News articles in Snorkeling

Aurora Expeditions offers Antarctic Snorkeling and Diving in 2015

(Blue Ocean - August 22, 2014) -- Aurora Expeditions will be offering passengers the chance to snorkel  and scuba dive in Antarctica in 2015 during what is midsummer season in the south pole. It’s moulting time for penguins and flight school for cormorant chicks.

The snorkelling and diving trips will be conducted daily, depending on the weather, in sheltered bays, offshore islands and ship wrecks in Antarctic waters during the expedition. Dials in on Natural Evolution of the Diver.

(Blue Ocean - August 13, 2014) -- Dive Centers, Resorts and Live-aboard Vessels have all invested countless man-hours and marketing dollars in an effort to break the code for new diver recruitment. For many years, as an industry we have chased a variety of recruitment schemes; “let’s emulate surfing, skiing, sky diving, water skiing, jet skiing”…or whatever seems to be tickling the fickle consumer base at the current time.

A Coral Reef Designed for Valentine's Day

(Blue Ocean Network - Feb 14, 2012) -- The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system (and it's largest living structure ), comprising nearly 3,000 individual reefs and 900 islands off the eastern coast of Australia. One of these thousands of reefs is Heart Reef, so named for its shape. It is located in the Whitsunday Islands and must be viewed from the air as the area is protected and snorkelers and scuba divers are not allowed to enter.

Boston Sea Rovers Show Attracts Non-Diving Friends and Family.

(Blue Ocean Network - January 27, 2012) -- The upcoming Boston Sea Rovers Show, to be held at the CoCo Key Hotel & Water Resort in Danvers MA on the weekend of March 10-11, has created many incentives for attendees to bring along non-diving friends and family.

(Blue Ocean Network - January 19, 2012) -- The Dive Cooperative, a dive operation and training academy in Cozumel on a mission to bring a higher consciousness to diving, is launching an innovative new retreat entitled "Dive Within". This unique 7-day program brings together the synergies of scuba diving and yoga in an integrated program that allows for exploration of many aspects of day-to-day life.

Gaps in the Diving Industry's Approach to Snorkeling Activities

(Blue Ocean Network - December 20, 2011) -- The Snorkeling Trap, an informative article from Marine Marketing and Consulting, outlines potential risks in running snorkeling activities. The article is available for free at the Marine Marketing & Consulting website. The Snorkeling Trap is based upon a snorkeling fatality case that recently went to trial.

SSI Models New Business Model at DEMA Show 2011

(Blue Ocean Network - December 1, 2011) -- Scuba Schools International (SSI), the premier education and business support company came to DEMA to reinforce and build on its new business model for the recreational sport diving industry – Swim, Snorkel, Scuba.  SSI advises the industry on some of its strategies for success here:

Reef Safe™ by Tropical Seas® Sting Cooler™ Jelly Fish Sting Relief

(Blue Ocean Network - Nov 30, 2011) --  Just one sting from the luminous jellyfish can halt on anyone’s snorkeling or dive vacation. Fortunately, most jellyfish stings are harmless, but they have the potential to be very painful. To keep underwater adventures free from pain, Reef Safe™ byTropical Seas® has created the new Sting Cooler™ Jelly Fish Sting Relief.

Seychelles Diving & Snorkeling Adventures Scheduled in 2012

(Blue Ocean Network - June 6, 2011) -- In January 2012, Zegrahm Expeditions will operate two diving- and snorkeling-focused voyages to the Seychelles aboard the 110-passenger Clipper Odyssey. Throughout their Ultimate Seychelles and Classic Seychelles journeys, divers and snorkelers will encounter over 150 coral species and some 850 species of rainbow-hued fish, as well as manta rays, spinner dolphins, hawksbill and green turtles, and hundreds of giant clams. Highlights on both itineraries include:

New Underwater Treasure Hunt Game Introduced by DEMA

(Blue Ocean Network - May 29, 2011) -- The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association (DEMA) recently released a new in-water game called “DiveCaching.” DiveCaching is an underwater game for snorkelers and certified divers that is designed to keep divers active locally while promoting more diving.

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