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Scuba Show Los Angeles 2024

Back to California we go! Join Pro Dive’s dynamic show duo as they unveil incredible show specials and group deals for your upcoming dive getaways in Mexico or the Dominican Republic. Get ready for thrilling raffle prizes, including Yucatan Explorer dive packages, plus a taste of Tequila! Swing by booth 112 and dive into the excitement!

 

NEW LOCATION! Scuba Show moved to the Los Angeles Convention Center.

 

View our show flyer!

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Beneath The Sea 2024

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be offering exclusive show specials during the Beneath the Sea dive show in Secaucus, New Jersey – the Dive, Travel, and Oceans Exposition. As this renowned event draws attendees, presenters, and exhibitors from around the world, we’re excited to extend our offerings to you. Take advantage of our special deals for direct bookings and through our local partner-agencies.

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Boston Sea Rovers 2024

We’re excited to share that the 70th Platinum Anniversary of the Boston Sea Rovers Show is returning to Danvers, MA on March 16-17, with workshops starting on March 15th! As this renowned event draws attendees, presenters, and exhibitors from around the world, we’re offering exclusive show specials for direct bookings and through our local partner-agencies.

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DykMässan Göteborg 2024

Visit Diving Travel Network & Pro Dive International at the Swedish Dive Show DykMässan in Gothenburg! Chat with our CEO Markus about scuba diving adventures in Mexico and the Dominican Republic, and take advantage of our fantastic stay & dive package deals, hot group specials, and amazing raffle prizes!

 

Date: 9-11 February 2024

Opening Hours: Friday 12-20; Saturday and Sunday 10-18.

 

 

> View our SHOW SPECIALS! (stay tuned)

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DEMA 2023 New Orleans

Pro Dive International’s show team Markus & Florence welcome you once more with unbeatable deals for groups and individual travelers, fantastic raffle prizes like additional group comps, and tequila, at BOOTH #3335! This time from an exciting new location – the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana!

 

View our show brochure, hotel locations, and GoPro IDC Mexico flyer!

 

For more than four decades, the DEMA Show has stood as the foremost and unparalleled gathering in the diving and water sports industry, exclusively tailored for accredited dive experts. Each year, thousands of professionals from the industry across the globe convene at this event to explore novel products, access cutting-edge technical training, reunite with peers, and forge fresh partnerships.

 

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Why You Shouldn’t Fly After Scuba Diving

Picture this: You’re on a dream vacation in the stunning coastal paradise of Mexico, exploring the magnificent underwater world through scuba diving. Whether you’re in the crystal-clear waters of Cozumel or the captivating Riviera Maya, the allure of the deep blue sea fills your eyes.

 

But before you begin planning your post-diving travel itinerary, it’s crucial to understand why you shouldn’t fly immediately after scuba diving. In this article, we’ll explore the science behind this restriction and offer insights into how you can make the most of your diving vacation while ensuring your safety.

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Mastering Compass Use and Natural Navigation in Scuba Diving

Beneath the surface of the ocean lies an enchanting realm of wonders waiting to be explored. Scuba diving offers the opportunity to venture into this mysterious world, but without proper navigation skills, even the most breathtaking dive can turn into a disorienting experience.

 

Learning to use a compass and practicing natural navigation techniques is essential for safe and enjoyable underwater adventures. In this article, we’ll delve into the art of compass navigation, the benefits it offers, and how to harness natural cues for a successful dive.

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Why Kids Should Learn Scuba Diving at a Young Age

In a world where screens dominate children’s attention, the idea of introducing them to scuba diving might seem like a deep plunge into the unknown. However, beyond the surface, there’s a world of benefits awaiting children who take their first breaths underwater. Learning scuba diving at a young age goes beyond just a recreational activity; it’s an educational journey that nurtures a love for the ocean, instills respect for nature, and sparks a passion for exploration.

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20 Years of Pro Dive International!

What an achievement! Marking the 20th Anniversary, 2023 is a special year and significant milestone for Pro Dive International. Starting off with 4 passionate scuba diving enthusiasts in a 12 sqm beach hut in Puerto Aventuras in 2003, Pro Dive has meanwhile established itself as a multi-award winning operation counting 17 PADI Five Star Dive Centers and a PADI Career Development Center located at coveted four and five star beach resorts in Mexico and the Dominican Republic. 

