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First Lady of Diving Lotte Hass has passed

(Blue Ocean Network - January 19, 2015)  -- Viennese-born diving pioneer Lotte Hass passed away at the age of 86 on Wednesday, 14th January 2015 after a happy and multi-faceted life. Charlotte Hildegard Hass was the wife of the Austrian naturalist and diving pioneer Hans Hass and worked in several of his underwater natural history films.

10 Tips for Setting a Home on Vacation Mode

(Dive Travel BusinessNews.com - Monday December 1, 2014) -- Here are ten tips you can pass on to your travelers to help them put their home into “vacation mode” for their next dive trip. 

1. Stop Mail and Newspaper Deliveries

Nothing screams “nobody home here” than a pile of newspapers collecting in the driveway or mail spilling out of the mail box. The week before you leave on vacation, arrange with both your newspaper delivery service and the United States Postal Service to hold all deliveries until your return date.

DEMA Sell It! Seminars Help DEMA Show 2014 Attendees Learn Successful Sales Stra

(Blue Ocean Network.com - September 29, 2014) -- DEMA-Sponsored Seminar Track 3: Sell It at DEMA Show 2014 is offering an entire track dedicated to helping attendees learn successful sales and marketing strategies that can impact their bottom line today and in the coming year.

(Blue Ocean Network.com - November 7, 2014) -- Featuring over 650 exhibitors and hundreds of educational and networking opportunities, the DEMA Show 2014 offers a jam-packed schedule for trade members of the dive and travel industry.  Below are helpful tips and tricks, both on and off the Show floor that can help you make the most of your experience:

"Blue The Dive" Open Meeting & Workshop at DEMA Show 2014

(Blue Ocean Network.com - November 12, 2014) -- Denver, CO - For anyone that has ever experienced the ocean firsthand, whether through scuba diving, snorkeling, freediving, or swimming, it is hard to ignore t

(Blue Ocean Network.com - November 5, 2014) -- Dedicated to recognizing and honoring the contributions of women divers, the Women Divers Hall of Fame™ (WDHOF) is proud to announce the selection of six new Members who will constitute the Class of 2015:

Shark Savers: Shark-based Eco-tourism Makes Dollars and Sense

(Blue Ocean Network - November 3, 2014) -- With over 400 species of sharks inhabiting almost every aquatic ecosystem, divers and wildlife enthusiast are enjoying and paying good money to view sharks in their natural habitats, says Non-profit marine organization, Shark Savers in an article posted to the Shark Savers website.

"Shark Lady" Eugenie Clark, Stan Waterman, Phil Nuytten to Receive Blue Legacy A

(Blue Ocean Network.com - Oct 29, 2014) -- ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.  – BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit (BLUE) has announced the selection of Dr. Eugenie Clark, Dr. Phil Nuytten and Stan Waterman as the recipients of its 2014 Legacy Awards, to be presented Friday, November 7, during the ocean event in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida.

Ocean and Industry Celebrities, Artists, Explorers, Policymakers and ‘Eco-preneu

(Blue Ocean Network.com - October 23, 2014) --ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The power of BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit (BLUE) to catalyze cultural change and to shift global consciousness has drawn an A-list of ocean stars from all walks of life. Extraordinary people, stories and discoveries will take center stage at BLUE 2014, November 3-9 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

The Future of Sustainable Adventure Travel a Hot Topic at World Travel Market

(Blue Ocean Network - October 31, 2014) -- A 50-year roadmap for the future of adventure travel and responsible tourism will be explored during World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry.

Issues, policies and trends in the adventure travel sector will be debated across two days, rounded off by a networking event for operators, agents, destinations, tourism boards, equipment brands and the media.

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