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Four rooms available now, 22 by the end of 2015 – the goal is to enhance the visitor’s dive vacation experience by showing them the underwater world through the eyes of experts Sunset House, the hotel for divers by divers, has completed four of what will ultimately be 22 themed guest rooms decorated with the work of some of the dive industry’s elite underwater photographers. The design upgrade is part of a continuing makeover plan by the popular dive resort, to enhance the dive experience for guests who travel here to enjoy Cayman’s famed underwater world. Customers can now book…

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A fantastic new facility for diving and accommodation is set to open in Marsa Alam on 1st October 2014 – Flora Diving Camp. The team at Flora Diving Camp are busily preparing for the grand opening in October and as an introduction to the facility have a great special offer for divers 7 Nights Accommodation including 10 Guided Dives and Transfers from Marsa Alam Airport – All for ONLY €299 per person! Learn more on the brand new Flora Diving Camp website at: http://www.floradivingcamp.com 

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Steve Broadbelt and his team at Ocean Frontiers have culled 10,000 Lionfish from East End reefs; Chef Ron Hargrave has purchased a total of 6000 pounds of the predators to cook up in delectable local dishes. “Lionfish are beautiful, resilient and strong – a cool fish – but they are deadly to our reefs and if we don’t stop them something bad is going to happen,” says Matt Russell a divemaster/instructor at Ocean Frontiers who has watched the invasion with deep concern for the marine environment. Russell is a dedicated, educated and skilled warrior in the fight against the Lionfish, consistently culling…

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Team Southern Cross sweeps awards and comes out on top as 2013 Grand Champion On Little Cayman, a small 10-square-mile island with a permanent population of about 150 people, the Southern Cross Club hosted the Sister Islands Cook-off, a world-class cooking competition that would impress any culinary aficionado or foodie in the world. On November 16, 2013, more than 20 chefs from various restaurants and resorts in the Cayman Islands submitted 48 towering and creative dishes that highlighted originality, presentation and taste. This was the 16th year for the event, an annual fundraiser for the Sister Islands Tourism Association.  After a competitive and fun-filled…

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If you are looking for a once in a lifetime experience, how about a stay UNDER the Indian Ocean? We are delighted to be able to offer our guests the amazing chance to stay on a private floating island off the stunningly beautiful white sands of Pemba, Tanzania. The Underwater Room, part of the all-inclusive Manta Resort, is now open. Here you can sleep four metres below the surface and enjoy unparalleled views of the underwater world from the comfort of your own bed. Luxuriate in sunbathing and star gazing on the top deck, and lounge and dine on the water deck…

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With in-house dive operation Ocean Frontiers, Compass Point is recognized as one of the most conservation-minded dive resorts in the Cayman Islands The Compass Point Dive Resort at East End in Grand Cayman has recently received its Green Globe re-certification for sustainable tourism.  Green Globe provides a framework and guidelines to help tourism businesses develop and improve on best sustainability practices to save energy and water resources, reduce operational costs and positively contribute to local communities and their environment. Ocean Frontiers is also recognized as one of the most conservation-minded dive operators in the Cayman Islands with a long history of promoting ocean protection through its company programs,…

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Wins World Travel Award as Cayman Boutique Resort and Receives Green Globe Recertification for Sustainability Most visitors to the Southern Cross Club in Little Cayman praise the resort as the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing vacation on this secluded island Paradise, and their high opinion was affirmed last month by the 20th World Travel Awards (WTA), considered the “Oscars” of the travel Industry.  The WTA once again named the Southern Cross Club as the 2013 winner in the category of “Leading Boutique Resort in the Cayman Islands”.  The resort won this distinction in 2012, and was nominated in the same category from 2008…

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With four Red Sail Sports locations island-wide, and other perks, package adds depth, variety and a touch of class to a Grand Cayman dive vacation Trinity Caves on the West Wall, Eagle Ray Pass on the stunning North Wall, Grouper Grotto at remote East End, Stingray City in the North Sound − all iconic dive sites in the Cayman Islands − all available through Red Sail Sports in one dive package being offered for a limited time. The Ultimate Dive Stay and Play Package, with accommodations at the Westin Grand Cayman Resort on Seven Mile Beach, is an all-access pass to Grand Cayman’s best dive…

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Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort is the newest and most modern Dive Resort in Anilao Batangas today, it is geared more towards the Underwater Imaging Segment of the industry.   Anilao has long been a local Dive Destination in the Philippines, its good mix of reefs, sandy slopes, caves and piers make for a really interesting Dive vacation.  Just a boat ride away from Puerto Galera and Verde Island; Anilao makes for the perfect staging area to access all these well known Philippine Dive Destinations. In recent years with the boom of UW Macro Photography and the influx of foreign…

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