 

Read Pro Dive’s full journey in the recent article in DUIKEN! Right-click in your browser to read it in your preferred language.

 

!NEWS! To celebrate this remarkable milestone, we’re repeating our June offer for an additional 7 days! 𝟮𝟬 𝗬𝗘𝗔𝗥𝗦 · 𝟮𝟬% 𝗢𝗙𝗙 scuba diving & snorkeling · Code: 𝟮𝟬𝗬𝗘𝗔𝗥𝗦 · Book until Nov 7th! *Valid for new bookings only. Code must be mentioned upon booking. Not combinable with other promotions.

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Best Marine Halloween Features

Did you know that the early reference to wearing costumes at Halloween comes from 16th century Scotland? They are often designed to imitate supernatural, scary beings or the souls of the dead.

 

On the occasion of Halloween, we’ve run a marine life contest of The Best Halloween Costumes & Features. The following candidates made it into our TOP5. Who wears it best? Is it the Balloon fish with its Galaxy eyes, the Peacock Flounder as Aladdin’s magic carpet, the Cuttle Fish in Drag, the Butterfly Fish’s masquerade, or the Lionfish’s Carnival dress? You decide!

 

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TOP 5+1 Masters of Camouflage

Nothing is what it seems. This is particularly valid in the animal kingdom. Marine life doesn’t make any exception, but keeps our divers excited and curious.

 

Blending in becoming camouflaged is a useful trick to have up your sleeve to survive the many predators of the ocean. Or it can mean an easy snack as your prey unknowingly walks past your mouth. 

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5 Underwater Working Relationships

Have you ever thought of the ocean as a workplace, where everyone fulfills certain tasks and responsibilities to keep a healthy, harmonious environment and relationships by working as a team?

 

A coral reef is a complex and wondrous ecosystem, with new exciting discoveries every day. As scuba divers we are fascinated watching life going about its daily schedule, life working together to thrive in a colorful city of coral.

 

Here are 5 surprising fun facts about marine animals collaborating with plants, algae, each other, and the reef at large.

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5 Reasons to join us to Catalina Island

There’s that island under the Dominican sun that you want to add to your bucket list for your next visit to the Dominican Republic. 

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Pro Dive’s Adult-Only Dive Resort Locations

What is more sexy than a dive vacation with your lover or best mate? A stay at one of our exclusive adult-only beach resorts! As relaxing, tranquil, fun and romantic as you fancy.

 

As inquiries about adult-only hotels have increased over the past months, we have decided to dedicate a blog about those beach resorts and activities we offer at Pro Dive International in Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

 

Update! We have added two spectacular 5-star beach resorts with adult-only options to our portfolio in both Mexico and the Dominican Republic. Here are all five for you!

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10 Awesome Creatures of the Caribbean

Do you remember that purple flower-like creature on the cover of our January newsletter? Were you able to name it, or did you try to figure out what you actually looked at? What phrase did you even use to look it up? Turns out that this beauty is not the only life form that’s less known among our divers, which encouraged us to write this small piece about strange-looking but awesome creatures that you may be lucky to spot during your dives in the Caribbean in Mexico and/ or the Dominican Republic.

 

This post is about eyeballs, spaghetti, pistols, buttons, and lots more!

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3 Ways To Explore Saona’s Underwater World

Imagine a tropical island off the Dominican Republic’s south-east coast surrounded by impressive coral reef ecosystems rich with a diversity of marine wildlife, crystal clear turquoise waters, pristine palm-fringed mile long white sand beaches, nesting grounds for many migratory species of birds, as well as large areas with natural sandbars decorated with fields of starfish indigenous to this region. This is Saona Island.

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Special Xmas Cards with PADI Specialties

How about a special card for your loved ones or for yourself for Christmas this year? The gift of experience will last forever together with happy memories, exciting new opportunities, and an improved skill set!

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Punta Cana or Bayahibe

Your first time in the Dominican Republic? There’s so much to explore and you can’t decide whether to stay in Punta Cana or Bayahibe? This may help!

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Highlights of diving in Bayahibe

Dominican Republic is famous for its stunning marine environment, colorful coral formations, amazing variety of sea life and unique underwater cave systems. One of the best diving spots is undoubtedly Bayahibe.

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