Archive | December, 2016

35 Years of PADI Membership for Industry Icon

22 Dec

Congratulations to Henrik Nimb, representative on the Project AWARE Foundation Board of Directors, for his 35 years of PADI Membership achievement award.

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Henrik was presented the award by PADI Asia Pacific Vice Presidents Danny Dwyer (Left) and Matthew Hill (Right) on a recent visit to the PADI Asia Pacific Regional Headquarters.

We thank Henrik for his long serving dedication and hard work in flying the PADI and Project AWARE flags.

PADI Master Scuba Diver Application Fee Waived in 2017

21 Dec

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Help your divers join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving and live the dive life as a PADI Master Scuba Diver in 2017. The PADI Master Scuba Diver rating places them in an elite group of respected divers who have both significant experience and extensive scuba training.

To earn this rating they must log 50 dives and have their PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver certifications, as well as five PADI Specialty course certifications.

In 2017, when they complete their training at a PADI Dive Shop in the Asia Pacific region, the usual Master Scuba Diver application fees will be waived.

So encourage them to take the plunge in 2017, earn their PADI Master Scuba Diver rating and become part of an elite group of highly skilled and trained divers.

Download the 2017 PADI Master Scuba Diver Voucher (Asia Pacific).

Contact PADI Asia Pacific for more information.

* Offer only valid in the PADI Asia Pacific region.

New My PADI Club™ – Coming in 2017

7 Dec

mypadiclubComing in 2017, My PADI Club will be a brand new portal to the underwater world and a vibrant home for the dive community. It offers tools, expert advice and a community of like-minded divers to make it easier for people to explore, learn, and share their passion for diving.

A digital platform accessible from any device, My PADI Club lets divers of all levels:

  • Connect, find new buddies, and become part of the largest dive community in the world.
  • Plan their next underwater exploration with ratings and reviews.
  • Take advantage of PADI eLearning® and dive equipment discounts.
  • Log unlimited dives and use eCards to verify certification.
  • Seek advice with an Ask an Expert feature.

Make My PADI Club yours. To learn more, contact your PADI Regional Manager or Training Consultant and stay tuned to hear about exclusive benefits just for PADI Members.

PADI Instructor Examinations for November, 2016

6 Dec

Congratulations to the many new PADI Instructors who completed their PADI Instructor Examinations in November, 2016.

02-03 – Gili Islands, Indonesia

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05-06 – Bali, Indonesia

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05-06 – Airlie Beach, Australia

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05-06 – Phuket, Thailand

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08-09 – Koh Tao, Thailand

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11-12 – Koh Lanta, Thailand

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12-13 – Uljin, South Korea

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14-15 – Northland, New Zealand

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15-16 – Manado, Indonesia

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17-18 – Tauranga, New Zealand

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17-18 – Bangkok, Thailand

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19-20 – Sydney, Australia

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19-20 – Perth, Australia

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23-24 – Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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25-26 – Bohol, Philippines

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28-29 – Singapore

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28-29 – Cebu, Philippines

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29-30 – Havelock, Andaman Islands

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The 2017 PADI Price List is Now Available

6 Dec

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The 2017 PADI price list is now available on the PADI Pros’ site. The revised price list takes effect 1st January 2017. Please take a moment to review, and should you have any questions, please contact your Regional Training Consultant.

We take this opportunity to congratulate PADI Members in Asia Pacific who in 2016, are on track to certify more PADI divers than any year in PADI’s history.

The good results in 2016 builds on six record years in succession for PADI Members and is a good sign of a strong diving industry in our part of the world.

PADI also had a record year in 2016 generating over 2 Billion impressions of the PADI brand, all designed to drive traffic to you as a PADI Member. The PADI team will continue working hard in the future to ensure that when consumers decide to dive, they seek out PADI Members first.

Thank you for all your support in 2016. We look forward to a positive and productive finish to the year and working with you again in 2017.

View the 2017 PADI Price List on the Home Page of your PADI Pros Account.