrations

Yap Day is one of the premier and largest cultural events in all of Micronesia that showcases everything Yapese, with the village of Makiy in Gagil municipality hosting this year’s festivities.

On February 29th the festivities will kick off with the traditional conch shell blowing and presentation of colours and stone money. During the course of that day there will be women’s sitting dances by the Maap and Rull municipalities and a men’s standing dance by the Rumung municipality. 

Master Liveaboards introduce 3 new vessels and 2 new destinations

From Tuesday October 31 onwards, Master Liveaboards will be taking over both operations and sales of Blue Horizon and Blue Melody in the Egyptian Red Sea, as well as Blue Voyager in the Maldives.

Blue O Two has been operating these award winning vessels for many years and on the ground, the same great team will be waiting for customers, both old and new.

Emperor Divers make Seven Seas their Red Sea flagship

Having worked in collaboration with the Seven Seas team in recent months, Emperor have now fully integrated her into the fleet to make her their flagship vessel in the region.

Seven Seas has won the “Best Liveaboard in the Red Sea” award on five occasions which speaks volumes for the quality of trip she offers.

She is a true icon of liveaboard holidays in this region providing a great diving experience from truly elegant surroundings.

Emperor Divers to work in cooperation with Seven7Seas

The cooperation will see Emperor help to promote the Seven7Seas brand and assist in the running of this hugely-popular, Egypt-based boat.

A five-time winner of the ‘Best Liveaboard in the Red Sea’, Seven7Seas is 41 metres long and has 12 spacious cabins each with en-suite and separate shower room.

The boat’s 5-star service brings great food and facilities and is perfect for exploring the waters with its large dive deck which has individual storage space and dedicated rinse tanks.

Re-Introducing the Humboldt Explorer

Diving on Humboldt Explorer is already a five-star experience, but now the liveaboard has even better accommodations. It also features a more contemporary salon and sun deck, upgraded dive deck, and fresh plumbing.

Humboldt Explorer received the Fleet’s largest overhaul to date. Short of building a new boat, the liveaboard is brand new.  

Cable-stayed bridge in Dublin, Ireland

Maya Train from Cancun to Tulum will have cable-stayed bridges

Tren Maya is a 1,525km (948mi) system of new and revitalized railways designed to connect Caribbean tourist resorts, such as Cancun, with cities, cultural sites and lesser-known destinations inland. The new rail system will pass through the states of Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo—the main regions of the Yucatán Peninsula.